This last week saw the unveiling of a number of gaming-related Microsoft news, as well as the expected Windows 11 test builds, and even new security flaws. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
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In this week's recap, we'll cover more info that has surfaced about Windows 11, the severe PrintNightmare vulnerability, and even a dash of gaming news. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
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.
This week brought with it new Insider builds for both Widows and Office, the availability of new Surface hardware and of course, Xbox Series optimized games. Be sure to catch up via our recap.
Following Apple's strict rules regarding cloud gaming on iOS devices, Microsoft's gaming boss, Phil Spencer, reportedly revealed plans to bring xCloud to iOS in 2021 via a browser-based app.
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.
Today, Apple published a list of revisions to its App Store guidelines, one of which finally allows streaming games, but those games have to be distributed individually, an issue for Microsoft.
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.
This past week brought a slew of news from Microsoft, ranging from cloud gaming via Game Pass Ultimate to new Insider builds and even a new acquisition. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
After Microsoft announced that cloud gaming would launch through Xbox Game Pass on Android on September 15, it has been confirmed that Apple won't allow the service on the App Store.
Microsoft's Project xCloud has been promised as delivering games wherever you are, but so far it's only been on Android. The preview for iOS is ending today, unless Microsoft does something.
Microsoft has put an official date on the launch of cloud gaming as part of Xbox Game Pass, bringing the over 100 games on the service to players on smartphones, thanks to Project xCloud.
Today, Microsoft announced that if you're an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you'll get access to its Project xCloud streaming service this September, for no additional charge.
In light of the work-from-home focus during the COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has taken the wraps off of the solution it's providing for first and third-party developers creating their games remotely.
Controller maker 8BitDo has announced a new variant of its Sn30 Pro controller, this one geared at users of Microsoft's Project xCloud, including a clip meant to hold a smartphone while playing.
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.
A new Windows 10 Xbox Game Streaming app has been spotted in the Microsoft Store. The app description suggests that the app is geared towards developers readying their apps for console streaming.
This week was packed with game news from Game Pass to xCloud and beyond, new Insider builds in the Fast and Slow rings, and even the first picture from Surface Duo's camera. Be sure to catch up below.
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.
Today, Microsoft announced some improvements that developers will be able to add to games for its Project xCloud streaming service. Touch controls and the ability to adapt for display size are coming.
This past week, Bill Gates stepped down from Microsoft's board of directors, the company transformed Build 2020 and its E3 presentation into virtual events, and so much more. Catch up below.
A savvy Reddit user spotted Microsoft's head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, using an early version of Project xCloud for Windows 10, which will let you stream your Xbox games to your computer.
Microsoft today announced a new feature for its Project xCloud game streaming service on Android where it will show trailers for five games that you can swipe through, and then you can start playing.
Among other things, this week brought a new Windows 10 vNext build with a colourful lineup of new icons, new Edge builds and roadmap updates, and more games to play. Be sure to catch up below.
Microsoft today announced that if you're on Android, you can play five new games on its Project xCloud streaming service, including Cities Skyline, Savage Planet, Mudrunner, and more.
As usual, quit a few things happened in the world of Microsoft this week. Patch Tuesday came and went, as did the company's dual-screen focused Developer Day event, and more. Catch up below.
Microsoft today announced that its Project xCloud game streaming service is now available for iOS in preview; however, there are some considerable restrictions, such as that it only supports one game.
A number of things happened this past week, including the leak of some real-life images of the Series X (and its ports), some new cloud announcements from Microsoft, and more. Catch up below.
Today, Microsoft announced that beginning on January 29, its Project xCloud game streaming service will be available in Canada. With over 50 games, the cloud-based service is still in preview.
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 today announced that Xbox Console Streaming, the feature that lets you stream your games from your console to your phone, is now available in preview in all Xbox One markets.
This past week we saw the release of two new 20H1 builds, the arrival of more Fluent Design to Office mobile apps, and even got some more info on Project xCloud. Be sure to catch up below.
While Microsoft announced that its Project xCloud game streaming service is coming to Windows 10 next year, the company confirmed today that when it launches, it will indeed support ARM64 PCs.
X019 opened its gates this past week, with announcements about new IPs updates on existing titles and even Project xCloud news. Patch Tuesday also rolled around, so be sure to catch up below.
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.
At its annual Ignite event, Microsoft showcased a wide range of cloud, productivity, and security announcements, everything from Office to Azure, and more. Be sure to catch up below.
After just a week of testing in the Alpha ring, Microsoft's Console Streaming feature is now available to more testers, going all the way down to the Preview Delta ring on the Xbox Insider Program.
Today, Microsoft announced that those on the Xbox Insider Program can begin testing out Console Streaming, the feature that will allow users to stream their games from their Xbox to their phone.