Microsoft is set to bring Xbox cloud gaming to the quest headset by Meta. The company says that they are working together in a bid to make Meta’s quest headsets run popular games and apps from the world of PCs.
Microsoft Is Set To Bring Xbox Cloud Gaming To the Quest Headset
Both Meta and Microsoft together are bringing the Xbox cloud gaming service to virtual reality, the companies announced on Tuesday, and in the process allowing players to easily stream hit games into Quest headsets.
Microsoft and Meta did not say when the $15 monthly streaming service and its over 200 games will be made available for the Quest headset and platform, other than to state that ‘it’s early days.’
What Meta Has To Say About This New Development
“You’ll be able to play 2D games with your Xbox controller projected on a massive screen on Quest,” Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta during a Livestream of the company’s Meta Connect presentation on Tuesday said.
And although the two companies did not offer any more details, the move and recent development is a part of a larger effort in bringing the most popular apps by Microsoft including its office productivity software and Teams meetings service to virtual reality.
Meta Is Leaning On Business Apps
Meta with this move is leaning on business apps as a hopeful next stage for the VR world. And during its presentations, the company announced brand new and expanded partnerships with the makers of key and important business apps including meeting service Zoom, and creative software makes Adobe and also Microsoft.
What Microsoft Has To Say About The Partnership?
“You’ll have a new way to securely stream the entire Windows experience, including all the personalized apps, content, and settings to your VR device with the full power of Windows and Windows applications,” CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella during the presentation by Meta said. “You can connect, share, collaborate as though you were together in person.”