With a press release on its official website, Microsoft products announced the launch of a closed beta for its new cloud gaming system. Available on browser for Windows 10 and systems Apple, Xbox Cloud Gaming will allow you to try out various titles Xbox. All we'll need is a compatible browser and controller.
“Our mission in Xbox is to give you the ability to play the games you want with the people you want, wherever you want. Simply put, we believe that games have the power to connect humanity. Our mission is to make games more accessible to people around the world.
As announced at the end of last year, this year we are bringing Xbox multiplayer on multiple devices via the cloud. Starting tomorrow, we will begin sending out invitations to select members of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to test the beta of Xbox Cloud Gaming to Windows 10 and devices Apple via web browser. We are launching xbox.com/play where guests can play over 100 titles Xbox Game Pass means Edge, Google Chrome o Safari. Offering cloud gaming via the browser and having a universal and simplified landing page represents a great opportunity to make cloud gaming accessible to more players, in more places over time.
The beta will serve us to test and learn; we will send out multiple invitations to players in all 22 supported countries. We will evaluate feedback, continue to improve the experience, and add support for more devices. Our plan is to iterate quickly and open up to all members of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in the coming months, so that more people have the opportunity to play Xbox in completely new ways.
Those who receive an invitation only need a compatible Bluetooth or USB controller. Alternatively, they can use custom touch controls for more than 50 games to start playing. In the early stages of the beta, we will focus on fine-tuning features and creating a consistent experience across all platforms, while making sure the games run at their best. For more information on how to play, an updated list of supported devices and release notes, please visit our support hub.
This is an exciting step on our journey to bring the game to the 3 billion players around the world. Thank you so much for helping us shape cloud gaming, from the early days until today, we simply couldn't have done it without you. "
The beta of Xbox Cloud Gaming will be available starting tomorrow, April 20, 2021 for Windows 10 and Apple systems.