Microsoft, like other large manufacturing companies games, consul si gaming accessories, has recently focused on the development of game streaming services.
project xCloud is currently in a beta development stage, which in the final version will allow running in the first phase of over 100 Xbox games on Android mobile phones and tablets, using the service of cloud streaming Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
Unfortunately, users Apple will be deprived of this game streaming service in cloud, whose testing period should end on September 11, 2020.
Microsoft recently announced that it will end testing xCloud for the iOS operating system, continuing only on Project x testing and developmentCloud for Android.
The reason for the termination of testing xCloud on iOS, it is simmore intuitive. In most situations where third-party companies have tried to develop interactive applications and games for iOS or macOS, were hit by the restrictions and rigid policies of Apple.
Neither does the Project x test applicationCloud did not escape these restrictions. It was available in test mode from App Store for a maximum of 10.000 testers, and the feature limitations were significant compared to the Android version.
In a statement to The Verge, the Microsoft spokesman said: "The testing and preview period of xCloud for iOS was concluded, and we will continue to focus on delivering games in cloud as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for Android users, starting with September 15, 2020 ″.
The company's ambition to develop the Xbox Game Pass in the future for all operating systems, including iOS, remains, he said.
Microsoft is not the only company facing this issue of limitations and policies Apple.
application Google Stadia for iOS allows users to only manage accounts, while Valve has been filing appeals for one year Apple for respinrepeated frosts of Steam Link from App Store.
For users iOS si macOS, the best service for games remains Apple Arcade. However, the titles are not very complex games and far from being able to satisfy the demands of a gamer.