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Xbox Cloud Gaming Now Available on Amazon Fire TV Sticks

The Xbox TV app can now be accessed on Amazon's Fire TV devices, which is part of Microsoft's effort to make cloud gaming more accessible.

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has announced that its service is now compatible with Fire TV Sticks. The Xbox TV app will be integrated with Fire TV Stick 4K Max and Fire TV Stick 4K devices, allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers in over 25 countries to stream games straight to their Fire TV.

Microsoft Expands Xbox Cloud Gaming to Amazon Fire TV Sticks

Previously limited to Samsung's 2022 smart TVs and monitors, the Xbox TV app can now be accessed on Amazon's Fire TV devices. This expansion is part of Microsoft's effort to make cloud gaming more accessible. A Fire TV Stick, a Bluetooth wireless controller, and an Xbox Ultimate subscription are required to use this service.
 
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Broader Availability

Including Fire TV Sticks is a significant step in expanding the audience for Xbox Cloud Gaming. Ashley McKissick, head of Xbox experiences and platforms engineering, expressed excitement about this addition, emphasizing the goal to reach more users. The app was recently also made available on Meta's Quest VR , indicating Microsoft's commitment to widening its cloud gaming reach.

Historical Context

The launch of the Xbox TV app on Samsung's 2022 smart TVs was the first step in Microsoft's initiative to integrate cloud gaming across multiple devices.

Partnering with Amazon marks the first instance of the app being available on a platform other than Samsung, highlighting the company's mission to diversify its support. This move is in line with Microsoft's goal to make cloud gaming more broadly available.

For further information about the Xbox TV app's availability on Amazon Fire TV Sticks, refer to the official announcement on Amazon's news page.

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Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus Kasanmascheff
Markus is the founder of WinBuzzer and has been playing with Windows and technology for more than 25 years. He is holding a Master´s degree in International Economics and previously worked as Lead Windows Expert for Softonic.com.