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Apple Arcade violates the same App Store policies that are keeping Xbox Game Pass and Google Stadia off of iOS, says former App Store leader

Apple’s iPhone and iPad App Store doesn’t allow subscription-based gaming services like Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass and Google’s Stadia. The reason, according to former Apple App Store director Phil Shoemaker, is because “apps that compete against Apple’s services have a track record of problems getting through the App Store’s review […]
Apple Arcade violates the same App Store policies that are keeping Xbox Game Pass and Google Stadia off of iOS, says former App Store leader
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I spent 3 weeks using Microsoft’s new ‘Netflix of games’ streaming service, and for $15 a month I’m convinced it’s the best game streaming option by a mile

With Xbox Game Pass adding game streaming functionality in mid-September, Microsoft is making major moves to create the “Netflix of gaming.” After using the service for several weeks, it’s clear that Game Pass is the most competitive video game streaming option by a mile. It’s not perfect, but it’s a […]
I spent 3 weeks using Microsoft’s new ‘Netflix of games’ streaming service, and for $15 a month I’m convinced it’s the best game streaming option by a mile
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Microsoft’s Xbox is already crushing Sony’s PlayStation when it comes to creating the ‘Netflix of gaming’ — and it has huge implications for next-gen consoles

Like movies, TV, and music before it, the video game industry is currently going through a paradigm shift toward subscription services. Microsoft’s Xbox has Xbox Game Pass, and Sony’s PlayStation has PlayStation Now – subscription services that offer access to an evolving library of games. Despite the massive success of […]
Microsoft’s Xbox is already crushing Sony’s PlayStation when it comes to creating the ‘Netflix of gaming’ — and it has huge implications for next-gen consoles
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