Microsoft Reveals More in the Way of Project xCloud at E3
Microsoft had a lot to unload at E3 including some exciting new details about the forthcoming Project Scarlett and a cloud gaming platform known around the office as Project xCloud. The console streaming service will essentially turn your Xbox One into a personal cloud server with the capacity to house every Xbox One title. Users will have access to some 3,500 titles from anywhere, on the go.
“When we talk about freedom to play, when we talk about Xbox in the cloud, when we talk about streaming your games, Project Scarlett and all of its power and all of its performance is the foundation of our future in console and the formation of our future in cloud,” said Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s Xbox and gaming efforts.
Microsoft was reluctant to provide us with many other details including pricing and availability for xCloud but they did mention that they’d be hosting public trials around October. It’s also probably safe to assume that Project xCloud will be offered on some kind of subscription-type basis, similar to Google Stadia.