Folks who access through a browser on and systems (including ) will likely now have an improved experience. The game-streaming service should be available at a higher resolution on those platforms. It should run more smoothly as well.
As spotted by an Xbox employee who goes by CohenJordan that the update marks the end of a transition to a different type of streaming tech, though they didn’t explain exactly what that entails. According to CohenJordan, the good news is that, if you use a browser to access Xbox Cloud Gaming on any device (), you should have a more consistent experience.
Microsoft is eager for Steam Deck users to access Xbox Cloud Gaming. It hasn’t released an Xbox app for the system (or Linux) as yet, but the company has that should help you set up the service on Steam Deck.
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