Microsoft’s xCloud streaming service lands in Australia next week

Let's hope that NBN can keep up!

It was launched almost a year ago in the US, but now its Australia’s turn with Microsoft’s game streaming service Project xCloud launching in preview on November 18th.

For the uninitiated Project xCloud is Microsoft’s version of Google’s Stadia and now Amazon’s Luna. The service allows you to stream games directly to your mobile phone or tablet and play them with your bluetooth connected controller.

Willing participants can register their interest to participate in the preview program by completing a form on the xCloud website here.

The full list of games that will be available to play as a part of the preview are:

  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Batman™: Arkham Knight
  • Black Desert
  • Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
  • CODE VEIN
  • Cricket 19
  • DayZ
  • Dead by Daylight: Special Edition
  • Destiny 2
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • eFootball PES 2020
  • F1® 2019
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Gears 5
  • Halo Wars 2: Standard Edition
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • HITMAN™
  • Just Cause 4
  • Minecraft Dungeons – Windows 10
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
  • RESIDENT EVIL 7 biohazard
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
  • Skyforge
  • Smite
  • Stellaris: Console Edition
  • Tekken 7
  • WWE 2K20
  • Yakuza 0

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