Microsoft presents XCloud Game days before GDC 2019


The GDC 2019 (Game Developers Conference) it's fast approaching and all the exponents are getting ready. And before this Google presents through a video accompanied by a message to remind you of the presentation of your vision of the game, «EThe Future of Videogames ”, its cloud gaming service called Project Stream.

On the other side of the coin, Microsoft has presented a live demonstration of the xCloud Project, your future streaming service.

In fact, last October, Kareem Choudhry, corporate vice president of Microsoft's cloud gaming branch, unveiled the work of the game streaming platform at the request of the company that will play on any device, including mobile devices:

“Today, the games you play are strongly dictated by the device. Project xCloud's cutting edge global gaming technology will give you the freedom to play on the device of your choice without being locked on a particular device, allowing players to be at the center of their gaming experience

The software maker He also promised proof later this year that the project will be partially open to the public., to test its resistance to the influx of connections from all over the world.

But since then there has been no communication on the precise date of the tests. However, the public presentation of the project promises that the company will soon inform fans that they are waiting to test the cloud gaming experience with Project xCloud.

About the xCloud Project

In fact, at the Microsoft Inside Xbox event, Microsoft introduced Forza Horizon 4, a racing game, that se streams from Azure data centers from the company to an Android smartphone.

An Xbox One controller has been connected to the phone via Bluetooth, which shows how easy it will be to stream games from the cloud to mobile devices, in accordance with the promise made by the company last October.

In addition to the public presentation of the xCloud Project, Kareem Choudhry, in a message on the Xbox site, presented the vision of Microsoft's cloud gaming project.

“One of the great developments in the entertainment industry in the last decade is the ease with which it has become simple to read, listen to or watch your digital content (often streaming).

"We have seen that it has revolutionized the way people experience music and video, allowing them to immerse themselves in the place they want and the right device for them right now."

Microsoft is inspired by this and prepares to offer another option to enjoy video gamess.

But it's not about Microsoft replacing consoles with xCloud, Choudhry said on his blog.

"We are developing Project xCloud not to replace game consoles, but to offer the same choice and versatility as today's music and video enthusiasts," he said. “We are adding more ways to play Xbox games. «

The future of the video game

One day after the xCloud Project demo, Google made a reminder joke, "that the presentation date of the Stream Project was getting closer."

Google assures that what he calls "The future of the video game" will be publicly presented, its cloud gaming service that it has already tested on a large scale in Assassin's Creed Odyssey in association with Ubisoft last year.

Video game streaming still has a big challenge, that of latency. However, the Internet giant did not hesitate to address it last October with the beta version of Project Stream.

Which Google has billed as "a technical test to solve some of the biggest challenges in streaming."

The particularity of Google's cloud gaming solution would be to give the opportunity to play the stream directly in Chrome.

Google is expected to introduce its own game controller at the same time as the Project Stream service.

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