Microsoft is Updating xCloud Hardware in 2021

  • AUTHOR: isbah
  • POSTED ON: June 19, 2020

Microsoft has decided
to launch its xCloud game streaming service in 2020 as part of the Xbox Game
Pass. Xbox One S console in server blades will power this service but the tech
company is looking forward to upgrading hardware in 2021.

Source: The Verge

According to reports, the company has already begun the testing on upgraded
xCloud servers and with dedicated PC server blades for streaming PC games over

So Microsoft is planning to use the new Xbox Series X hardware in xCloud
servers and this brings amazing benefits for the CPU side. This next-gen
processor is far more powerful and efficient when it comes to running four Xbox
One S game sessions.

Source: The Verge

These experiments mean
that xCloud will also be available for Xbox GamePass for PC games. The company
needs new blades to stream Xbox Game Pass PC games to mobile devices, Windows
PC, and even Xbox consoles that might be released later.


Updated June 19, 2020
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