On Thursday, Microsoft announced that it is developing software that allows users to play Xbox video games on smart TVs. The news was released before the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which started almost on Saturday, as Microsoft and other video game industry heavyweights will participate in the pandemic.
“As a company, Microsoft is betting on games”, CEO Satya Nadella said when introducing the plan. He said that Microsoft’s goal is to let consumers “no matter where they play”.
Microsoft emphasized the strength of its Xbox division because it competes with Luna and Stadia in the cloud and gaming services managed by Amazon and Google, respectively. This headquarters is located in The US technology giant also announced that it is manufacturing devices that can be connected to any TV or computer screen.
You can monitor and stream Xbox games without a console. In the next few weeks, you will be able to access the Internet via Chrome, Edge, and Safari. The browser uses the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription for cloud gaming.
Xbox Director Phil Spencer said: “Game consoles and PCs still have a place. Frankly speaking, there will always be there, but through the cloud, we will be able to connect to the Internet for anyone Of people provide a reliable gaming experience. With the help of the cloud, gamers can fully participate in the Xbox experience like people using local hardware,” he added.
At the end of last year, Xbox Game Pass had about 18 million users worldwide. According to industry tracking agency NPD Group, this year’s in the first quarter, American consumers spent nearly 15 billion U.S. dollars on video games.
Compared to last year, this is 30%. Microsoft will air the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase on Sunday, showcasing games from studios around the world.