In recent years, streaming gaming and cloud computing have been two widely discussed terms within the video game industry. And with the new generation of consoles getting closer, it seems that these services will play a prominent role in the companies’ strategy. In fact, Microsoft has been working for a while at Project xCloud , a streaming proposal that currently uses Xbox One S hardware on its servers for processing tasks, although it seems that in 2021 this hardware will be changed to Xbox Series X .

As stated The Verge , based on sources close to the project, Microsoft will update Project xCloud servers in 2021 with new Xbox Series X hardware, to enjoy greater power when processing games remotely. The North American media assures that the change will offer a substantial improvement in CPU performance , where a single Series X processor will be able to manage and transmit up to 4 Xbox One S game sessions in a way simultaneous .

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