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Windows 10 will support game streaming from Xbox One console to PC

Microsoft used its Windows 10 press event today to show off a new feature of Windows 10 for gamers. It will allow Xbox One games to stream to the PC.

Xbox leader Phil Spencer Demoed Forza Horizon 2 streaming on the Xbox One to a Windows 10 PC. Users can stream any Xbox One game to a Windows 10 PC or tablet on the same network. They can open their Windows 10 device and view any game installed on the Xbox One, and open the game interface on the PC. The streaming game feature works with any game controller.

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115 Comments
  • Awesome!
  • Really? Seems the wrong way round to me. Surely it would be more desirable to stream PC games to the console/TV? Steam already does this via any windows PC (such as my tablet; easily connected to the TV), but would be useful for Xboxers without a tablet/laptop/media PC. All MS need do is make their streaming client compatible with Steam. This seems the wrong way round, why would a person want to play Xbox games on a PC when PC games are usually better, or at least the same? Heck, if they want to do it properly, why not make it like Windows apps? Buy on your PC, use it on your PC, tablet, phone AND Xbox. Seems odd that MS miss out the Xbox in that arrangement.
  • Dude. Most tablets and laptops don't have a gpu. This allows you to play forza or halo 5 on your tablet. How is that a bad thing?
  • Amen.
  • Uhh...yes, they absolutely DO have a GPU. It might be on-die with the CPU, like with Intel's HD graphics or AMD's APUs, but the GPU still exists.
  • Ok. Ok. Discrete GPU. Everyone knows the integrated gpu can't play Xbox one games.
  • I concur only chips like intel extreme can do games like spore for example any under clocked cpus on the other hand probably shouldn't
  • Well said.
  • Oh yea, Xbox to tablet (and I presume phone as well since W10 will not have a separate phone version it seems). I didn't think of that. Mainly because it'll need an Xbox controller plugged in which makes me think one may as well sit in front of the telly, but in a packed house it could find a niche I suppose. I still think this would be better the other way around.
  • Oh ffs.
  • Steam is Microsoft's competitor. And it's a parasite. What Microsoft should've done is brought Xbox One to PC. Not streaming it from an Xbox One. But bring the Xbox One platform to PC and use it to kill Steam. Very disappointing that they didn't do this.
  • Coip, though that thought would be great, I think your missing something here by doing this method, they ensure that a majority have access to this without needed new hardware. The last thing MS needs right now is more bad PR by releasing something that means people who bought pc/laptops/tablets recently would need new hardware to experience your vision.
  • I'm not a computer programmer so I don't know how difficult to pull off, but most PCs are already more powerful than an Xbox One, and all of them will be in a few years. I wouldn't think it would be that hard to either 1. create a 'virtual machine' in Windows 10 that locks the specs from Xbox One and lets you play Xbox One games natively, or 2. given Microsoft's drive towards universal apps, makes the code between Windows 10 and Xbox One so similar that porting games between X1 and Xbox One on PC would be so easy-breezy that it would be a no-brainer. Throw in discounts to publishers who bring games to both platforms (and not to Steam), and you've got a serious competitor.
  • Steam is FAR from a parasite. Its offline functionality has long been questioned, but it's certainly a superior storefront to the Xbox Store. Steam actually discounts games, and in droves. Microsoft can't touch Steam because they're too focused on a per-unit profit, as opposed to getting people hooked on the platform. The pricing on the Xbox One has long been terrible, so even if they brought the Xbox One experience to the PC, all that would make the Xbox One experience useful for is exclusives.
  • Steam is a parasite. It is nothing but a catalog, leeching off of the programming of Windows to run its games and then collecting the revenue of sales simple for 'organizing them' into a store. Microsoft could crush Steam if they wanted to, and it's mind-boggling that they seemingly don't want to (and that they gifted the PC gaming market to Valve in the first place, much like they foolishly gifted the mobile market to Google years ago).
  • Steam is no more a parasite for aggregating games to buy than Amazon is for aggregating storefronts and goods on the Internet. Your defense against Steam and Android basically seems to be that Microsoft could do better if they weren't short-sighted, lazy, and bad at marketing. That's not the best way to win an argument.
