Steam Deck can support Microsoft’s xCloud game service
Valve’s upcoming Steam platform puts your entire Steam library in control. Many gamers’ dreams come true, but Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s Xbox, revealed the possibility that Microsoft’s xCloud may also be an option.
Did @valvesoftware talk to Scott, Erik, Gabe about Steam Deck this week? After using most of my week, I can say that this is a very good device. Play games anytime, anywhere, with great screen size and control. It feels good to play Halo and Age, and xCloud works well. Congratulations to the SD team. pic.twitter.com/q4hWBvkk85August 13, 2021
Microsoft’s own Xbox head Phil Spencer made fun of the news Via tweet, After visiting Valve and talking with company celebrities Gabe Newell, Erik Johnson and Scott Lynch. In the tweet, Spencer talked about playing Halo and Age (of Empires), and then said “xCloud works well” before congratulating the Steam Deck team. So has Spencer played these games on xCloud or Steam? This is currently a mystery.
Microsoft’s xCloud is a game streaming service that can offload processing to Microsoft’s Xbox Series X server blades (company Complete the hardware upgrade From the Xbox One S console back to July)-then deliver it to the platform of your choice. xCloud is currently available through the Xbox app on Android and PC, or through a browser solution-this browser solution is likely to be a solution for testing the Steam platform, as it is designed to support streaming to almost anything with enough Powerful device network connection.
Although this is not an official feature confirmation, in fact xCloud has been tested on the Steam platform-according to Phil Spencer, this is enough-is a sprite that cannot be put back in the well-known bottle. Microsoft certainly hopes that as many devices as possible support their xCloud streaming media to serve Microsoft’s “anytime, anywhere” vision-at the same time attract more and more users to join the Microsoft gaming ecosystem, whether through direct software purchase or subscription Microsoft’s “Netflix” game” Game Pass Ultimate, which includes access to the xCloud service.