The vision for Project xCloud, Microsoft’s cloud gaming technology, is to give the ability to play the games you want with the people you want, anywhere. This will be part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate at no additional cost, Microsoft announces.
Starting September 15, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play more than 100 games from the cloud on their Android phone or tablet. Cloud games will be launched in beta for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members in 22 countries to ensure stability as the feature scales to millions of players.
When cloud games launch as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, players have access to more than 100 high-quality games that can be played from the cloud, including Minecraft Dungeons, Destiny 2, Tell Me Why, Gears 5, Yakuza Kiwami 2, and more. Because Microsoft has committed to giving Xbox Game Studios access to new titles from Xbox Game Studios on the first day of Xbox Game Pass, they plan to make these games available in the cloud from the day they are released. More games will be announced on “Release” All experiences are transferred to your mobile phone, including the friend list, achievements, controller settings, and saved game progress.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate cloud games will be available to launch on Android devices in 22 countries, including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
To improve the mobile gaming experience, Microsoft is working with Razer, PowerA, 8BitDo, and Nacon to develop brand new accessories specifically for cloud games.
This includes various types of clips that can be adapted to a variety of devices, travel controls that fit in every pocket, and exclusive Xbox branded controls that can be split and attached to the side of your phone. You can also play with your Xbox One Bluetooth Wireless and PlayStation DualShock 4 controllers.