Microsoft testing browser-based xCloud game streaming

Microsoft is working to bring its xCloud game-streaming service to iOS, and is testing a version that works entirely within a web browser.

Microsoft xCloud, a cloud-gaming service for playing Xbox titles on other devices, has so far appeared on Android tablets and smartphones, as well as Microsoft-controlled platforms, but not iPhones. That may change in the near future, as Microsoft is reportedly testing out a browser-based version of the service.Employees are shaking down the web-based variant ahead of a public preview, sources of The Verge claim, along with screenshots of the service offered as proof. The version works entirely within a browser, with players able to select a game and play it straight away.

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