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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 ‘Netflix of gaming’ service finally launches in September, and it will give access to over 100 Xbox games from your phone, tablet, or console for $15/month

This September, xCloud – Microsoft’s Xbox-based game streaming service – is scheduled to launch, long after it was first announced. The service enables users to play dozens of Xbox games via the cloud, on smartphones and tablets. Any progress made on those games will be reflected on the Xbox when […]
Microsoft’s ‘Netflix of gaming’ service finally launches in September, and it will give access to over 100 Xbox games from your phone, tablet, or console for $15/month
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Microsoft’s new Xbox is actually the next step in an ambitious master plan to shake up the video game industry, and end the rivalry with PlayStation forever

This holiday season, both Microsoft and Sony are planning to launch next-generation game consoles: the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5, respectively. Though the two consoles compete directly, Microsoft is intentionally moving its Xbox business away from direct competition with Sony. Instead of focusing on the new Xbox console […]
Microsoft’s new Xbox is actually the next step in an ambitious master plan to shake up the video game industry, and end the rivalry with PlayStation forever
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Tech giants like Google and Microsoft are battling to become the Netflix of gaming, but the CEO behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘NBA 2K’ says it won’t happen anytime soon

Every major tech company, from Apple to Amazon to Google, is trying to create a “Netflix of gaming” service. The idea is simple: Stream high-quality games to any device, regardless of how much processing power that device has. The potential for such a service is massive, but there are major […]
Tech giants like Google and Microsoft are battling to become the Netflix of gaming, but the CEO behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ and ‘NBA 2K’ says it won’t happen anytime soon
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Microsoft just accidentally revealed its plans to expand Xbox Live to more platforms, and it could help break down longstanding barriers in the gaming industry

Microsoft has revealed plans to bring the Xbox Live online video game platform to the Nintendo Switch, Apple’s iOS, and Android devices. Details were included in the description of an upcoming panel hosted by Microsoft at the 2019 Game Developers Conference. Expanding Xbox Live services would allow gamers to stay […]
Microsoft just accidentally revealed its plans to expand Xbox Live to more platforms, and it could help break down longstanding barriers in the gaming industry