Project xCloud is Microsoft's upcoming game streaming service. While we haven't heard many details about how it'll work and factors such as latency, we do know that public trials should begin in 2019. However, a description posted on the Game Developers Conference (GDC) website gives us some insight into the project. GDC is the world's largest professional game industry event, with five days of learning, inspiration, and networking. It'll take place from March 18 to March 22, 2019 in San Francisco.
You can read the truncated description below. It seems like all native console games are able to stream through Project xCloud.
Project xCloud should allow you to play your games anywhere. However, given the fact that publishers like EA are developing their own game streaming services, they may not want to participate in Project xCloud. Only time will tell and Microsoft should make this a requirement for the next-generation of consoles.
What are your thoughts on this? Would you want to participate in the public trials? Let us know.
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