This week marks a pretty hefty one where more games get sent up to the cloud and large companies like Microsoft start testing new features. Starting today, players in Ireland and Colombia will be able to test out a new feature that allows friends and family to share their Xbox Game Pass benefits.
Bandwidth Stories August 5
Bandwidth Stories July 29
July is finally coming to a close, which means cloud gaming services are starting to announce their lineups for August. Amazon Luna has a few games in the pipeline, though mysteriously, is lacking in the Luna+ Channel. Boosteroid also has a couple of titles ready to play, including Multiversus.
Bandwidth Stories July 15
We’re starting to see a lot more day-one releases come to cloud gaming services. This week, Xbox Cloud Gaming picks one up called As Dusk Falls. On the other end, Boosteroid adds the Yakuza series to its list of playable titles.
Bandwidth Stories July 8
While this week in particular might not be crawling with newly ascended cloud games, Xbox is giving us a look at what’s to come this month. On top of that, GeForce Now has a few titles coming to the service, including Matchpoint – Tennis Championships.
Bandwidth Stories July 1
It’s finally happening! Cloud gaming is becoming mainstream and being delivered to even more users – especially those who use a Samsung TV. This week, the Samsung TV Gaming Hub launched with both Xbox and GeForce Now apps. Additionally, Amazon Luna unveils July’s lineup, including some pretty exciting titles.
Bandwidth Stories June 24
The gaming options for cloud gaming just don’t stop coming in. Xbox is adding a few large titles and Boosteroid is adding its first game since the official expansion into the US. Not to mention, GeForce Now has more titles users can jump in on this week.
Bandwidth Stories June 17
Bandwidth: Amazon Luna prepares for Prime Day, GeForce Now gets Genshin Impact
Amazon this week announced its biggest event of the year, with Prime Day right around the corner. In preparation for that, Amazon Luna has its June lineup of free games, as well as a discount for its controller on Prime Day.
Bandwidth Stories June 3
This week, Xbox has set itself up to deliver some great titles to gamers using its Cloud Gaming service, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. One of those Xbox Cloud games is Assassin’s Creed Origins. On the other end of the game streaming spectrum, NVIDIA has announced a shocking bit of news. God of War will be leaving GeForce Now after just being added over a month ago.
Bandwidth Stories May 27
Facebook Gaming is a name in streaming you don’t hear much of these days. That may be changing soon with some new information coming to light about Crayta making its way to Facebook Gaming. As for Xbox, it looks like Keystone is in need of some extra time as the company develops the streaming device. On top of that, Amazon Luna outlines its gaming plans for June and GeForce Now brings the heat with some new games this week.
Bandwidth Stories May 20
Bandwidth: Shadow gets a ‘Power Upgrade’ as Sony confirms dates for new PlayStation Plus
The lesser-known cloud gaming service Shadow is this week getting a “Power Upgrade,” with a new subscription option that adds the power of an RTX 3070 GPU and more.
Bandwidth Stories May 13
Bandwidth: GeForce Now hits 1,300 supported games
This latest slew of games from GeForce Now marks a total of 1300 games supported to the streaming service. The title that marks this record for GeForce Now is Evil Dead: The Game, which will be available today on release.
Bandwidth Stories May 6
In case you missed it, this week was May the 4th – a great excuse for every company to do something Star Wars-related. NVIDIA’s GeForce Now took that opportunity to bring three new Star Wars games to the table, including Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. To add, PlayStation Plus is starting to pad out its subscription service for existing and new gamers.
Bandwidth Stories April 29
This marks another week where streaming services are working hard to get as many titles as possible on their platform. GeForce Now is bringing the big guns and making Lost Ark available for its subscribers, while Amazon Luna and Xbox Game Pass are adding some truly enticing titles to their growing catalogs. Here’s what’s new.
Bandwidth Stories April 22
This week, NVIDIA GeForce Now is bringing some fan-favorite picks to its lineup of streamable games for you to finally play, such as the classic God of War. Amazon Luna, on the other hand, is adding some more titles to its gaming channels while Xbox Game Pass does the same.
Bandwidth Stories April 15
Xbox Game Pass is keeping up appearances by consistently updating its game offerings. To add this week, Game Pass is bringing an exciting and unique game to the table: Bugsnax. As for GeForce Now, well they’re still adding games like they do every week. The big one this week is Need For Speed HEAT.
Bandwidth Stories April 8
There seems to be a rising demand for game demos as of late, and it’s no different for the streaming gamer’s needs. GeForce Now is rolling out free playable demos for users to try out the latest games at no charge. To add, MLB The Show 22 and other glorious titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Bandwidth Stories April 1
This week marks the introduction to PlayStation’s newest subscription service meant to take on Xbox Game Pass’ overall success. To add, Amazon Luna is finally adding the first round of game additions to its offering list, plus dishing out some free ones for Prime users.
