Xbox Cloud Gaming, Microsoft's cloud gaming service, will launch in Japan on October 1, 2021, it was announced today at the Tokyo Game Show 2021 Online (TGS2021). The service will be available in Japan from October 1, 2021.
What is "Xbox Cloud Gaming"?
Xbox Cloud Gaming" was announced in October 2018 as "project xCloud" and will integrate "Xbox Game Pass" and "Project xCloud" to be launched in September 2020. In September 2020, we officially released the Android version for "Xbox Game Pass Ultimate" members in 22 countries around the world.
The release for Japan was scheduled for 2020, but it was announced at TGS2020 last year that the release would be postponed to 2021.
In April of this year, the "Project xCloud" service was renamed "Xbox Cloud Gaming" and launched not only for Android, but also for Windows 10 and iOS.
In Japan, the Android version was offered as a beta test under the name "Project xCloud," but Japan was not an official service at that time.
Xbox Cloud Gaming" is now officially available in Japan!
The launch of the service in 2021 was postponed to 2021, and after much anticipation, Kareem Choudhry, the head of Xbox Cloud Gaming, announced at TGS2021 that the service will finally be available from October 1, 2021. Game Pass Ultimate members will be able to enjoy the service from October 1, 2021.
Game Pass Ultimate members will be able to use the service starting October 1.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is 100 yen for the first month and 1,100 yen per month after that, so the combined price of Xbox Game Pass free-to-play and Xbox Cloud Gaming for 1,100 yen is an unbeatable deal. The cloud gaming allows you to play on any device and anywhere.
Cloud Gaming, so you can play on any device, anywhere!
Xbox Cloud Gaming" is a cloud game and can be played on iOS, Android, and other smartphones without an Xbox console.
You can play anywhere you have an internet connection and access Xbox.com/play with a web browser such as Edge, Safari, or Google Chrome.
(There are also dedicated apps for Windows and Android.)
Of course, minimum specifications are required, so please refer to Microsoft's Cloud Gaming Instructions for system requirements.
Xbox Cloud Gaming" is compatible not only with the official Xbox wireless controller, but also with the DUALSHOCK 4 controller for PlayStation 4, as well as with Razer's smartphone controllers Razer Kishi and Razer Junglecat, Razer's smartphone controllers.
In addition to the controllers designed for Xbox, Microsoft has verified and listed the controllers that can be used on the official Xbox website support page " What controllers can I use for cloud gaming on my Xbox? " Please check it out.
Xbox Cloud Gaming" service will be available in Japan tomorrow!
Xbox Cloud Gaming " will be available in Japan from tomorrow! The service will be available not only in Japan, but also in Australia, Brazil, and Mexico.
If you have not yet subscribed to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, please do so tomorrow!