  • False analogy. Amazon is a multifaceted, multibillion-dollar corporation that built its own distribution network from scratch. Steam is merely a leech, relying on Windows (and other operating systems) to power its core product. It's a catalog. You pay them and then they let Windows run your game. Microsoft could do better than Steam (and they've already done better than Android) simply by unifying console and PC gaming, and it's mind-boggling that they haven't. Such a wasted opportunity and so much lost revenue.
  • By that logic, Netflix is a scam because you pay for content distribution in a similar manner (less-permanent, but more-flexible). What Valve does is offer a service to publishers and customers, and gets paid for the work they do. They function as a mix of Best Buy (selling the products of others), EA (developing and publishing their own games), and Xbox LIVE (integrating social features). However, Valve doesn't charge you to access their VAT-secured servers like Microsoft, and they offer better pricing.
  • No, you're trying way too hard to find an analogy, and in doing so, you're twisting my words. I said that Steam is a parasite; I did not say it is a scam. Steam would not exist if it weren't for Windows. Netflix pays content providers. Steam doesn't pay Microsoft anything even though Microsoft's code is what makes their service work. Ergo, Steam is a free rider. Microsoft is foolish for letting them leech their way to success by gifting them the entire PC market.
  • Steam exists on Mac and Linux, even if they're to lesser degrees. Valve has even reached the point of providing its own version of Steam-branded Linux foir Steam Machines. None of what you're saying makes any sense because it insinuates that anyone making use of Windows somehow owes Microsoft for the opportunity. You don't just get to say, "no, that's not an analogy," just because you don't like it, and be right. Netflix relies on a computing device to deliver its storefront, same as Steam, but it does so on a wider scale.   There's nothing parasitic about Steam in the slightest. It's a piece of software made available on supporting devices, like all computer programs. It's a paid service, like iTunes, Spotify, Netflix, and others that Microsoft competes poorly with. Calling Steam a parasite because Microsoft optionally did not offer what Steam did is just ridiculous. Valve does a FAR better of providing a storefront for managing your library and making gaming happen at a reasonable price.   What, should all who create software for PCs pay Microsoft for the privilege of using their operating system, just because Microsoft could offer that software too, if it REALLY wanted? "Parasitic," implies that there's a degree of harm resulting from Steam's existence, and there really isn't. It costs nothing, saves people money, provides convenience in orginization of users' libraries, and offers an easy way to conect to each other. It's basically Xbox LIVE Gold, but it's free, and the game prices are better.
  • I know that Steam is on Mac and Linux. Hence, I said "and other operating systems" in my previous comments. Steam is a parasite of those operating systems as well. That said, Steam would be nothing today if it weren't for Windows. Case in point? Steam-branded Steam Machines can only run 1/20th of the Steam catalog. "None of what you're saying makes any sense because it insinuates that anyone making use of Windows somehow owes Microsoft for the opportunity" Actually, it perfect sense. That's what a parasite is: something that benefits at the expense of something else. Microsoft pours a lot of money into developing and programming Windows, as well as specific components of it such as DirectX 12, that run the games that Steam sells. Valve benefits at Microsoft's expense and they do not compensate Microsoft for it. Ergo, parasite. "You don't just get to say, 'no, that's not an analogy,' just because you don't like it." In reference to your Amazon analogy, I never said it wasn't an analogy. I said it was a false analogy, which it was, for reasons I delineated. In reference to your Netflix analogy, I said it was wrong because you twisted my words, replacing the word parasite with the word scam, which is not what I said. "Calling Steam a parasite because Microsoft optionally did not offer what Steam did is just ridiculous." That's not why Steam is a parasite. You're misunderstanding. "There's nothing parasitic about Steam in the slightest." Yes, there is, and I explained it above. "What, should all who create software for PCs pay Microsoft for the privilege of using their operating system, just because Microsoft could offer that software too, if it REALLY wanted?" Again, it has nothing to do with whether Microsoft could or couldn't offer the same service (of course they could). It has to do with the fact that Valve profits from things that Microsoft has built, and Microsoft receives no compensation. So, yes, if a service like Steam doesn't want to be considered a parasite, then they should pay Microsoft instead of free riding. But they won't, because they don't have do. That's the free-rider problem.
  • You don't have to buy games through steam though so your argument is invalid, it is merely a means to combine all your games in one place and allows you to converse with friends and join groups quickly and easily (arguably better than the xbox one system). The last time Microsoft tried to create their own PC game hub it was absolutely horrendous, hopefully they will learn from past mistakes. Personally I hate the fact that any company tries to shoe horn me into using their service to play a game unless I'm on their console specifically. If I buy a game disc I want to put it in my pc and not have to log in to a bunch of bullshit just to play it (Games for Windows Live did this). I have enough of that on my XBOne and PS4.
