Microsoft Project xCloud (Game Streaming), part of Game Pass Ultimate

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  1. BRiT

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    Here is what the beta app looks like, so the android app @rumaki was using likely didn't have the xCloud functionality. There is a separate section for streaming labled "cloud":

    Screenshot_20200811-170710_Game Pass Beta.jpg
     
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    Took a couple of tries, but I finally got it & can say it looks just like that.

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    There is some big meeting tomorrow at 10 am est. Wonder if this is what it is about or something else maybe the duo ? Or perhaps the price for the xsx or lockhart ?
     
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    Surface Duo
     
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    I think so too but you never know. Hopefully they added NFC to it or its a no go for me. Maybe I will get one free
     
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    Nice brief look at the interface from Tom Warren @ The Verge



    Tommy McClain
     
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    this guy covers wifi, to 4G LTE, to 5G.

    Damn 5G performance.. holy lol. what a beastly connection speed
     
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    What is MPOP ?
    Multiple points of presence.
     
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    Is it anything like MKay?
     
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    i actually have the update but if you select "cloud" and then select say, "Forza Horizon 4" it still goes to install on your PC or console. thats ok, growing pains are expected. NBD
     
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    Thats not what I see/experience. Mine shows a "Play" button. Selecting it launches the stream.

    Screenshot_20200812-193054_Game Pass Beta.jpg
     
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    Been playing some Gears 5 and MCC on my Galaxy S10. Holy shit this is neat! Sure the input lag is noticeable, but just playing those type of games on my phone is something I would have never imagine I could do.
     
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    I have the same experience.

    Really considering the Kishi, but I want a bigger phone before I do. Probably get a cheap clip first.

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    nah the answer is in the name. Ability to be logged in as you doing multiple different things on different devices
     
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    Thank god.

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    not gaming however.

    You can only game on one device at a time. But with this beta you could have netflix on your xbox one going under your profile while playing a game on your phone with xcloud
     
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    Completely understandable. Wasn't expecting that, but would being able to still use the Xbox on non-games while I'm gaming on the phone/tablet.

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    it just hit the employee test flights this week so it will be awhile before it hits everyone
     
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    So in semi-related news Epic pulled a move today.. They released an updated version of Fortnite that circumvented Apple's payment rules, Apple then pulled Fortnite from the app store. Epic then launched pr campaign/sued Apple.

     
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