Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming streaming service can now also be used on Valve’s Steam Deck.
With an Edge version suitable for Linux, Xbox Cloud Gaming can also be used on Steam Deck.
Anyone who was able to get hold of one of the rare Steam collections can already play a huge number of Windows games and endless old games. Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud game streaming service can now also be used on Steam Deck. With a beta version of the Microsoft Edge browser for Linux, Steam Deck can now stream games from the cloud and work at the same time as a console.
Browser and FAQ
This important step was achieved through close collaboration between Valve and Microsoft. Missy Quarry, Microsoft Edge Community Manager, shared that she is excited about the new opportunities for the Linux player community. However, the Xbox Game Pass required for streaming is not yet available as a native app on Steam. Anyone who has already purchased a subscription must start playing the games through the Microsoft service. The new Edge version for Linux, which is available via SteamOS Discover Software Center, is ideal for this. Microsoft has also provided detailed instructions on how to easily access Xbox cloud games via a link on Steam Deck.
PC Game Pass will be available on Steam soon
Hence, Microsoft released a matching Edge a few weeks after the Xbox Cloud Gaming was announced on Steam Deck. Windows can also be officially installed on Steam Deck. Here you can also start games from Xbox Game Pass. Valve President Gabe Newell was pleased with the current developments. Wants help from Microsoft
PC Game Pass on Steam
to set up. Until then, Xbox Cloud Gaming and Windows on Steam Deck offer two alternatives.
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