xCloud’s latest update enables faster load times and adds a significant boost to the performance as well.
Microsoft’s cloud gaming service xCloud will now be fully powered by faster and custom Xbox Series X hardware. This will allow for significant boost in the performance as well as faster load times.
Speaking of this latest update to the xCloud, Microsoft has told The Verge that the company has “recently completed the upgrade, which improves both frame rates and game load times for players streaming Xbox games over the web”.
It was only recently that The Verge’s senior editor Tom Warren had reported that some of the games that are available on the xCloud had received this upgrade. He reported that some of the games, such as, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Yakuza: Like A Dragon and DIRT 5 all had improved in their performances on the platform.
xCloud To Be Powered By Faster Xbox Series X Hardware
It was also stated in the report that the games even featured certain options that are available on the Xbox Series X hardware only. As per this latest announcement, it seems that Microsoft has rolled out this update for all the games on the xCloud library.
xCloud is a cloud gaming service by Microsoft. This online streaming service allows its subscribers to have access to more than a hundred Xbox games. With the subscription, players are able to stream these games on a host of different devices including their phones, laptops and even tablets, without having to install the games in their systems. All that is necessary is a high speed internet connection, an active membership for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, a controller and a compatible device.