Microsoft reveals xCloud can stream up to 3,500 games from the cloud

Microsoft is revealing some of the more finer details about its upcoming xCloud game streaming service today. The software maker has been testing the service with employees recently, allowing them to take the service anywhere to test streaming of Xbox games. Microsoft is currently building out the servers required for xCloud, but it’s revealing today that the service “has the technical capability to stream more than 3,500 games” without developers needing to make any changes to their titles.

Game developers like Capcom and Paradox are now testing their games on xCloud, ahead of public trials later this year. “We’ve already deployed our custom Project xCloud blades to datacenters across 13 Azure regions with an initial emphasis on…

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