After what Apple Yes Microsoft They’ll be playing cat and mouse for months, it looks like the Xbox ones have taken the cat to the water, and finally we will be able to play the xCloud gaming platform from our Apple devices.
Apple has put many obstacles for Microsoft not to let its application play in xCloud was in the Apple Store. In the end, Microsoft is fed up, and it will finally be accessible via the web, from Safari, Edge and Chrome. Problem solved.
Microsoft has just announced that after the beta tests it has carried out with a small group of users, it will launch its service streaming games xCloud for Apple devices “in the coming weeks”.
The owners of the Xbox have been trying to launch their game streaming service, which allows users to play from the cloud instead of storing games locally on the device, on Apple systems for a long time.
Microsoft and Apple engaged in a heated public discussion last year on the guidelines for the App Store
Those in Cupertino argued that with this app they could play games that Apple could not control their content, which could be violent, with sex scenes, etc. With the excuse of “watching” user safety, refused to publish the application on the App Store.
An unfounded excuse, since it cannot control the audiovisual content of streaming video, well that leaves them all in the App Store.
Apple eventually changed the policy, allowing such apps on the platform, but requiring that every game offered through the service be independently submitted for use. revision.
Microsoft managed to poke fun at Apple
Microsoft got bored and decided not to go ahead with Apple’s new policy, and will instead offer users access to xCloud through Safari on iPhone and iPad. And if Apple offers Safari for such access, the streaming service will also be launched in Edge Yes Chromium. We will finally soon be able to enjoy xCloud on our iPhones, iPads and Macs.