Update: A Microsoft spokesperson instructed IGN, “We’re repeatedly testing new options and making enhancements to create a greater Xbox Cloud Gaming expertise. We’ll have extra to share quickly concerning the upgrades we’re making to our Microsoft Datacenters.”
Without any official discover, Microsoft seems to be rolling out Xbox Series X server blades on its Xbox Cloud Gaming streaming service.
A welcome shock for a lot of customers at the moment who noticed the distinction, Microsoft appears to be upgrading its present Xbox One S server blades, which launched with Xbox Cloud Gaming again in September, to the corporate’s latest and strongest console, the Xbox Series X.
The screenshot above is a shot of Rainbow Six Siege on Xbox’s cloud gaming service seemingly utilizing Xbox Series X server blades. The inform right here is that the “Prioritize Resolution” graphics mode states that the mode will “run the sport at 120 fps, decreasing decision if crucial.”
Rainbox Six Siege may be performed at 120FPS on Xbox Series X, however the sport cannot be performed at 120FPS on the Xbox One S, main many Twitter customers like Klobrille, pictured beneath, to imagine that Microsoft is now rolling out Xbox Series X server blades.
It looks like Xbox is rolling out Xbox Series X server blades over at https://t.co/zJGI7IsdV6 for chosen video games.
I’m enjoying the Xbox Series X model of Rainbow Six: Siege on xCloud, proof within the pic beneath (120 FPS choice).
The sport feels nice and far more responsive. pic.twitter.com/Nn19ooIcDx
— Klobrille (@klobrille) June 22, 2021
Klobrille says the sport feels nice on the Xbox Series X cloud gaming server blades, a sentiment echoed by many different eagle-eyed gamers on Twitter at the moment. Twitter user Sephamus mentioned that after logging out and logging again in to Black Desert, the sport was “abruptly loading and performing 10x higher.”
Another Twitter person, T3CHFX, mentioned the identical may be mentioned for Yakuza: Like a Dragon.
By upgrading from Xbox One S server blades to Xbox Series X server blades, Xbox Cloud Gaming customers will see higher decision, higher efficiency, and extra graphics-related choices than seen in Xbox One S variations of video games.
Microsoft has not formally confirmed whether or not or not such a server improve is rolling out beginning at the moment, however the proof is there. While ready to study extra, examine how Microsoft plans to bring Xbox Series X|S exclusives to Xbox One consoles via cloud gaming after which take a look at this story about Xbox Game Studios hiring Portal’s Kim Swift as its new senior director of cloud gaming.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You can comply with him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.