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Microsoft Rolls out Xbox Cloud Gaming Improvements on iOS

Microsoft says it has made improvements to Xbox Cloud Gaming for iOS, following feedback from iPhone and iPad users.


has been steadily improving its service for players, including keyboard and mouse support earlier this month. In the latest tweak, the company is making improvements to the cloud-based game streaming service on iOS.

In an official Xbox blog post, Microsoft describes how it has taken feedback from users of Xbox Cloud Gaming on iOS. Using that information, the company is making enhancements for the service on and iPad devices.

Microsoft does not say what the specifics of the enhancements are, but it seems just general all-round improvements. According to the company, the result is players are giving higher engagement with playtimes up 35% compared to before.

If you're thinking this is very vague, I agree. However, this is the information Microsoft is giving and it amounts to: Improvements for Xbox Cloud Gaming on iOS, those improvements are good and are working.

Any Difference?

To see the mysterious enhancements in action, grab your iPhone or iPad and head to Xbox.com/play through the Safari browser. Sing into your Microsoft Account. The company says to see the improvements, pin the Xbox.com/play site to your home screen.

Ok, is this just a trick for Microsoft to get users to put the service on their homepage? Let us know below if you see any difference in your Xbox Cloud Gaming experience on iOS following these apparent enhancements.

Earlier this month, Microsoft brought mouse and keyboard support to its cloud gaming service. That adds a bit of PC gaming sophistication to the platform, even though support is not available for all games.

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Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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