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Hades

Hades is now available on Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming

The award-winning isometric rogue-like dungeon crawler Hades is now available to play on the Xbox Game Pass. This includes being able to play the game through Xbox Cloud Gaming with touch controls! Interested in playing the game? Head over to Xbox.com/Play or open the Xbox app if you

13 Aug 21 1 min read
Opinion

Windows vs. macOS - What is best for Cloud Gaming?

Cloud Gaming is designed to be multi-device and multi-platform ready; however, some platforms/devices are better than others for Cloud Gaming. Today, we will be looking at two popular operating systems. If you somehow avoided reading the title of this article, the two operating systems that we will be reviewing

16 May 21 3 min read
Xbox Cloud Gaming

Xbox Cloud Gaming now supports touch controls on 22 games

Xbox Cloud Gaming, formally known as Project xCloud, is the Cloud Gaming service offered by Microsoft for their Xbox ecosystem. The service is only available to those who are Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers. When the service launched, few games supported touch controls; thus, the service required an external controller

06 Jan 21 1 min read
Xbox Cloud Gaming

Microsoft xCloud adds touch controls to ten more games

When Microsoft's xCloud launched as part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription back in September, the platform promoted that you would be able to play games with an Xbox controller or touch controls on your mobile device. However, xCloud launched with only one game supporting touch controls, Minecraft Dungeons.

25 Oct 20 1 min read
Xbox Cloud Gaming

Microsoft is reportedly bringing xCloud to iOS next year

With the recent announcement of Amazon Luna, many were shocked to see that Luna would be available on iOS devices. They can do this through the use of browser-based streaming technology, much like how Google Stadia and NVIDIA GeForce Now can offer their streaming services through the Chrome web browser.

09 Oct 20 1 min read
Microsoft

Microsoft's xCloud service will launch in Australia in 2021

Microsoft's Cloud Gaming service, xCloud, will be available in Australia in "early 2021." This news comes in a confirmation to YouTuber Skill Up on Twitter. In the exchange, Skill Up asks if Microsoft has any plans to release the xCloud service in Australia, to which Phil Spencer, the

23 Sep 20 1 min read
Microsoft

Microsoft acquires Bethesda for $7.5 Billion

Today, Microsoft has announced that they have acquired ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks. This announcement comes in the form of a news post over on the official Xbox website. With this acquisition, games such as DOOM, The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Quake, and many more big-name titles are

21 Sep 20 1 min read