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Microsoft Prepping Game Pass for Nintendo Switch

February 22, 2019 / LIZ LANIER

Microsoft and Nintendo are working together to bring Xbox titles the Nintendo Switch, according to Direct-Feed Games via Game Informer.The arguably most exciting rumor is that Microsoft-exclusive “Ori and the Blind Forest” will be published on the Nintendo Switch, though there are more titles supposedly coming to the device in the future via Game Pass.Microsoft is also reportedly planning to bring its upcoming, Netflix-like streaming service, called Project xCloud, to the Nintendo Switch. The Switch’s native hardware can’t handle some of the more graphics-intensive titles of the Xbox One, but a successful streaming service would make playing these titles on the Switch possible.Microsoft already revealed earlier this month via a planned GDC presentation that developers can integrate Xbox Live for use in Nintendo Switch titles with an upcoming software development kit, so the news that it will soon publish titles on the Switch is not completely out of left field. ...