Bandwidth Stories March 25
It looks like Sony is chomping at the bit to add a new subscription service to compete with Xbox’s Game Pass. To add, GeForce Now is offering up a lot this week with a few new games, Fortnite‘s newest season, and some pretty exclusive new in-game quests.
Bandwidth Stories March 18
This week is a bit quiet for every service except Xbox Game Pass and GeForce Now, which both seem to be adding new material on a constant basis. This week, Shredders comes to Xbox Game Pass, as do a slew of other titles. Additionally, Xbox is giving out a free Paramount+ trial to subscribers.
Bandwidth Stories March 11
While most other cloud gaming services like GeForce Now and Xbox Cloud Gaming are quiet this week, Amazon Luna isn’t taking a break after just launching in full. In fact, Luna is bringing Immortals Fenyx Rising to Amazon Prime members for free, for a limited amount of time. To add, NVIDIA GeForce Now is also bringing monthly RTX 3080 memberships to the table.
Bandwidth Stories March 4
This week, all the stars have aligned to bring tons of new games and features to the cloud gaming scene, whether that’s NVIDIA GeForce Now, Amazon’s Luna, or Xbox Cloud Gaming. In fact, Amazon Luna is finally available to everyone within the US with a fair price and adds the ability to stream to Twitch.
Bandwidth Stories February 25
Bandwidth: PlayStation’s Xbox Game Pass competitor shapes up, Luna adding Sonic Colors
Subscriptions have become incredibly popular for gaming in recent years, and Xbox Game Pass has become king. Now, Sony is ramping up for its own version of Game Pass, with a subscription library and cloud games for the PlayStation. Now, some of the first details are coming out.
Bandwidth Stories February 18
Bandwidth: No Man’s Sky gets a massive update, Mass Effect comes to Xbox Cloud
Contrary to last week, there is quite a bit going on in terms of new and updated titles like Mass Effect coming to Xbox Cloud and others to GeForce Now. To add, No Man’s Sky is getting yet another huge update, bringing new content and more to the ever-expanding title that we can never seem to give up.
Bandwidth Stories February 11
Bandwidth: GeForce Now unveils second batch of anniversary rewards
This week has been a little quiet in terms of new developments in cloud gaming – GeForce Now stands out with the biggest selection of new rewards and games to come onto the scene as of late. This week, the company is celebrating its second anniversary, so as you would expect, GFN is giving out presents to members, so make sure you keep reading for how you can sign up for GeForce Now rewards.
Bandwidth Stories February 4
Bandwidth Stories January 28
Bandwidth: T-Mobile parent company kills its cloud gaming service you likely didn’t know existed
More and more cloud gaming services have launched over the past few years, to the point where some are hard to keep track of. This week, T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom announced that it would shut down “Magenta Gaming,” a cloud gaming service that certainly went under the radar for most.
Bandwidth Stories January 21
Bandwidth: Hitman Trilogy is now available with Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming
Microsoft announced the next batch of games headed to Xbox Game Pass this week, which includes the Hitman Trilogy, complete with cloud support.
Bandwidth Stories January 14
Bandwidth: Sony marks the beginning of the end for PlayStation Now as a standalone service
Sony isn’t known for its cloud gaming efforts, but PlayStation Now has provided players with access to cloud-streamed games. Ahead of bigger plans for subscriptions, though, Sony has marked the beginning of the end for PlayStation Now as a brand.
Bandwidth Stories January 7
Bandwidth: Rainbow Six Extraction will be streaming from Xbox Game Pass on launch day
Xbox Game Pass launched into 2022 with the reveal of a few new cloud-compatible games, including Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Extraction which will be available on Game Pass from day one.
Bandwidth Stories December 24, 2021
Bandwidth: Far Cry 6 gets RTX support on GeForce Now
One of the most attractive parts of Nvidia’s GeForce Now is that it supports the ray-tracing graphics that other cloud gaming platforms do not, and now Far Cry 6 is adding support for the feature.
Bandwidth Stories December 17, 2021
Bandwidth: Among Us joins Xbox cloud gaming, GeForce Now’s 3080 tier now available on demand
Among Us is expanding its availability in the cloud, this week coming to Xbox cloud gaming alongside a few other titles.
Bandwidth Stories December 10, 2021
Bandwidth: Halo Infinite arrives on Xbox Game Pass, Amazon Luna adds new games
Microsoft’s cloud gaming push hit new heights this week, as one of Xbox’s biggest franchises made its way to xCloud. Halo Infinite is now available on Xbox Game Pass, complete with cloud support.
Bandwidth Stories December 3, 2021
Bandwidth: Xbox cloud gamers love touchscreen controls, GeForce Now 3080 tier expands to Europe
Cloud gaming is useful for its ability to bring high-end console/PC games to any device, but as it turns out, mobile gameplay may be the biggest use case. This week, Microsoft released that 20% of users on Xbox cloud gaming are exclusively using the touchscreen controls.
