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Xbox’s Cloud Streaming Platform Project xCloud Is Joining Xbox Game Pass Ahead Of Xbox Series X Launch

Xbox has announced how it’s helping gamers into the next generation, further detailing a number of pro-consumer options including things like smart delivery, backwards compatibility and Xbox Game Pass will work on Xbox Series X.

In a blog post by Phil Spencer, the company detailed a bunch of features that will be featured in the Xbox ecosystem going forward with both Xbox Series X, but also gamers that want to stick with their Xbox One and Xbox One X.

Those who are subscribed to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will get Project xCloud when it launches in September. This is Microsoft’s streaming platform that currently features over 100 games (and will include upcoming games like Halo Infinite). Project xCloud will let you play games from the cloud on your tablet or phone. Unfortunately, an Australian launch still hasn’t been announced.

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You can read Phil Spencer’s full blog post right here, but the highlights of are below:

  • Your games will look and play best on Xbox Series X.
  • You play new games day one with Xbox Game Pass.
  • You won’t be forced into the next generation
  • Your games will not be left behind, thanks to backward compatibility
  • Your Xbox One gaming accessories come into the future with you, too
  • You can buy games once at no added cost
  • You will get more from your Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership
  • You are in control of a healthy and balanced gaming lifestyle
  • You choose how to jump into the next generation of gaming