Xbox Game Pass subscribers notify Xbox Series X upgrade via xCloud

Microsoft appears to have started rolling out Xbox Series X server blades for its game streaming service xCloud. Several xCloud users report significant performance improvements and new features.

xCloud with Xbox Series X

To date, xCloud has been powered by Xbox One S hardware, but Microsoft has announced an upgrade to Xbox Series X hardware. “We are now in the final stages of internal testing and we will be upgrading the experience for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members in the coming weeks,” said Kareem Choudhry, Microsoft’s head of cloud gaming, earlier this month.

it looks like xCloud just got the Xbox Series X hardware upgrade for certain games. Yakuza, Rainbow Six Siege, and others are showing 120fps or gfx options, and are loading faster

— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) June 22, 2021

That process appears to have begun, as Xbox Game Pass subscribers report significantly reduced load times and higher frame rates (up to 120 frames per second). The following xCloud titles are said to benefit from the new hardware:

  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Outriders
  • Sea of ​​Thieves
  • Yakuza Like a Dragon
  • Wolfenstein Youngblood
  • gear 5
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Elder Scrolls Online
  • Gears Tactics
  • MLB The Show
  • No Man’s Sky
  • State of Decay 2
  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Call of the Sea
  • Conan Exiles
  • CrossCode
  • Dark Alliance
  • Dead by Daylight
  • Descenders
  • Desperados III
  • Destiny 2
  • Dirt 5
  • For Honor
  • Grounded
  • Hello MCC
  • Port
  • Human Fall Flat
  • manager
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • Morkredd
  • Planet Coaster
  • Second Extinction
  • Stellaris
  • Subnautics
  • Superhot Mind Control Delete
  • The Falconeer
  • The Tourysta
  • The Wild at Heart
  • Warhammer Vemintide 2
  • We Happy Few
  • Yes Your Grace
  • Zombie Army 4

At this time, xCloud is available to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers with an Android device. Microsoft started a closed test in April with xCloud for Windows 10 PCs and Apple devices via Edge, Chrome and Safari.