Microsoft hopes Xbox Two and xCloud will dominate gaming in 2020

January 22, 2019

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The new Netflix of gaming is called xCloud. With this new platform, Microsoft initiates new possibilities in the gaming arena.xCloud will be a cloud technology that provides online game streaming services to millions of gamers across the globe. Microsoft describes the project to be a pioneer in modern gaming, providing gamers with the ultimate options to stream top quality games directly from the cloud to any gaming platform.The new game streaming service is committed to unlock the console-quality gaming experiences on other screens as well, especially on smartphones and tablets. The xCloud allows users to enjoy a PC or console oriented game even on the screens of their smartphones using a controller or touch input controls developed by the company.Thus, xCloud overcomes the obstacle in the way of testing multiple games allowing every user to access countless games on the cloud.

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