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Xbox May Update Is Coming with Improved Cloud Gaming And PC app

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This month, Microsoft is not working on the firmware for the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, but is focusing on Xbox cloud gaming and the Xbox app for PCs. Important points of the update: Mouse and keyboard support as well as compact mode.

With mouse and keyboard in the cloud

While owners of the Microsoft consoles Xbox Series Two well-known functions will be transferred from the beta to the release area and the market launch of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II will be celebrated.

Two months after initial testing among Xbox Insiders and an expansion of the compatible game catalog, Microsoft is rolling out long-awaited mouse and keyboard support for Xbox Cloud Gaming. Initially, however, this will only be available for web browsers such as Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome . The Xbox app will also follow later this month.

Microsoft’s tip for the introduction: “Corresponding titles are marked with a badge on which the mouse and keyboard can be seen. If necessary, you can even switch between your keyboard-mouse combo and a controller at any time. All you have to do is press any key your keyboard or press the Xbox button on your controller.”

The first games with mouse and keyboard support within the cloud include titles such as Cities: Skylines, Fortnite, Halo Infinite , The Sims 4, Valheim, Sea of ​​Thieves, ARK Survival Evolved and Doom 64.

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II and Compact Mode

Finally, Microsoft is focusing on the upcoming release of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II on May 21, 2024. A new channel will be created within the Xbox app for PCs that will focus entirely on the new chapter and make it easier to search for previous parts of the series should. They also announced that they want to fundamentally improve the compact mode of the Xbox app. New options for this are currently being tested in the Insider channel.

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