It is official, the Project XCloud will merge with the Xbox Game Pass as of the month of September 2020, and to propose a new way of using the ecosystem Xbox.
Announced since last year, the Project XCloud is a new way to discover the ecosystem at Microsoft. From her smartphone, or even tablet, it will be possible for PC players and Xbox to continue their parties at a distance, a little everywhere in the world. A solution of Cloud Gaming, similar to Google Stadia, but who is beginning to prove its value and attract more players.
Today, Microsoft announced a new, quite exceptional which could greatly contribute to the success of the service. Because yes, from the month of September, the Project XCloud happens in the Game Pass !
Project XCloud – Microsoft strengthens its ecosystem.
It is through an official press release on the site Xbox Phil Spencer, the boss of the firm has just announced that the Project XCloud would soon merge with the Xbox Game Pass in order to offer an experience even further for all the Xbox players.
Because of this, from the month of September (no specific date yet), the Xbox Game Pass and the Project XCloud will merge. Thus, all subscribers to the Game Pass Ultimate will be able to take advantage of this option without additional cost over their subscription.
As of September, in the countries involved (including France), the Xbox Game Pass and the Project xCloud will merge, at no additional cost, for members of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. With the arrival of the cloud gaming in the Game Pass Ultimate, you will be able to play more than a hundred titles to the Xbox Game Pass on your phone or tablet.
As a reminder, the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is proposed to 12.99€ per month. It is the ultimate gaming as it offers players access to the entirety of the games of the Xbox Game Pass (about 300), as well as the entirety of the games with Game Pass PC (about 100 games). In addition, the Game Pass Ultimate offers an entry in to Xbox Live to play online. From September, the latter will also benefit from the experience of Cloud Gaming.
Thanks to the cloud gaming and the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, your games will no longer be confined to the living room. When the cloud gaming will arrive in the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, you will be able to continue your game where you left off on any other device, as you continue reading your movies, your series, or your music now with your favourite services.
All games Xbox One backwards compatible on the Xbox Series X
Team Xbox would also like to talk to us about backwards compatibility. Thus we learn that all of the games Xbox One (except those that require use of the Kinect) will be backwards compatible on the next Xbox Series X. This represents several thousands of games that will be accessible right from the day of the release of the Xbox Series X.
Soon after the release of the Xbox Series X, you will be able to enjoy four generations of games. With thousands of titles available from the first day, the console will catalog the greatest ever seen for a launch machine […] All the games Xbox One not requiring Kinect to function will be playable on the Xbox Series X, upon launch of the console. And thanks to the unprecedented power of the Xbox Series X, most of your favorite games will load faster, will be more beautiful and will enjoy better performance.