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Project xCloud: Microsoft gives new information on Game Pass integration

Project xCloud: Microsoft gives new information on Game Pass integration

Scheduled for September 15, Microsoft is merging its streaming service, Project xCloud, with its Game Pass catalog and will first take place on Android.

We were already aware that Project xCloud would soon integrate the Xbox Game Pass, recently renamed Game Pass. In the same dynamic, Microsoft today shared new information regarding the features, the games available at launch and of course the release date. Android users will be concerned for the moment, indeed, the Redmond firm faces the harsh policy of the App Store and has therefore postponed its tests on the Apple platform, to note that it's the same for Stadia and Steam Link. Project xCloud will therefore (pre) take off from September 15 in more than 22 countries, here is the list:

  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Spain
  • Czech republic
  • United Kingdom
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • Swiss
  • United States
Our vision for Project xCloud, Microsoft's cloud gaming technology, is to empower you to play the games you want, with the people you want, where you want them. Since the launch of the public preview in North America, Europe and South Korea, you've shared stories of how unique you've played from the cloud while providing invaluable feedback that has brought us back. helped improve the experience.
Kareem Choudhry, vice-chairman of Project xCloud on xCloud's impact on the Xbox ecosystem (Source)

Microsoft is adding a layer of it by proudly unveiling some Game Pass figures, with a presence in 41 countries, more than 10 million players, but also interesting statistics on users. Indeed, 30% of players would have increased their genre ranges, 40% would have discovered franchises they had never played before. We can say what we want, the Game Pass can without pretension get the title of " Netflix of the video game ", with its colossal offer and an unbeatable price of $12.99 (for the Ultimate version).

Regarding the franchises available at launch, 100 games will be playable in the catalog with, to be patient, a first list to discover below while waiting for the continuation.

  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Bleeding edge
  • Quest 2 Costume
  • Crackdown 3 (campaign)
  • Destiny 2
  • F1 2019
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Gears of War Ultimate Edition
  • Gears of War 4
  • Gears 5 Ultimate Edition
  • Grounded
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Halo Wars: Definitive Edition
  • Halo Wars 2
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  • Halo: Spartan Assault
  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
  • Killer Instinct Definitive Edition
  • Max: The Curse of Brotherhood
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Quantum Break
  • ReCore Definitive Edition
  • Ryse: Son of Rome
  • Sea of Thieves: Anniversary Edition
  • State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition
  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Super Lucky's Tale
  • Tell me why
  • The Bard's Tale Trilogy
  • Wasteland 2 Director's Cut
  • Wasteland 3
  • Wasteland Remastered
  • Yakuza Kiwami 2

Original content by Benjamin Cahot.

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