Xbox Console Streaming Starts Today
Following the public preview of Project xCloud, Microsoft and Team Xbox are launching the Xbox Console Streaming (Preview) beginning today, and it will allow participants to stream their Xbox OneMicrosoft Xbox One X 1Tb Console With Wireless Controller: Xbox One X Enhanced, Hdr, Native 4K, Ultra Hd (Discontinued)$429.89on Amazon games from their console to a mobile device.Microsoft’s Principal Program Manager Jonathan Hildebrandt took to Xbox Wire to discuss this new preview program that is now available for Xbox Insiders in the Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead rings in the US and UK.The program currently supports Android phones or tablets running Android 6.0 or higher with Bluetooth 4.0, and a Bluetooth-enabled Xbox One Wireless Controller is required to play.Xbox Console Streaming needs at least 4.75 Mbps upstream bandwidth, with 9 Mbps preferred.Those users that meet all the above requirements can download the Xbox Game Streaming (Preview) app from the Google Play store which will then walk them through how to get Xbox Console Streaming working.It’s also important to note that while original Xbox and Xbox 360 backward-compatible titles are not currently supported, all Xbox Game Pass games are.Xbox Project Scarlett E3 Trailer ScreenshotsMicrosoft launched the xCloud public preview last month and our first impressions with the new cloud streaming technology were mostly positive.All of these new features and programs are part of Microsoft’s push into the next generation with Project Scarlett and its desire to give their users more ways to play all the games available on Xbox, wherever they may be.
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