The Xbox Series X and S may be Microsoft’s latest consoles, however you will not want them to play the newest video games. That is as a result of new titles are coming to Xbox One consoles, Microsoft has announced.
Now, there are a number of caveats to this announcement. Not all video games might be playable on the older consoles, as Microsoft has solely stated that “many” will. They are going to be playable by Xbox Cloud Gaming, somewhat than arriving on disc. And there is not loads of element to dive into – the announcement was relegated to a single sentence in a weblog put up following Microsoft’s showcase on the E3 gaming convention.
Here is the announcement in full:
“For the thousands and thousands of people that play on Xbox One consoles as we speak, we’re trying ahead to sharing extra about how we are going to carry many of those next-gen video games, corresponding to Microsoft Flight Simulator, to your console by Xbox Cloud Gaming, similar to we do with cellular gadgets, tablets, and browsers.”
That point out of Microsoft Flight Simulator for example would not precisely set our hearts aflutter both.
Nonetheless, it is affirmation of what Microsoft had solely hinted at earlier than, and means anybody nonetheless struggling where to find an Xbox Series X (which is most of us) can get an thought of what all of the fuss is about. Final week, Microsoft revealed it was working on bringing an Xbox app direct to smart TVs, in addition to producing streaming devices, letting avid gamers play with out the necessity for a console. Which, given the chip shortages that can proceed till at least the end of this month, must be excellent news.
We stay up for listening to extra particulars quickly.
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