First reserved for members Xbox InsiderXbox Cloud Gaming is now available to everyone on Xbox Series X consoles | S and Xbox One.
Play Xbox Game Pass games without downloading them!
But what exactly is the benefit of Xbox Cloud Gaming on a console? When subscribing to Xbox Game Pass on the console, you need to download the games to your internal storage, which not only takes up space, but also time.
With this new option from Xbox Cloud Gaming, you can play games directly from the cloud without downloading them, and your games will start almost instantly! It’s a great way to get a quick idea of the game before you commit to downloading it.
Xbox Cloud Gaming Features on Console
- Play games instantly without downloading them. You can get a quick idea of it before you download it, for example. You can also unlock achievements faster, just like quests to earn reward points.
- Play Xbox Series X games on Xbox One. Xbox One owners, you can now play games exclusively for PC and Xbox Series X | S. Yes, so you can play The Medium, for example!
Note: Microsoft Flight Simulator is not yet available through Xbox Cloud Gaming. It will be in 2022.
How to play Xbox Cloud Gaming games on console
To see what games are available and playable via this new option, go to the Xbox interface in My Games & Apps, then view your full library and activate the “Cloud Gaming” filter.
Then just click the Play button with the cloud icon to start the game.
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