Microsoft has confirmed it’s working with Reliance Jio for bringing Undertaking xCloud to India. Microsoft has stated it can “quickly” present extra data 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 now have an official phrase on the identical. Hopefully, within the close to future, we would get some extra data on Undertaking xCloud India pricing, availability particulars, and extra. The service is at the moment solely out there in Canada, South Korea, the UK, the US.
“Sure, we confirmed the information of our intent to convey Undertaking xCloud to Indian avid gamers with Reliance Jio as a part of our Future Decoded occasion in Mumbai in late February,” a Microsoft spokesperson instructed The Mako Reactor, a web site devoted to Japanese gaming, which was first to report concerning the improvement.
“We introduced this intention to return to India at X019 London in November, and can have extra information quickly on how and when this can play out on your native market,” the spokesperson added.
Microsoft confirmed the identical to Devices 360 however did not present every other particulars.
“We’re excited to convey the Undertaking xCloud preview to India later this yr and be taught from the nice Indian gaming neighborhood. We’re exploring our choices with Jio however don’t have anything additional to share at the moment,” Microsoft instructed Devices 360.
The partnership between Reliance Jio and Microsoft with reference to convey Undertaking xCloud in India got here to mild in the course of 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. In direction of 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.Although Microsoft simply stated “extra information quickly,” it nonetheless comes as an excellent signal as each firms are actively working in direction of bringing Undertaking xCloud to India, or so we hope.
Undertaking xCloud is a recreation 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 section and is anticipated to return to India someday this yr.