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Microsoft's xCloud Forecast

There are details on Project xCloud on Xbox Wire, outlining games coming to Microsoft's cloud gaming service and plans to bring this to Windows PCs next year. They also say this will be a flexible setup: "We believe in the freedom to play and the freedom to choose. In 2020 we will enable gamers to stream from the cloud Xbox games that they already own or will purchase. We will also add game streaming from the cloud to Xbox Game Pass. Gamers will be free to discover, choose, and play their favorite games anywhere and everywhere." Here's the plan:
More Games: 50+ titles available in the Preview
Content is key for a great game streaming experience. With nearly two decades in the console space, we have developed strong relationships with creative partners across the industry who produce a wide variety of games. We also have 15 first-party studios continuing to create amazing games. Its our fundamental belief that this content is available for gamers to play when and how they choose.

Were excited to say that were adding more than 50 new titles from over 25 of our valued partners. Games such as Madden NFL 20, Devil May Cry 5, and Tekken 7 are now in the Preview library. Check out the full list of titles here. This is another step in the journey, and we will continue to add more games over time.

More Ways to Play: Expanding device & input types
Mobile phones provide a fantastic on-the-go gaming experience, but our goal is to continue to provide people with even more ways to play. Next year, well bring Project xCloud to Windows PCs, and are collaborating with a broad set of partners to make game streaming available on other devices as well.
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1. Re: Microsoft's xCloud Forecast Nov 14, 2019, 21:10  Kxmode 
 
This might be a good compromise. Being able to play Xbox games on Windows or Windows games in 4K60 ultra on Xbox. Could be a boon for a variety of reasons. I also understand the need to charge an admission fee via purchasing the game. However, I think the problem with cloud gaming is the streaming model itself. It's a "you think you do, but it don't" thing. Most people think cloud gaming should be about accessing games like a streaming services for a flat monthly fee. So far none of the services do this.  
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