Xbox Cloud Gaming is heading to all Game Pass Ultimate users in the 22 supported countries. It is also opening up the service on the web today, bringing it to Windows 10 and Apple devices.
Microsoft today said that it is working to expand cloud gaming to more devices. It aims to build the Xbox experience natively into smart TVs and introduce dedicated devices for other displays.
Sony has confirmed that it will finally start rolling out support for 1080p streaming on PlayStation Now this week. The capability will be gradually available in Europe, U.S., Canada, and Japan.
Nvidia has announced that GeForce Now is getting a new subscription tier for new members, which will cost double what existing users are paying. Current members will keep the $4.99 price, though.
Are you a Sony fan? Do you own a PlayStation console? Are you struggling to choose between the PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now services? If yes, continue reading to find out what's right for you.
Microsoft is testing the web version of its Xbox game streaming service internally, which currently works only on Chromium-based browsers. Screenshots of that version have leaked today.
Today, Microsoft announced that its Xbox game streaming service is going to arrive on Windows 10 in the Xbox app and browser in the spring, and iOS users will be able to use it in the browser.
According to Xbox chief Phil Spencer, Microsoft will be bringing its Xbox game streaming services to smart TV platforms next year. The idea is for it to be everywhere gamers want to play.
The Ubisoft game subscription service, Uplay+, is being rebranded to become Ubisoft+. The service is now also heading to game streaming services like Google Stadia and Amazon Luna.
With the acquisition of Bethesda and bundling of EA Play into Game Pass, Microsoft is leading the charge towards a new era of gaming. But can the company stay in the lead once others catch on?
Apple recently updated its App Store guidelines, offering some breathing room when it comes to allowing game streaming services. However, Microsoft is not satisfied with the changes.
Microsoft is reportedly testing the ability to let users log into Xbox Live from multiple devices. This will allow users to play games using xCloud from a phone while streaming content on a console.
As part of this week's Stadia news, Google has announced that the service can now be used with mobile data in addition to Wi-Fi. The company also revealed the August lineup of Stadia Pro games.
Android users in the Project xCloud preview now have access to five more games to play through the cloud. The new additions include Ori & the Will of the Wisps, Batman: Arkham Knight, and more.
Google has announced that the official Stadia Controller can now be used wirelessly with the web version of the streaming service. Previously, you'd need to use a cable to connect the controller.
Another big batch of games are being removed from Nvidia's GeForce Now streaming service, with Xbox Game Studios, Warner Bros., Codemasters, and more publishers pulling out later this week.
Microsoft's game streaming service is heading to 11 more countries. Project xCloud will begin its rollout in these Western European nations when bandwidth stress is less of a problem.
Microsoft's content streaming platform, Mixer, is receiving major updates that include a new homepage, an auto-hosting feature, and a new experience for Xbox built from the ground up.
Samsung is retiring its PlayGalaxy Link game streaming service on March 27, 2020. The alternatives to the service include Steam Link, which, unlike PlayGalaxy, is not locked just to Samsung phones.
2K Games has become the latest publisher to pull its titles out of Nvidia's game streaming service GeForce Now. Nvidia says it is working with the publisher to bring its experiences back.
Today, Nvidia announced that its game streaming service, GeForce Now, is out of beta. On top of that, it's turning RTX on for real-time ray tracing, and Chrome OS support is on the way.
Microsoft's xCloud gaming service keeps growing, and the company has added 15 new titles to the library of supported games. There are now over 80 games available on Project xCloud.
Microsoft held its X019 briefing today, where it made a ton of announcements, some of which were around its Project xCloud game streaming service. It's coming to Windows 10 in 2020.
Microsoft is continuing to make investments in its game streaming platform Mixer by stealing yet another big name from Twitch. Michael Grzesiek, known as Shroud, will now be exclusively on Mixer.
Microsoft today said that thanks to demand and community feedback, it's already rolling out more invitations to try out the preview of its new Project xCloud game streaming service.
Sony has announced that it's slashing the price of its game streaming service PlayStation Now. The PlayStation 4 and PC subscription now comes in at half the price of what it was before.
Google has revealed that the Founder's Edition of its Stadia game streaming service has sold out across most of Europe, and is being replaced with the similar Premiere Edition for new members.
Samsung has released the beta version of its PlayGalaxy Link software, which lets users stream their PC games from the computer to the Galaxy Note10 and Note10+. It's available in the U.S. and Korea.
In an interview, Stadia's Head of Product revealed that the service will roll out buddy passes two weeks after launch. He also unveiled some other interesting tidbits regarding Stadia's peripherals.
Microsoft is launching a program that lets new Xbox Game Pass subscribers support their favorite Mixer streamers at no additional cost. This is just one way Mixer is letting users support streamers.
With minimal performance impact on the host machine, Discord says gamers will be able to recreate the feeling of playing together with friends while staying in the comfort of their own homes.
In a new interview, Microsoft's Phil Spencer and Kareem Choudhry talked a little more about their plans with Project xCloud. They also showed off the actual hardware that xCloud will be running on.
Microsoft fans will be able to try out the firm's new game streaming service for the first time at this year's gamescom. A host of games including Gears 5 will be showcased at the event as well.
As promised, Google held its Stadia-focused event today, and with it came many new details regarding the service. At launch, it'll be available for Chromecast, desktop, and Pixel phones.
Windows 10's May 2019 Update finally began its rollout this week. In addition, a few apps had their icons changed, and Project xCloud currently supports 3,500 titles. Catch up via the guide below.
Google has kept a lot of details regarding its Stadia streaming service under wraps, but that is set to change in the near future. The company will reveal pricing and launch information this summer.
Employees of Sony's gaming division were surprised and unaware of the company's plan to collaborate with Microsoft, its main rival in the gaming space, on game streaming and other cloud services.
With E3 2019 less than a month away, Sony and Microsoft have announced a partnership that seeks to use both companies' strengths in cloud, AI, and superconductors for game and content streaming.
Razer has announced a new capture card for game streamers and content creators, with support for up to 1080p streaming, 4K video passthrough for gaming, and built-in audio mixing. It will cost $160.
A new report shed some more light on what we can expect from Google's gaming announcement tomorrow, including the launch of its game streaming platform and a new controller designed for it.