  • "You don't have to buy games through steam though so your argument is invalid" This has nothing to do with the discussion at hand. You're discussing monopolies. We're discussing parasites. It doesn't matter what Steam does; what matters is that how they do it involves leeching off the R&D work that Microsoft invested money in and which Steam free rides off of.
  • What if somebody uses the main tv? Excited fir the feature
  • Valve is free to create a universal app for their streaming capabilities, and it'll be able to run on the Xbox One once it's upgraded with Windows 10. MS can't really do anything that's Steam compatible, they'd have to endrun it, like what they're doing with the game dvr. And given that the Xbox generally lacks mouse and keyboard support, it'd create a lot of usability issues to simply enable that without building a framework for it first. I could see it coming eventually though, it'd work a lot like remote desktop.
  • All people have to do is plug their pc into the xb1 thru dvi
  • this way it still requires to have an xbox box so they dont miss out on sales
  • being both a pc and consle gamer id like the streaming service to go both ways. stream PC games to xboner and stream xboner to pc.
  • To people complaining that this should stream in the opposite direction..
    (which it may eventually anyway, I’ve seen hints within Windows 10 Tech Preview that suggest streaming your PC display to other displays on the network may be in the works, time will tell)
    .. I feel like you’re missing the point. The point of this feature isn’t just to play on a different screen.
     The ONLY reason to stream PC games to your TV would be to use a bigger screen, but allowing streaming from XBOX to PC allows you to play your console from anywhere in your home/network. Its about convenience of access to your games, streaming the other way around (PC to XBOX) would just be about playing on a bigger screen (which is cool, but not as noteworthy b/c  you can already do that). 
  • Always the same with microsoft. Who cares to play xbox games on pc??? We want to stream games to the phone or tablet like sony does grrrrr
  • In time, in time ***cough build*** ***cough mwc**** we will see this. Btw, tablet is already covered afaik.
  • FORZA HORIZON 2 ON THE TOILET!
  • yeah my toilet is ready and gets amazing even productive except just shitting there.
  • My Halo Spartan Assault was finished mostly in the toilet! That was great news!!! lol
  • gonna need an upgrade on my toilet seat... maybe a cushioned one...
  • that was the first thing I though during the conference lol
  • Lol ever used wii u
  • not yet, hopeful I will with the new Zelda title
  • Now I will be more likely to ditch my Macbook Pro and come back to Surface 4; if its announced with Windows 10 and a 13 inch screen.
  • but does this take over the screen on the main display, if i have got stb running through it and tv is on, i presume i cant stream to my pc upstairs and folks downstairs still watch tv
  • Great question.
  • Fantastic question. If I CAN do this it might mean I actually Play my Xbox One games rather than my PC games.
  • thanks! heh, yeah the xb1 is a victim of its own success in my house, other fambers love using voice to pop on the tv function and watch streaming stuff, so much so, i hardly get to play any games on there, lol - this way it would be great to "pipe" it out to my pc upstairs where i can actually.....perish the thought, play xbox games! ;)
  • I know!!! I have to play after my BF goes to bed!!!! lol
  • Good question.  I'm just guessing, but from a system resouce perspective it seems possible that you would be able to watch TV through your Xbox locally and stream a game to a remote device at the same time.  After all, the TV part is just HDMI pass through and the UI shouldn't be very resource intensive.  However, my guess is that it won't work that way at least to start with due to the complexity of implementing the extra multi-user functionality.  This raises another interesting question.  If you have a TV STB running through your Xbox One could you stream TV to your Windows 10 device?  That would be really useful for me. BTW: if you can't game and watch TV through Xbox at the same time, you could work around it by putting an HDMI splitter on the output of your TV STB.  Then you could route the splitter outputs to the input on the XBox and a secondary input on the TV.  That would allow you to access the STB directy from the TV while the Xbox is being used to stream a game.  
  • thanks, some good points, and the splitting out is an option, can't get my head round it at the moment, but am sure there is some cheeky workaround! secondly, to try and answer your question, i *think* that the only means of streaming xb1 tv is via their tv tuner dongle add-on, not from the HDMI based pass through.
