After debuting its Mission xCloud streaming recreation service as a preview final fall on Android, Microsoft has immediately launched the preview for iOS by way of TestFlight. The iOS preview is restricted to 10,000 testers with registrations open now.
Microsoft introduced the information on its Main Nelson web site immediately:
Ever since we launched the Mission xCloud preview final 12 months, we’ve continued to subject requests for iOS help (I’ve seen your tweets). We’ve been testing an iOS shopper internally, and immediately, we’re taking the following step by making the Mission xCloud preview obtainable for iOS customers by the TestFlight program.
The iOS preview is on the market to these within the US, UK, and Canada. There are a number of different variations between the Android preview and the brand new iOS TestFlight for Mission xCloud.
- Not like the Xbox Recreation Streaming (Preview) app on Android, this iOS TestFlight preview is for Mission xCloud solely and doesn’t embrace Xbox Console Streaming (Preview) presently.
- As a consequence of App Retailer coverage, the iOS TestFlight preview will start with one recreation, “Halo: The Grasp Chief Assortment.”
- As is customary with iOS TestFlight builds, we’re beginning with a really restricted preview viewers. As much as 10,000 testers might be invited into the preview, however we anticipate that demand will exceed our capability and we might be unable to accommodate all candidates. We’ll distribute invites to take part on a first-come, first-served foundation.
- Due to how iOS TestFlight works, those that are accepted into the iOS TestFlight preview might not essentially take part for the total length of the preview. As famous earlier, there are restricted areas obtainable, so for testing functions we might must cycle by registrants as a way to finest make the most of the obtainable testing viewers. This additionally implies that even in case you miss out on the preliminary allocation, you may obtain an invite to take part later within the preview!
Whereas the preview is restricted to Halo: The Grasp Chief Assortment Microsoft finally plans to deliver all three,500+ Xbox video games to the service within the years forward.
Different necessities embrace your iPhone or iPad operating iOS 13.zero or later, having a Microsoft account/Xbox gamer tag, in addition to an Xbox wi-fi controller.
When you’re new to the xCloud preview you possibly can join the iOS TestFlight right here. When you’re already within the Android preview and wish to join the iOS take a look at too, comply with the directions within the announcement publish right here.
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