Due to the fact that games contain a lot of textures and elements, streaming them would require you to have a pretty decent internet connection as the transfer of data might be quite large. This is why for the most part, game streaming services tend to stream at lower resolutions to help ensure a smoother experience.
When it comes to headphones, Microsoft might seem like an odd brand to think about, but over the years, the company has launched several audio products such as headphones and wireless earbuds. Now it looks like they’re back with a new pair of headphones, except that these have been designed for gaming in mind.
Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate comes with a feature that allows gamers to stream Xbox games onto devices like Android phones or tablets. Oddly enough, this option was not given to those on PC, even though Microsoft also owns the Windows operating system, but there is some good news on that front.
Given that a subscription to Microsoft’s Xbox Live Gold is required to play online games on the console, it’s safe to say that Microsoft is earning a pretty decent amount. This is why it does come across as tempting to increase the price, where even a $1 increase could mean millions in revenue generated every month.
While Sony used to dabble in handheld consoles, Microsoft on the other hand has pretty much held out from doing so, although we suppose if they had managed to acquire Nintendo, that would be a very different story. However, what if Microsoft were to launch a handheld console, what might it look like?
If you’re looking to stream Xbox games to your iOS device through the Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service, you’ll be pleased to learn that you will be able to do so in 2021. This is according to Microsoft who has announced their plans to bring their game streaming services to iOS devices in the spring of 2021.
Apple had not too long ago expressed their willingness to allow game streaming services on their mobile devices, but there was a caveat in which they also required developers to submit their games to the App Store if it were also available on the game streaming service. Apple claims that this is so that they can review the games to ensure it abides by their terms and conditions.
One of the advantages of game streaming is the ability for gamers to play games on almost any device that can connect to the internet, and not have to worry about things like hardware compatibility, whether or not their device has enough power to run those games, and so on, and this is an opportunity that Microsoft is looking to take advantage of.
If you own an Xbox One console and love the idea of being able to stream games from it to your iPhone or iPad, you’re in luck because Microsoft has since updated its Xbox app for iOS devices to enable game streaming. What this means is that you’ll be able to stream games from your Xbox One console to your iPhone or iPad and keep playing.
Last month, Microsoft announced that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is now available on Android, so the question is, what about iOS gamers? Microsoft did state that they do plan to eventually bring the service to iOS, but given Apple’s restrictions that would require them reviewing every single game that’s part of the service, it just didn’t seem feasible.
It seems that Apple’s TV ambitions are starting to grow because according to multiple reports, Apple is apparently planning to bring its Apple TV app to more platforms like the Xbox and PlayStation consoles.
The other day, Microsoft released its Xbox app for Android. For those unfamiliar, this is different from the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service where users can stream games from the cloud onto their mobile devices. Instead, this app will stream a game you own from your Xbox console onto your mobile device, acting like a local server of sorts.
One of the advantages of purchasing digital games over physical games is that you get to download the game and have it ready to go once it is live. Typically, physical game pre-orders arrive on the day of launch itself, but there can sometimes be unforeseen circumstances that could cause a delay.
The other day, Microsoft officially launched Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on Android. This basically allows Android gamers to stream Xbox games on their Android mobile devices, but the question remains – what about iPhone users? The good news for iPhone users is that Microsoft has not given up yet.
Microsoft recently announced their plans to acquire Bethesda. This is actually a rather interesting announcement, especially when in recent times, it’s starting to feel like Bethesda has grown a lot closer with Sony. This is because the company plans to release two timed-exclusives for the upcoming PS5 console.
Are you looking to stream your Xbox games on your mobile device? If you are, then you’ll be very happy to learn that Microsoft has finally made its remote play app available to all Android users. Prior to that, the app was only available to Insiders, but now it seems that the company is rolling it out to everyone.
If you’re an Android gamer looking for a game streaming service, you might be interested to learn that Microsoft’s Project xCloud has launched for Android. This comes in the form of Xbox Game Pass which is basically the Netflix for video games, and where unlike other streaming services like Google Stadia, gamers just need to pay a one-time subscription fee and will be able to access the games in the […]
Last year, Microsoft expanded on the Xbox Game Pass where they brought it onto the PC. The service has kind of been in beta since then where Microsoft charged customers $4.99 to access it, which is actually a pretty good deal. The bad news is that it looks like the company will be increasing the price and doubling it.
Sony’s PS5 is expected to be released later this year, so the question is when will Microsoft’s Xbox Series X be launched? We safely assumed it would be this year as well, and sure enough Microsoft has confirmed that to be true as the company has announced that the Xbox Series X will be launching this November.
So you are thinking about buying the Samsung Galaxy Note 20. If you are wondering if you should pick up this phone or a “gaming” smartphone, it seems that Samsung is making a pretty compelling case for their products because in a partnership with Microsoft, both companies have unveiled the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate bundle for the Note 20 handset.