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Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service goes live with 150 games

Tuesday 15 September 2020 | 15:31 CET | News
Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service went live on 15 September in 22 countries with an initial offer of over 150 games. Also marketed as cloud gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, the service is offered to new members for USD 1 for the first month and USD 14.99 per month after that. 

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