Microsoft is now working with Valve to bring Xbox Cloud Gaming and Xbox Game Pass to the recently released Steam Deck handheld game console. So now, apart from enjoying the titles of various other Xbox game studios that can be run natively on Steam decks Users will be able to stream Xbox Game Pass titles via the beta version of Microsoft Edge for Steam Deck.. Let’s take a look at the details.
Microsoft introduces Xbox Cloud Gaming on Steam Deck
According to a recent Reddit post by Microsoft Edge community manager Missy Quarry, the company “We worked closely with the Valve and Xbox Cloud Gaming teams to provide support for Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) with Xbox GamePass Ultimate through Microsoft Edge Beta.” Connect to Valve’s Steam Deck console. This announcement was confirmed on Twitter by Catherine Gluckstein, Head of Product and Strategy for Xbox Cloud Gaming. Check out the tweets attached just below.
Microsoft has created a support page so that Steam deck owners can install the Linux version of Microsoft Edge Beta. Install Edge Beta on your Steam deck and set up the Xbox Cloud Gaming service.. Following the setup process on the support page, players can enjoy the Xbox Game Pass title on the Steam Deck console via Microsoft’s cloud gaming service.
In addition, the Linux version Microsoft Edge now supports the Steam Deck control You can access it from the Discover Software Center section of SteamOS. Players can now enjoy a variety of Xbox Games Studios titles that can be run natively on Steam Deck, including Forza Horizon 5 and Sea of Thieves. Along with many Xbox Game Pass titles on your device..
In addition, Valve recently released the drivers needed to run Windows 10 on portable gaming consoles. Therefore, if you don’t want to use Microsoft EdgeBeta to access Xbox Cloud Gaming, you can also port your device to the Windows platform. So what do you think of Xbox Cloud Gaming on Steam Deck? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below.