Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can cloud-stream games on each Xbox Series X and Xbox One this vacation season, Microsoft introduced Tuesday throughout Gamescom 2021. The growth will imply Xbox One homeowners can play Xbox Series X games on their console, offered the title is amongst Game Pass’ streamable library of greater than 100 games.

That’s “will mean” as a result of the power to stream Series X games to Xbox One — an announcement from Microsoft used Microsoft Flight Simulator and The Medium as examples — is “coming in the future.” The growth of cloud gaming to consoles can be undated, though sometimes Microsoft has rolled out giant updates and enhancements to its Xbox working system in November.

When it does arrive, Microsoft says that Xbox Cloud Gaming will help as much as 1080p decision at 60 frames per second, the identical because the Cloud Gaming that Game Pass gives for Windows PC, Android, and, only in the near past, Apple iOS units.

For Xbox Series X homeowners, specifically, the replace means gamers have entry to “over 100 high-quality games in the Xbox Game Pass library without having to use valuable storage space.” The Xbox Series X has about 802 GB accessible on its 1 TB onerous drive; the Xbox Series S has 364 GB.

screen showing five titles available for cloud gaming on Xbox consoles

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Tuesday’s announcement didn’t say that every one games within the Xbox Game Pass library could be accessible for cloud gaming. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers even have entry to EA Play titles, for instance. Compatible titles will probably be marked with a cumulus cloud icon. Tuesday’s assertion included a dashboard mockup exhibiting Microsoft-published titles like Minecraft Dungeons and Forza Horizon 4 as cloud-streamable, alongside Bungie’s Destiny 2.

Xbox Game Pass launched in the summertime of 2017. The normal subscription, for each console and PC, is $9.99 monthly; that doesn’t embody Cloud Gaming. For $14.99 a month, subscribers get the whole lot Game Pass gives — Cloud Gaming, PC and cellular gadget entry, EA Play’s library, and Xbox Live Gold.