Bandwidth Stories November 26, 2021
Bandwidth: GeForce Now gets gift cards, Amazon Luna Black Friday offers
Nvidia this week announced just a handful of new titles for GeForce Now, but more notably the arrival of gift cards for the cloud gaming service.
Bandwidth Stories November 19, 2021
Bandwidth: GeForce Now is beating Stadia to launch on LG’s WebOS TVs
LG TV owners are about to get a bonus, as Nvidia has just announced that a GeForce Now app is coming to WebOS TVs as soon as next week.
Bandwidth Stories November 12, 2021
Bandwidth: Jurassic World Evolution 2 on GeForce Now, new Luna games, more
Nvidia’s GeForce Now is this week adding Jurassic World Evolution 2 to its ever-expanding library, as Amazon Luna and xCloud also make new additions.
Bandwidth Stories November 5, 2021
Bandwidth: Forza Horizon 5 will be available in the cloud on day one, PS Now announces new games
As cloud gaming continues to expand, Microsoft has this week confirmed more games that will be supported on xCloud including Forza Horizon 5 on launch day.
Bandwidth Stories October 29, 2021
Bandwidth: GeForce Now’s 3080 tier seems to be the new gold standard for cloud gaming tech
The cloud gaming market has been very competitive over the past year or two, but Google Stadia was widely regarded as being the king of the streaming tech. Now, though, it seems Nvidia has the leg up with the performance of its new GeForce Now 3080 tier.
Bandwidth Stories October 22, 2021
Bandwidth: Amazon’s New World makes its cloud debut, just not on the company’s own Luna
Amazon’s first successful game, New World, is taking the community by storm lately and, just a few weeks after its debut, New World is coming to cloud gaming. However, it won’t be doing so on Amazon’s product…
Bandwidth Stories October 15, 2021
Bandwidth: Can it run Crysis? Now, just about everything does
The “can it run Crysis” joke has been around for ages and was born out of the game’s advanced graphics — at least for the time. Now, it takes on a new meaning, as GeForce Now is picking up the Crysis Remastered Trilogy, opening up access to the game to basically any device.
Bandwidth Stories October 8, 2021
Bandwidth: Xbox adds Totally Accurate Battle Simulator and more, new PS Now additions
Cloud gaming as a whole continues to expand, and this week, several new games are joining the streaming race. That includes support for Totally Accurate Battle Simulator on Xbox Game Pass as well as new additions to PlayStation Now and Amazon Luna, too.
Bandwidth Stories October 1, 2021
Bandwidth: Xbox Game Pass adds Avengers, expands to Australia, Japan, and more
Xbox Game Pass has given cloud gaming some love this week, expanding the service to Australia and some other regions as well as bringing Marvel’s Avengers into the fold.
Bandwidth Stories September 24, 2021
Bandwidth: GeForce Now adds 12 new games including Kena: Bridge of Spirits
In a fairly quiet week for the gaming world, Nvidia GeForce Now announced it would be adding 12 new games including Sheltered 2, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, and more.
Bandwidth Stories September 17, 2021
Bandwidth: PlayStation Now could head to Australia, Xbox cloud gaming comes to Windows
Cloud gaming is seeing upgrades from all sides this week. As Stadia added more games, so did Xbox Game Pass, Amazon Luna, and GeForce Now, but what might be most important is device expansion from Microsoft and the possible addition of streaming in Australia from PlayStation Now.
Bandwidth Stories September 10, 2021
Bandwidth: Football Manager 2022 returns to the cloud w/ Xbox Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass continues to be a force for good in cloud gaming as, this week, it’s been confirmed that Football Manager 2022 will continue to be available in the cloud with Xbox Game Pass upon its next release.
Bandwidth Stories September 3, 2021
Bandwidth: PlayStation Now brings Final Fantasy, Craftopia on Game Pass, more
Outside of Stadia this week, there were some notable announcements in cloud gaming. That includes a big wave of Final Fantasy titles launching on PlayStation Now and more new games on Xbox Game Pass.
Bandwidth Stories August 27, 2021
Bandwidth: Xbox Game Pass gets Psychonauts 2, console launch as others announce new games
As a new month approaches, cloud gaming platforms are announcing more big additions, but this week, it was Gamescom and releases like Psychonauts 2 on Xbox Game Pass that really made headlines.
Bandwidth Stories August 20, 2021
Bandwidth: Twelve Minutes, Star Wars Battlefront make cloud debut; Boosteroid coming to the US
Cloud gaming saw a few pretty big releases this week, and on Xbox Game Pass, that included the launch of Twelve Minutes and Star Wars Battlefront on the cloud. Further, Boosteroid has confirmed plans to launch in the United States.