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The new Chromecast acts as a cheap but unsupported xCloud streamer

The new Chromecast acts as a cheap but unsupported xCloud streamer

Google New chromecast If you’re ready to sideload your game streaming service, you can run Microsoft’s xCloud. The Verge You can check.Function was previously shown on Reddit by u / kiddj55Since then, I’ve been able to install the Xbox Game Pass app on my own hardware to access and play cloud streaming. Gears of War 5..

It’s very similar to Google’s Stadia game streaming service. Will work again, XCloud is not yet officially supported on Google’s new hardware. This means that if you want to install xCloud, you need to sideload it.This process involves finding an APK for your Xbox Game Pass app online and finding a way to transfer it to your dongle (here). Guide from Android police If you do that exactly), change your Chromecast settings to allow the app to be installed from an “unknown source”.

The lack of official support also means that there is no guarantee of how xCloud will work on the hardware. u / kiddj55 pointed out in the comments The Xbox Games Pass app is designed for mobile phones and not optimized for TVs, so the game appears to be running in 720p resolution. However, it does support Xbox controllers paired via Bluetooth.

It’s possible to stream the game from the cloud, but I couldn’t Stream games locally from the Xbox console..When installed Xbox Beta App I found that it crashes when I try to open it (provides functionality).

It’s unclear when xCloud support will officially appear on the new Chromecast. Google has confirmed that its own Stadia service is officially supported. First half of next year However, it is unlikely that Microsoft will be significantly delayed. The new Chromecast is especially good news for anyone who needs a cheap $ 50 device to stream games to their TV. Pretty good video streaming device By itself.