Microsoft’s Xbox boss responds to Google Stadia, promises ‘we will go big’ for E3
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 Google unveiled its new Stadia cloud gaming service yesterday, and Microsoft was watching closely. In an internal memo to the Xbox team, Microsoft’s head of gaming, Phil Spencer, responded to Google’s announcements by promising a big E3. “Google went big today and we have a couple of months until E3 when we will go big,” hints Spencer.
Thurrott has published the full memo, and it reveals that Spencer feels validated by Google’s efforts. “Their announcement is validation of the path we embarked on two years ago,” says Spencer. Microsoft is also creating its own cloud gaming service, dubbed xCloud, that will rival Google and many others for streaming games to phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs. Microsoft recently demonstrated xCloud publicly...
Microsoft and Google are going toe-to-toe on game streaming. At GDC, Google announced Stadia, a game streaming platform coming in 2019. Microsoft has been teasing its own game streaming project, called XCloud, which is also expected to arrive later this year. While there are many unanswered...
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