  • Based on Joe B's comments at about the 6 minute mark in this video... http://www.windowscentral.com/joe-belfiore-talks-windows-10 ...it sounds like local TV and streaming a game could happen at the same time.  He doesn't actually say that, but it's implied.  If not, then his example wouldn't make any sense. I agree that *currently* Xbox doesn't stream TV from a STB, but if they are adding all of these capabilities I'm hoping that makes it in there too.  Of course there may be copy protection issues with overbearing cable providers that prevent MS from doing that.
  • If you can "snap" tv and play a game at the same time, I don't see how it wouldn't let you stream the game to a device while watching TV on the Xbox... I dunno tho, maybe two different things...
  • it could be me doing it wrong (a relative newcomer to xbox) but when i was playing pure pool the other day, i snapped tv, thinking i could continue playing the game, but alas, couldnt, the focus remained on the right hand snapped tv column and couldnt play game at same time, so had to keep snapping back and forth in between shots :) i presume this is how it's meant to be and everyone else has that behaviour, cant play at same time?
  • No the focus can be shifted back to the main display by double taping the x on the controller or just saying Xbox go to 'blahblah' of you have connect
  • so, i did not know that! thanks - that will teach me not to RTFM
  • yes you can he used an exsample in his presentation that he could be watching somthing on netflix and his son could be playing minecraft in his room
  • WOOOOOOO!! This is truly amazing.
  • Second woo.
  • Please explain me something, I would need to have my Xbox One on to stream the game on my pc? Why I should have two devices on? Just wanting to know that.
  • because the xbox one is still doing all the rendering. since the xbox is doing the horsework, the remote PC can be a low spec'ed, but as long as it can stream the video output (local network will play the biggest role on this) you can play a xbox one game.   this is the same as steam's In-Home streaming, where you normally would host the game via your best PC hardware, and something like a surface pro 2 can stream the game where normally the SP2 would not be able to run the PC game.
  • Because that's how streaming works. You can't stream from something if its off.
  • Because someone else is watching the television and you want to play your Xbox game
  • Very cool!
  • All the rendering will take place on Xbox, your pc will be acting just as a display front-end. In other words you get the power of Xbox on PC via capable network
  • Lol I will play battlefield hardline from my toilet.
  • Disappointment.
    I was honestly hoping to be able to run them natively. Why would I want to play 900p games on a machine perfectly capable of rendering them in proper 1080 or even 4k?
    Steam does it better fortunately. Nothing of value was lost.
  • ??? You want to run XB1 games on a PC?  Buy an XB1 then. Or buy the PC version of the game.  lol
  • That would kill Xbox one sales. There's no way they'd do that.
  • They don't make money from hardware sales. They make money from software sales. And bringnig Xbox One to PC would've increased software sales. Now it won't. PC gamers will continue to use the Steam parasitic platform instead of what could've been an Xbox One PC platform. Dumb move by Microsoft.
  • MS correctly recognizes that they can't compete with Steam on the PC. Any work they do needs to work along side, not against, Steam.
  • Microsoft could easily compete with Steam. They have a much stronger portfolio of games than Valve does. Bringing their exclusive IP to a universal store with pause-and-play features between Xbox One console and Xbox One PC, and then incentivizing developers via discounts to publish for Xbox One console and Xbox One PC (and not Steam) would easily result in easy game sales for Microsoft. You think PC gamers aren't going to download a free "Xbox One" app on their PCs to play Halo, Gears of War, Forza, etc. because it's not on Steam?
  • Exactly. They're both x86 based devices, and both running Windows 10. Steam is already doing it with better hardware, better framerate. Why bother getting and Xbox One to run games on my PC that can already look better and play better? The whole point is to take Xbox One exclusives and make them PC compatible thereby increasing their Xbox userbase. Hello? Universal apps? Bigger market, more customers.
  • Lol. You fool.
  • Why because I won't pay $400 for a machine to stream games to another machine that can already do the same but better?
  • You can already play a lot of games on your PC as well as Xbox, but they aren't the same exact games.  As I'm sure you know, console games are optimized for the specific console hardware while PC versions of those same games have to be designed to work with any number of hardware/driver/OS combinations and are far less optimized for console hardware as a result.  There is no simple fix for that situation, but at least the Xbox streaming solution allows you to have a consistent experience on any device. Having said that, there is another article about some games being "universal" and sharing their online worlds with each other.  So that is an option as well.
  • Glad someone understands. The system requirements to play Xbox one games on your PC would be really high anyway. Better to have separate PC games that can adjust to your PC. The streaming is a great option for less powerful computers.
  • hate to break it to you bud but the Xbox isn't much of a workhorse to state the system requirements would be through the roof.
    If anything they'd be pretty low. They're both x86 machines. No emulation and little modification would be required.
  • Are you serious? How do you you expect to run console quality on a tablet??
  • I'm not talking about running it on your crapbox $99 Encore Mini.
    I'm talking about a proper PC setup for games.
    You know, the ones that run you about the same price as an Xbox One, and the ones multiple times more powerful.
    Lmao why run a 900p game on a machine capable of rendering it in full HD?
    Let alone spend a minimum $400 to do it (because you need to buy an Xbox One)
    They had a big opportunity to increase their playerbase therefore increasing their potential customers and they missed it.
    Maybe next time they won't be so out of touch.
  • uhmm... stop drinking
  • Yeah I used to use that to try and sound smart when I was 14 too. Very matures constructive comment. You should write for Family Guy.
  • Good for you then. take it as you want it to be.
  • So this is like that ps4 feature then?
  • Except you dont need any special proprietary hardware,or annoying to install software. But yes, very much like what Sony has had for a while with the PS Vita.
  • Now if they would just lt us play Xbox One games in Windows, that would be a real game changer here. Heck, it could revolutionize the industry and give Microsoft a distinct edge over the competition, as no longer would developers have to make poor console ports to windows, but be able to run the same versions of the game natively on to platforms. I mean the Xbox One is after all a glorified x86 based PC.
  • Thats basically what this is allowing you to do. Though for offline, native support it seems the games still must be ported. Its a lot harder than porting a mobile game to work on windows.
  • That would hurt Xbox sales.
  • But more so, people don't want to know or care about what spec is needed to run a game. What resolution, quality etc. This just works. The other way would cause way more confusion. "wait, I just paid 60 buck for a game I can't play on my surface??Wtf M$"
  • Since you would be buying a Windows license (in the long run, not first year) in it's place it wouldn't really matter much to MS.  For MS, it's six of one or a half dozen of the other.  You are engaged in their ecosystem either way. I would't be surprised if MS does this eventually by adding an Xbox emulator into Windows or as a seperate addon like Windows Media Center.  The biggest hurdle at the moment is that the Xbox hardware is still fairly powerful compared to the average PC/laptop/tabet out there.  If they went with the emulator strategy right now, most Windows systems would not meet the minimum standards to emulate an Xbox properly (including the overhead of emulation).  However, in a few years the Xbox hardware will still be the same, but the average Windows hardware will be much more powerful.
  • You're right. It will get more realistic in a couple more years but not now.
  • Awesome
  • This is cool. Possibly time to ditch my Macs??.......
  • since 1230
  • I was kinda hoping for native installs for gaming PCs
  • Lol. As if mate. As if.
  • I thought they were going to do this too: literally bring Xbox One to PC and kill Steam. Really disappointing they didn't do that. It makes no sense for them to completely gift the entire PC gaming industry to Valve. So dumb.
  • Getting third parties to support that isn't going to happen, and getting people who buy games on the PC to use another storefront and not Steam isn't going to happen. For the AAA games, they need to port the titles, there's no way to just flip a switch and suddenly have the games work; they're coded too close to the metal for that. Universal apps will work that way, and will likely be cross-buy enabled, but right now Universal Apps aren't a good way to write AAA games. If universal apps expand to the point where they make sense for AAA games, things will change, but short of that, there's no way to make what you're asking for feasible, it would require a separate storefront that one one would want to use. I expect we'll hear more about this at Build and GDC, though; Fable Legends supports Xbox Live cross play and achievements, so there's obviously some new API stuff going on. I find it highly unlikely that developers will support it over Steamworks for anything that didn't start it's life on the Xbox One though. PC gamers don't care about Xbox Live.
  • Gamers go where the content is. You think PC gamers would refuse to buy exclusive games like Halo, Gears of War, Killer Instinct, Forza, etc, just because it's in the Windows Store and not Steam? I don't think so. Third-party support could be gotten by 1. making it extremely easy to port between Xbox One PC and Xbox One console and 2. offering financial incentives such as discounts for those publishers who publish on both Xbox One PC and Xbox One console (and even more discounts for those who publish on Xbox One PC and not Steam). Gamers also go where the features are, and one killer feature (which we technically have right now with Project Spark) is the ability to have synced play between Windows and Xbox One. Only Microsoft can offer that right now. Valve can't. Sony can't. Nintendo can't.
