Time to buy an HDMI dongle for your phone Xbox Game Streaming officially launched yesterday, allowing you to stream nearly 200 Xbox games to your Android phone or tablet. The service has yet to launch on any other platforms, and Microsoft is sticking hard to the mobile requirement — despite their ability to run Android apps, both Chromebooks and Android TV are unsupported. The Xbox support account on Twitter has confirmed that only phones and tablets running Android will be allowed to stream Xbox games. Read More Microsoft won't let you stream Xbox games to Android TV or Chromebooks was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Apple's going for the 'most anti-competitive company' speedrun Apple's draconian App Store policies have been criticized time and time again, and most recently, they led to a lawsuit by Epic Games. The company also recently blocked game streaming services like Google Stadia and Xbox Game Streaming from entering the App Store. Apple has now updated its policies to allow game streaming services, but only if they go through many hoops. The App Store Review Guidelines have been updated with a new section specifically addressing streaming games. Read More Apple establishes ridiculous requirements for Stadia and Xbox Game Streaming on iOS was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
The artist formerly known as Microsoft xCloud Xbox Game Streaming (formerly known as xCloud) is shaping up to be one of the best game streaming services around, and after the platform's recent ban from the Apple App Store, Android will be its only mobile home. Later this year, the service will have even more games from publisher Electronic Arts, thanks to a new partnership between the two companies. Anyone who is subscribed to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (which costs $1 for the first month, then $15/mo after that) will receive EA Play at no additional charge, starting later this year. Read More PC and console EA games are coming to Android, thanks to Xbox Game Streaming was written by the awesome team