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Xbox Cloud Gaming for iOS and web — hands-on impressions of the beta

Xbox Cloud Gaming for iOS and web — hands-on impressions of the beta

Xbox Cloud Gaming for iOS and web — hands-on impressions of the beta

The Xbox Cloud Gaming beta has arrived on iOS devices at just the right time. In the U.K., non-essential retail, like clothing stores, have been allowed to reopen. Translation: I need to find ways to entertain myself for a few hours while my partner vanishes in a sea of sale rails.

The journey to bring the same Xbox game streaming that Android users have enjoyed for a while to iPhone has been a turbulent one.  It started with Apple blocking Microsoft’s original plan to launch a dedicated cloud gaming app and placing hurdles in front of the company, such as the need to approve every individual title on Game Pass before publishing. This culminated in this browser-based beta release to get around the whole app store issue altogether.

From the Editor's Desk: Why Android 12 is a bigger deal than you think

From the Editor’s Desk: Why Android 12 is a bigger deal than you think

You can now host Twitter's Clubhouse-style chatrooms on the Android app

You can now host Twitter’s Clubhouse-style chatrooms on the Android app