Xbox Cloud Gaming is expanding to two other countries – Argentina and New Zealand.
Xbox Cloud Gaming will soon support the ability to stream games purchased outside the Xbox Game Pass library, a gaming giant owned by Microsoft said on Thursday. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will be able to play selected titles they have from the cloud in countries where this feature is supported. Microsoft also announced that a beta version of Xbox Cloud Gaming will arrive in Argentina and New Zealand, starting today, along with the ability to play Fortnite for free on a streaming gaming service – bringing total Xbox cloud support to Bringing gaming countries into the gaming world. 28..
Microsoft says it intends to allow Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members to bring selected games they already own or purchase outside of the Xbox Game Pass library. The American company claims that it will add support later this year, but has not yet released details about which games will be supported. Xbox Cloud Gaming is now supported on phones, tablets, computers and consoles, while support for streaming games to Samsung smart TVs will soon be available.
Meanwhile, Xbox Cloud Gaming is also expanding into the two countries, Microsoft announced on Thursday. From now on, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate players in Argentina and New Zealand can stream titles such as Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5 and Tunic directly from the cloud with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Supported platforms include Android, iOS, Windows, and the Xbox Series S / X. As is the case with other regions where Xbox Cloud Gaming is supported, gamers will be able to play Fortnite free of cost and without a subscription.
Microsoft recently revealed that over 10 million players have played a game on its Xbox Cloud Gaming service. The service has also partnered with Epic Games to provide free access to popular free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite — Microsoft says millions of gamers have been playing the title on Android, iOS, and PC, while 20 percent of these users are new to the Xbox platform. The service is also adding thousands of new custom Xbox Series X server racks globally to increase its cloud gaming capacity by 125 percent due to global demand.
“[Xbox Cloud Gaming] should be part of you playing any game on any device, whether it’s a game that you own, whether it’s a free-to-play game: it is really about delivering great game content to any customer on any device through multiple business models,” Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer said in a prepared statement. Microsoft’s cloud game streaming service, launched in 2020, was already available in 26 countries. These are Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and USA. Microsoft says it now supports 350 cloud games – with Xbox touch controls for more than 100 games. The Indian players are waiting because Microsoft has not revealed any plans to launch the service.
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