29 Jun 2021 8:36 AM +00:00

Xbox Cloud Gaming Is Reportedly Being Upgraded With Series X Server Blades

Microsoft's game streaming service, Xbox Cloud Gaming (formerly known as xCloud), has just gotten a sizeable upgrade according to reports.

While the process previously relied on Xbox One consoles connected to the cloud to power games played elsewhere in the world, it appears some games have moved over to Xbox Series X 'server blades'.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming Is Reportedly Being Upgraded With Series X Server Blades

Kareem Choudhry, head of cloud gaming at Microsoft, said that earlier this month that "We’re now in the final stages of internal testing, and we’ll be upgrading the experience for [Xbox Game Pass] Ultimate members in the next few weeks”.

The Verge's Tom Warren has noted that some sites are already seeing enhanced performance options listed, including titles like Rainbow Six: Siege.

Resetera has also put a long list together of games that appear to be running through Series X server blades:

  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Call of the Sea
  • Conan Exiles
  • CrossCode
  • Dark Alliance
  • Dead by Daylight
  • Descenders
  • Desperados III
  • Destiny 2
  • Dirt 5
  • Elder Scrolls Online
  • For Honor
  • Gears 5
  • Gears Tactics
  • GONNER2
  • Grounded
  • Halo MCC
  • Haven
  • Human Fall Flat
  • Maneater
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • MLB The Show
  • Morkredd
  • No Man's Sky
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Outriders
  • Planet Coaster
  • Rainbow Six: Siege
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Second Extinction
  • State of Decay 2
  • Stellaris
  • Subnautica
  • Superhot Mind Control Delete
  • The Falconeer
  • The Touryst
  • The Wild at Heart
  • Warhammer Vemintide 2
  • We Happy Few
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood
  • Yakuza: Like A Dragon
  • Yes Your Grace
  • Zombie Army 4
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As a reminder, Xbox Cloud Gaming is a benefit of Xbox Game Pass – along with a suite of monthly games. Check out everything we know about July's Game Pass titles here.