Microsoft is Updating xCloud Hardware in 2021

  • AUTHOR: isbah
  • POSTED ON: June 19, 2020

Microsoft has decided to launch its xCloud game streaming service in 2020 as part of the Xbox Game Pass. Xbox One S console in server blades will power this service but the tech company is looking forward to upgrading hardware in 2021.

Source: The Verge

According to reports, the company has already begun the testing on upgraded xCloud servers and with dedicated PC server blades for streaming PC games over xCloud.

So Microsoft is planning to use the new Xbox Series X hardware in xCloud servers and this brings amazing benefits for the CPU side. This next-gen processor is far more powerful and efficient when it comes to running four Xbox One S game sessions.

Source: The Verge

These experiments mean that xCloud will also be available for Xbox GamePass for PC games. The company needs new blades to stream Xbox Game Pass PC games to mobile devices, Windows PC, and even Xbox consoles that might be released later.


Updated June 19, 2020
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