Xbox One Console Streaming Available Everywhere, You Can Sign Up Now

While Microsoft’s xCloud game-streaming service remains only available as part of a limited test, the company is expanding its other new streaming offering. Now, Xbox Insiders in every country where Xbox Live is available can test Microsoft’s new console-streaming program, letting you stream Xbox One games that you already own to your Android phone or tablet.

This new streaming service can rely on both Wi-Fi or work through a mobile data plan if you’re playing on the go and nowhere near a stable Wi-Fi connection. The service requires a strong connection of 5 GHz Wi-Fi or mobile data connection at 10 Mbps down / 4.75 Mbps up. More details about console streaming can be found on Microsoft’s website.

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“We view the public preview as an important step in our journey to deliver game streaming to Xbox players around the world! We are learning from Xbox Insiders like you whenever you participate in these new technologies,” Microsoft said.

The Xbox Insider program is free and available to everyone–you can sign up here. Once you’re accepted into the program, you can get started with the console streaming preview by following the instructions posted below, as written by Microsoft.

As for the xCloud game-streaming service, this is a Netflix-style streaming service that allows users to stream games wherever they are over the internet without the need for a console. Microsoft is currently testing this in the US, UK, and Korea, with support for other parts of the world to come later.

Xbox Console Streaming Startup Guide: