The Gaming world is changing, Microsoft has announced its own online game streaming service: Project xCloud. The future of gaming is in your hand and control. Project xCloud gives you the ultimate liberty. A freedom in gaming world where you are authorized to play the games you desire. Not only this, but allows you to play with people of your choice. Further it will give you the control to play, whenever you want, wherever you are, and on any device of you’re choosing.
Microsoft has revolutionized the gaming era with ultimate freedom and control. The evolution of gaming is similar to entertainment should be available on demand and accessible from any screen. Project xCloud will use custom server rack hardware to power the experience Xbox One console components.
Project xCloud’s is the state-of-the-art global game-streaming technology. It allows freedom to play on the device you want without being locked to a particular device. It is made to empowering you, the gamers, to be at the center of your gaming experience. The Project xCloud is about allowing gamers to choose the preference between console and PC. With variety in when and where they play, while giving mobile-only players access to worlds, characters and immersive stories they haven’t been able to experience before.
The developers of the more than 3,000 games available on Xbox and thousands more are to come. It is developing low-latency networking, encoding, and decoding advances to fight the issue of latency and poor quality. Microsoft aims to deliver the “high-quality experiences at the lowest possible bit-rates. So, that work across the widest possible networks”, and that includes a promise for 4G and 5G networking.
The Project xCloud is in test running experience. As far compatibility is concern, they have enabled the compatibility with existing and future Xbox games. This is done by building out custom hardware for our datacenters that leverages our years of console and platform experience. Microsoft has designed a new customizable blade that can host the component parts of multiple Xbox One consoles, as well as the associated infrastructure supporting it.
Microsoft looks to be planning a rollout across every Azure data centre location worldwide, encompassing 54 ‘regions’ and 140 countries.