Project xCloud – release date, game list and controllers.
We are just over a month away from the premiere of xCloud.
A few weeks ago, we wrote that the price of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will include not only Xbox Game Pass, but also Project xCloud – a service that will allow us to play on PCs, Xbox consoles, mobile phones and tablets with Android in the cloud. This information was confirmed today by Kareem Choudhry, vice president of Project xCloud at Microsoft.
The employee also announced that the service will go into effect on September 15, 2020 in 22 different national markets. Among them you can find Poland and other European countries, North America and South Korea. Consumers will be able to choose from over 100 titles such as Destiny 2, Yakuza Kiwami 2 and Grounded. We don’t know the full list of games yet, but you can see the currently tested productions on the list below:
All this on the screens of our phones.
It’s not everything. One of the Designed for Xbox team members, Scott Weber, talked about devices that are to facilitate (and enjoy) gameplay on mobile devices. Most of them are just all kinds of controllers. E.g Razer Kishi It is characterized by functionality and simplicity – it can be found in stores for $ 99.99 (about PLN 400).
A couple of solutions were also presented by another partner Designed for Xbox, i.e. PowerA. MOGA XP5-X controller will be released on September 15 and will cost $ 69.99 (around PLN 280), the controller MOGA XP7-X we will buy this winter for $ 99.99 (about 400 zlotys), and the price of the clip MOGA Mobile Gaming Clip 2 will be $ 14.99 (about PLN 60). This one will also appear only in winter 2020.
MOGA Mobile Gaming Clip 2.
8BitDo also presented its Bluetooth controllers and clips. Those are SN30 (available in pre-sale for $ 44.99, which is about PLN 180) and 8BitDo Mobile Gaming Clips (from September 21 on the market, presale is currently running with a price of $ 14.99 per item, or about PLN 60).
8BitDo Mobile Gaming Clips.
Threepenny was also thrown in by SteelSeries, but they designed special headphones. SteelSeries Arctis 1 will allow you to seamlessly switch between stationary and mobile devices without losing sound quality. They can be purchased in selected stores for $ 99.99 (about PLN 400). Weber also mentioned the Nacon company, which is currently working on proprietary accessories designed for mobile phones and tablets.
SteelSeries Arctis 1.
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