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Microsoft is reportedly testing 1080p streaming for Xbox Game Pass cloud games

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 11:04 GMT Microsoft is testing a higher resolution streaming solution for the Xbox Game Pass streaming service Cloud Gaming, previously known as xCloud, ahead of a larger upgrade to the service later in the year.According to a new WindowsCentral report, an unnamed (but ‘trusted) game developer source recently shared an image of Hellblade running via xCloud which revealed that the resolution of the streamed game was 1080p – a big improvement from the restricted 720p that’s been available via the service up until now.Most mobile handsets operate at a resolution of at least…

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AOC could be streaming on Twitch again soon

By Alex Calvin, Thursday, 5 November 2020 17:58 GMT United States Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said that she will be appearing on streaming service Twitch again in the near future.Replying to a query on the subject on Twitter, the Bronx and Queens Rep said that she planned to appear on Twitch once more, but maybe after she’s had some rest.The politician – popularly known as AOC – is coming off the back of winning a second term as the representative in her New York district this week as part of the elections in America. At the time of writing, the…


Xbox’s Spencer teases cloud gaming TV streaming stick

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 23 October 2020 16:04 GMT Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that the company could make streaming sticks for its cloud gaming streaming service.In an interview with Stratechery – as reported by The Verge – the Microsoft exec said that it’s possible we’ll see cheaper tech that can just plug into a TV for use with the streaming platform.“I think you’re going to see lower-priced hardware as part of our ecosystem when you think about streaming sticks and other things that somebody might want to just go plug into their TV and go play via xCloud,”…