Microsoft’s Project xCloud was previously on Android and is now available on iOS.
“Ever since we launched the Project xCloud preview last year, we’ve continued to field requests for iOS support (I’ve seen your tweets),” Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb wrote in a blog post. “We’ve been testing an iOS client internally, and today, we’re taking the next step by making the Project xCloud preview available for iOS users through the TestFlight program.”
The iOS version is only available in US, UK, and Canada. As it is on TestFlight Preview it does not include Xbox Console Streaming (Preview) at this time like the Android has. Due to App Store policy, the iOS TestFlight preview will begin with one game, “Halo: The Master Chief Collection.” Upto 10,000 testers are invited into the preview and team is working on to increase the number.
In order to participate in the Project xCloud limited iOS TestFlight preview, here are the technical requirements:
- A Microsoft Xbox Account.
- An iOS device that supports Bluetooth version 4.0 or higher and iOS version 13.0 or higher.
- A wireless XBOX One Controller that supports Bluetooth connection.
- A high-speed internet connection (Wi-Fi or Mobile data) with at-least 10 Mbps downstream bandwidth connection. For Wi-Fi based connection, a % GHz WiFi is recommended.
- An optional game controller mount to attach the controller to the iOS device.