Microsoft brings xCloud to Windows PCs with the Xbox application

Microsoft is bringing xCloud to Windows Computers through its Xbox app today. Xbox Insiders will be able to access a brand-new updated Xbox application with Xbox Cloud Video gaming (xCloud) built in. Similar to how xCloud works through the internet, you’ll simply require a suitable controller connected by means of Bluetooth or USB to accessibility Xbox games from a Windows 10 PC. The updated Xbox app will certainly include a brand-new “cloud games” section, with accessibility to all of the very same games readily available on xCloud on the web.

“We have actually also added some brand-new attributes to assist you begin, consisting of easy-to-access details on controller as well as network standing, social attributes to stay connected with good friends, and the capacity to invite individuals– even those also using cloud without the video game mounted– to join you in a game,” states Jason Beaumont, a companion supervisor of Xbox experiences. Xbox Insider testers will certainly be able to access the new Xbox application in 22 different nations via registering to the “Windows Pc gaming” sneak peek in the Xbox Expert Hub application.

Cloud games will certainly then be available in the Game Pass area of the application, permitting you to return to Xbox video games that were begun on a console or in the cloud. This new Xbox application likewise consists of the capability to stream video games from a local Xbox, permitting you to power on and off a console and also play your video games streamed from your own Xbox. If you’re not an Xbox tester, you can still access xCloud over at, and Microsoft will likely bring this full experience to the Xbox app on Windows in the coming months.