With a post on official Twitter profile Xbox, Microsoft has announced that the xCloud project will officially kick off in September when it is included in the Game Pass Ultimate.
Excited to announce that @XboxGamePass and Project xCloud are coming together at no additional cost starting in September.
- Xbox (@Xbox) July 16th, 2020
“Excited to announce that Xbox Game Pass and Project xCloud will arrive together, at no additional cost, starting from September. Play titles like Halo Infinite when it launches over the holidays, whenever and wherever you want. "
In a post published in Xbox Wire which lists all the present and future advantages of the platform, some additional details can be found in the paragraph dedicated to the Game Pass:
"You will get more from your Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription. Finally, today we announce that this September, in the countries that support it, we will offer Xbox Game Pass and Project xCloud together at no additional cost for all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. With cloud gaming included in the Game Pass Ultimate, you can play over 100 titles on your smartphone or tablet. And since Xbox Live syncs across devices, you can play alongside over 100 million Xbox Live players around the world. So when Halo Infinite is released, you and your friends can play together and immerse yourself in the universe of Halo as Master Chief, wherever you want and cross-platform.
Cloud gaming in the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate means that you will no longer be limited to your living room. You can connect like never before with friends and family through gaming. And exactly as it already happens for music and movie streaming services, when cloud gaming arrives in the Game Pass Ultimate, you can continue your game from the point where you left it, on any device in your possession ".
Microsoft then warms up the engines and releases its first big announcement, waiting for theevent Xbox set for July 23 where the protagonists will be the first party titles of the Xbox Game Studios.