Do not throw away your Xbox One just because new consoles are here, you might just be playing some cutting edge titles. In the wake of Microsoft Showcase E3 2021, Will Tuttle from the company quietly confirmed that Xbox One owners could play “a lot” Xbox x series and S titles via Cloud Gaming. Tuttle did not provide details, but said the company “was eager” to shed light on how it would work.
Microsoft had alluded to this in the past. Xbox chief Phil Spencer mentioned in a Kotaku interview this October, this game streaming could help “bring generations together” and allow Xbox One users to play the latest titles.
It wouldn’t be a shocking gesture. Microsoft has made a big push in game streaming at E3, with plans for streaming sticks and smart TV apps. The more players the company can sign up for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, the more recurring revenue it gets – its bottom line won’t be tied to the ups and downs of console hardware cycles. X Series games on Xbox One could help Microsoft make a bottom line, even if you never buy a new console.
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