To attract users to its cloud gaming service, tech giant Microsoft will launch its service for $1 to its new users. The move was made to attract more casual gamers as the competition with Sony is heating up. The ultimate Xbox Game Pass is being priced at $14.99 monthly, and users will be able to play more than 150 titles via the cloud on PCs, Xbox consoles, and Android devices. Once you are subscribed to the service, you will not even require a console to play the games. All you need is an Android device and a compatible controller. The initial launch will be done in the US and 19 European countries, marking an important shift for the tech giant into the cloud gaming market. You will no longer need bulky hardware; instead, you should have a fast internet connection.
One of the most prominent new entrants, Google, has struggled a lot to build a lot to build a solid fan base for Stadia. Microsoft's head of cloud gaming, Kareem Choudhry, stated that the experience was built in a way that it will require little bandwidth. Furthermore, he added that the company is working closely with Internet Service Providers to ensure that there is a strong connection between Azure datacenters and gamers.