Microsoft has confirmed it’s working with Reliance Jio for bringing Project xCloud to India. Microsoft has stated it’ll “soon” present extra info on the gaming streaming service’s India launch. Reliance Jio indicated its partnership with Microsoft on the Future Decoded occasion in Mumbai, held in late February and now we have now an official phrase on the identical. Hopefully, within the close to future, we’d get some extra info on Project xCloud India pricing, availability particulars, and extra. The service is presently solely accessible in Canada, South Korea, the UK, the US.
“Yes, we confirmed the news of our intent to bring Project xCloud to Indian gamers with Reliance Jio as part of our Future Decoded event in Mumbai in late February,” a Microsoft spokesperson told The Mako Reactor, a web site devoted to Japanese gaming, which was first to report in regards to the growth.
“We announced this intention to come to India at X019 London in November, and will have more news soon on how and when this will play out for your local market,” the spokesperson added.
Microsoft confirmed the identical to ReviewTechAuto however did not present some other particulars.
“We are excited to bring the Project xCloud preview to India later this year and learn from the great Indian gaming community. We are exploring our options with Jio but have nothing further to share at this time,” Microsoft instructed ReviewTechAuto.
The partnership between Reliance Jio and Microsoft with reference to deliver Project xCloud in India got here to mild through the Future Decoded keynote the place Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and chairman, managing director of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani, sat down for a televised occasion. Towards the top of their dialogue, they briefly spoke about gaming tradition in India and its potential within the Indian market. Now, after some silence on the matter, there may be lastly some acknowledgement from Microsoft.Even although Microsoft simply stated “more news soon,” it nonetheless comes as a great signal as each firms are actively working in direction of bringing Project xCloud to India, or so we hope.
Project xCloud is a sport streaming service that goals to make gaming much more accessible. It permits customers to stream video games on nearly any system with out having to put in it on that system. As of now, the service is in its testing part and is predicted to come back to India someday this 12 months.