Xbox Cloud Gaming Is Now Officially Powered By 'Custom Series X Hardware'
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Following the announcement that Xbox Cloud Gaming has now officially rolled out to all Game Pass Ultimate members on Windows 10 PCs and Apple devices, the experience has been massively upgraded. Now, players will benefit from cloud games run through custom Xbox Series X hardware, bringing a faster, more responsive experience.

In an Xbox Wire detailing the rollout of Xbox Cloud Gaming to Windows 10 PCs and Apple devices, it was revealed that games in the cloud are now running on Xbox Series X hardware. This is said to bring "faster load times, improved frame rates, and an experience of a new generation of gaming". To improve latency, games will be streamed at 1080p and will run up to 60FPS.

"We’re also making significant improvements to the overall experience: Xbox Cloud Gaming is now powered by custom Xbox Series X hardware. We’ve been upgrading Microsoft datacenters around the globe with the fastest, most powerful Xbox hardware to give you faster load times, improved frame rates, and an experience of a new generation of gaming.

To ensure the lowest latency, highest quality experience across the broadest set of devices, we will be streaming at 1080p and up to 60fps. Going forward we’ll continue to innovate and add more features to enhance your cloud gaming experience."

It's a fantastic step in the right direction, and some users who have taken advantage of the upgrade recently have shared their positive experiences. It seems like a substantial upgrade and one that Xbox is committed to continue improving. With a wider range of accessibility for Xbox Cloud Gaming, no doubt many will be pleased to see an improvement in the cloud's capabilities.

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