According to Xbox Wire, Microsoft aims to bring cloud gaming to PC and iOS platforms via the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in the spring of 2021.
The news follows the successful launch of the new Xbox console, adding EA Play to the Game Pass library and accumulating 10 million Xbox Game Pass subscribers in April.
“Your overwhelming reaction to the launch of the Xbox Series X | S was astounding and at the same time encouraging,” Microsoft said., Jerett West. “I can’t wait for anyone who wants to experience the game on the Xbox Series X and Series S to do so and work with retail partners to restock as soon as possible.”
“In the spring of 2021, cloud gaming will be available on Windows PCs via the Xbox app and browser as part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and will be available on iOS devices via the mobile web, all over the world. We’ll take the next step to reach more players. Browsers, “Jerett said in a post.
The platform added to the service provides billions of devices with a path for users to play within the Xbox ecosystem.
Not only does Xbox make more platforms available for cloud gaming services, but it also makes more markets available, including Australia, Brazil, Japan and Mexico. In these regions, the waters of Microsoft’s cloud gaming services have already been tested, thanks to the recent launch of the preview program.
Microsoft also reported in a post that monthly engagement with the Xbox Game Pass doubled last month, with 40% of users joining Xbox for the first time on the Xbox Series S.
This isn’t the last news we’ll hear from Xbox this year. They make sure that everyone watching The Game Awards tomorrow has a surprise.