  • Looks like I'll also be spending even more time in the toilet, my wife will be even more annoyed than she gets already! It's my quiet place, away from 6 kids, dog & wife ;)!
  • That's a nice perk. No need to buy two copies of a game you want to play on both a console and a PC, especially those that tend to release their PC version later than their Console releases (ie: GTA V), which has always been the primary reason for buying a console and pc version of a game in the past. 
  • Awesome, if this allows the lady to watch Netflix/TV through the Xbox, while I can stream the game on my PCs screen. It sucks to not be able to play when she's watching something. Also plus if it would allow her to stream the TV into a Win 10 device.  
  • The thing that leaves me curious is how the Xbox One controller will work here. They say this works on any Windows 10 device and with different controllers, but will they give us a means of wireless connection between the One's controller and Windows 10 devices so it can be used? I'd like to be able to take my One controller and a tablet or phone and play from the living room, for example.
  • This is fantastic! Sooo happy to be a Microsoft fan!
  • The success will be in the latency
  • Sadly not going to work for my 360
  • RIP Steambox.
  • This would be a lot more useful to me if it works over WAN not just the local network. I'm away from home a lot and don't want to lug the xbox around
  • I want to stream to my desk at work.....this same network thing sucks I may as well just play the xbox....
  • I hope they extend it to phones capable of streaming as well, that will show the Playstation fanboys! :P. On the flipside, with all this tight integration I can see Sony not release an app for the PS4... then again that is just speculation. Super excited for the pfd feburary update!
  • This fixes one of the biggest problems with PC gaming compared to console gaming: the difficulty to find people to play with... Plus, if developping for Xbox One becomes no different than developping for the PC, then Sony may start having nightmares...
  • Way too much hype here over a desperate attempt to make the XBOne more interesting. You seem to miss the little thing that may as well make it terrible as hell: latency. And why would I stream sub-1080p/60fps footage to my PC?
  • Awesome
  •    Direct X 12 and streaming to a PC. I'll be one of the first to upgrade to Windows 10 when the final version becomes available later this year.
  • this is a dumb question(s). but I know the xbox has to be on but do I have to be on my own same network as the xbox?  Along with, does the game being streamed have to be running on the xbox or does it simply need to be on?  So for example, can I simply turn on my xbox and go to work and play bf4 or madden 15 via my surface pro 3 while my kid at home plays minecraft on the actuall xbox?  
  • I hate that this isn't supported on the 360.
  • People talk here, like if Developers wouldn't buy games for PC and they would only release for Xbox and then let people stream the games to play on a PC. Microsoft has done nice things with gaming APIs and Windows Store, so I am sure, and Microsoft might probably bring xbox games easier to Windows, so yes, Developers would be able to bring games that will run on PC but if you had a tablet that is not powerful or you have a game that is not available on PC, you could always play it on it through Streaming. so yes, I am sure Developers would want to build for Windows 10 store, because almost all users 7 and 8. gamers can upgrade for free. so that's a great opportunity to bring games to desktop and have multiplayers for 10 and xbox that way. why would they choose steam? some will, some wont. time will tell. but I am sure Developers will be excited about Windows Store once the millions of millions upgrade for free to it.
  • A couple things weren't really made clear, which could greatly affect how awesome this is. First:
    Will the consol still be able to run other functions at the same time?
    For example, while one person is streaming a game to PC, will the console still be able to show TV throughput on the television?
    I don’t see why not since it already does this when TV is snapped during gameplay, but I would still like clarity. Second:
    Does the controller have to be in range of the console? Or will the controller input be coming from the PC, with the controller plugged into the PC?
    It would make much more sense that the controller input should be coming through the PC because otherwise you would not truly be able to play you games from any location on the network (because you would be limited by the range of the controllers wireless connection).
    Again, I don’t see why not, there is already PC support for XboxOne controllers, but I would still like clarity. Assuming that the answer to both of these questions is Yes, this is pretty freaking Awesome.
  • anyone knows when will the streaming capabilities will be available for Technical Preview? .. in my opinion this hasn't been tested well enough to be released this summer...
  • Would we be able to play games via the app on a computer like SP3? Or it will need a stronger GPU?