According to a report, Microsoft may launch Xbox streaming device in the next 12 months. The streaming device is said to enable users to access movies, TV services along with a library of games through Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The report also said that Microsoft is also working with Samsung on developing an Xbox game-streaming app for the South Korean company’s TVs. The news comes days after Microsoft announced that Xbox Cloud Gaming users will now be able to play Fortnite for free on Android, iOS and Windows devices.
VentureBeat (GamesBeat), citing people familiar with the matter informed of that the device will likely look like a amazon fire tv stick or a stop– Like a puck. As far as its functionality is concerned, the device will allow users to access movies and TV services – just like we do with the Amazon Fire TV Stick, for example – along with a library of games via Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. .
Ahead, Microsoft It is said to be working with Samsung to develop an app that will probably let Samsung Smart TV users have the same access as Xbox streaming devices. It is being said that both these things will debut in the next 12 months.
The move is seen as a way to bring more users into the Xbox ecosystem. It should be noted that the Xbox console also allows users to download apps such as Netflix, amazon head, among others and allow streaming. Microsoft is working hard to attract more casual gamers.
Recently, the company partnered with Epic Games, announced that Xbox Cloud Gaming users will now be able to play fortnite Free on Android, iOS and Windows devices. The move will allow users, including PC gamers, to stream Fortnite on an internet browser on their devices, like Netflix, regardless of hardware specifications.