Xbox Game Streaming Stories December 2
Xbox Game Streaming Stories November 17
Following Google’s announcement of the closure of Stadia, Xbox’s Phil Spencer is coming forward with some comments about the shutdown in a new interview.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories November 16
Samsung is bringing Xbox Cloud Gaming and GeForce Now to 2021 smart TVs
Cloud gaming is upping in demand from users around the globe. With that, Samsung is bringing favorites like Xbox Cloud Gaming and GeForce Now to its older 2021 smart TVs.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories November 15
As cloud gaming has improved, Microsoft has been not-so-secretly working on an Xbox streaming device known as “Keystone,” but as it turns out a big part of the reason the company canned the project was its price.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories November 4
There’s no doubt cloud gaming is picking up even more speed as more companies develop ways to improve performance. This week, Xbox Cloud Gaming brought improvements to its PWAs on both ChromeOS and Linux devices.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories October 28
Google Stadia is set to shut down in a matter of months after barely three years of availability. “What went wrong” is a complex question, but it seems Xbox’s Phil Spencer has an opinion on why Stadia didn’t succeed in the same way Xbox Cloud Gaming has, and, as someone who loved Stadia, I’ve got to say he’s dead on.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories October 26
As Google moves towards the end of its Stadia cloud gaming service, Microsoft is touting more success with Xbox Cloud Gaming, now having said that over 20 million people have used the service, but there’s bad news about “Keystone,” the dedicated streaming device that could have further expanded that number.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories October 10
Xbox ‘Keystone’ streaming box surfaces in new image as development continues
A new image of the dedicated Xbox Game Pass streaming device, “Keystone,” has surfaced online alongside new details of its development.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 30
This week, some long awaited works in progress have finally come to the cloud in full. For one, Xbox Game Pass finally has the full version of Grounded ready to play. To add to that, Amazon Luna is bringing some other familiar titles to the cloud.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 29
Logitech G Cloud: Which games you can play on the newest cloud handheld?
Logitech recently announced the G Cloud, a fully self-sufficient handheld that’s made specifically to handle cloud-based games. So what can you play on the newest in cloud devices? This guide will take you through the Logitech G Cloud’s capabilities, including Xbox, GeForce Now, Stadia, and even Amazon Luna.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 26
With the rise of cloud gaming has come a new focus on game controllers for smartphones, and there have been some unique ideas. From cooling fans to compact sizes, there’s something for everyone. For the Xbox Game Pass player, the Moga XP7-X Plus might just be the ultimate gaming controller, but one element leaves it behind.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 23
This week, Deathloop came to Xbox Game Pass. With that, both Xbox Game Pass and GeForce Now will be ready to play on the Logitech G Cloud when it ships out. The G Cloud is a self-contained cloud-gaming device with an insane battery, though it comes with a hefty price tag.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 21
As far as gaming goes, there’s a huge case to be made for the cloud. To bolster that a bit, Logitech is going all in with the new G Cloud gaming handheld, which gets a whopping 12 hours of battery life and lets you play games from major cloud services.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 16
Cloud gaming is all about picking up an adventure and jumping in with no strings or cables attached. Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles is one of those games that lets you do that, and now, it’s becoming available on Amazon Luna, along with a couple of other titles. On top of that, GeForce Now has added a few familiar games to its lineup.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 13
Cloud gaming is extremely straightforward and has a unique pick-up-and-play factor to it. The GameSir X2 Pro is the latest Xbox-focused Android controller for cloud gaming, and it gives a little more power to the player in terms of customization.
[U: Now avaialble] Samsung’s insane 55-inch curved gaming monitor has cloud services like Stadia built-in
Curved monitors are not uncommon for gaming, but they don’t always feel necessary. With its new Odyssey Ark, though, Samsung is offering a 55-inch curved monitor that is clearly meant for the ultimate PC gaming experience. And, the Odyssey Ark also happens to be the perfect hub for cloud gaming services.
Update: Samsung has officially opened up Odyssey Ark sales after pre-orders, more details below.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories September 2
While Xbox is great at bringing new and relevant games to Xbox Game Pass, we don’t see a lot of day one releases. This week that changes. Xbox is releasing several brand new indie-developed releases for plays. On top of that, we get a sneak peek into the new Xbox Friends & Family branding.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories August 31
GameSir X2 Pro controller for Android brings full triggers and remappable buttons
The folks at GameSir have announced their latest controller, the X2 Pro, aimed squarely at the many Xbox and Stadia cloud gamers on Android.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories August 30
Logitech’s cloud gaming handheld allegedly runs on mid-range specs and just 4GB of RAM
Cloud gaming seems to have a dedicated handheld on the way from Logitech and Tencent, with a leak just yesterday offering a first look at the device. Now, we’re getting a bit more context around what Logitech’s cloud gaming handheld might bring to the table.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories August 24
Samsung’s latest gaming monitors have Google Stadia, GeForce Now, and more built-in
In the era of cloud gaming, you can get away with killer games without needing strong hardware to back them up. Now, Samsung is doubling down on that with support for cloud gaming services such as Google Stadia, GeForce Now, and Xbox Game Pass built into its new monitors.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories August 19
Cloud gaming is getting more and more competitive, and that’s nowhere near a bad thing. Competition pushes services like GeForce Now and Xbox Game Pass to step it up a notch and offer something better than they ever have. This week, GeForce Now announced improvements to in-browser gameplay with 1440p resolution and higher framerates. On top of that, Xbox Game Pass has unveiled the newest cloud titles coming your way.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories August 5
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.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories August 2
Cloud gaming services have wildly expanded over the past few years, and now Logitech is jumping on the bandwagon with plans for a dedicated handheld device for cloud gaming.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories July 27
Xbox Cloud Gaming’s free Fortnite port has already been played by over 4 million players
Microsoft has done a great job at building out the cloud gaming aspect of Xbox Game Pass, but perhaps its biggest win yet has come from a partnership with Epic Games’ Fortnite, which has already seen over four million players.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories July 22
Most of 2022 has seen Fortnite available on GeForce Now, free for all users. For a limited time, users will be able to claim a special reward just by playing the game like they normally do. On top of that, a few games come to Xbox Cloud Gaming to fill out its catalog, including Watch Dogs 2.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories June 30
Google Stadia countries: Where it’s available, and how that compares to Xbox and Nvidia
Cloud-based gaming has started to take off in the last year, with Google Stadia being one of the pioneering companies to get high-end gaming rigs into the hands of anyone, no matter the hardware they run. So in what countries is Google Stadia available, and how does it stack up to the likes of NVIDIA GeForce Now and Xbox Cloud Gaming?
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories June 21
Xbox Cloud Gaming is adding keyboard/mouse support, one of the few advantages Stadia had left
Microsoft has put a lot of its weight behind cloud gaming over the past couple of years, beefing up the backend, adding games, and more. Now, the company is preparing to add keyboard/mouse support to Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories June 9
Xbox Game Pass will soon stream purchased games and gain Samsung Smart TV app
Later this year, Xbox Game Pass will match Stadia’s ability to purchase games for streaming and gain a Samsung Smart TV app.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories May 24
Today during the company’s Build conference, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella officially confirmed how many players are using Xbox Cloud Gaming – over 10 million.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories May 5
Cloud gaming has been a great way for everyone to discover and play new games with no downloads, though there is one problem. Not many free-to-play games come to cloud gaming in any capacity. Today, Xbox is looking to change that by bringing Fortnite to the cloud for free with no membership needed.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming 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.
Xbox Game Streaming Stories February 4
Xbox Game Streaming 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.