Microsoft Announces Deal To Bring Xbox Games To Boosteroid

Microsoft has announced Another major deal, this time bringing Xbox games to the cloud Boosteroid.

According to Microsoft, this new 10-year deal will bring Xbox PC games to the service. It will also see Activision Blizzard games added if the acquisition is completed.

“We believe in the power of games to bring people together. That’s why Xbox is committed to giving everyone more ways to play their favorite games across devices,” said Phil Spencer, President of Gaming at Microsoft in an official press release. “Bringing Xbox PC games to Boosteroid members, including Activision Blizzard games like “Call of Duty,” once the deal is done, is another step in realizing that vision.”

What is Boosteroid? Why does it matter for Xbox?

Originating from Ukraine, Boosteroid is a web-based cloud service that allows players to play top-notch games on any browser.

“Boosteroid shares Microsoft’s vision to bring games to as many people, places and platforms as possible,” Boosteroid CEO Ivan Shvaichenko said in a statement. “It’s long been our goal to give players the ability to enjoy their favorite games on any device that’s nearby. Today’s announcement is another step in that direction.”

Boosteroid currently offers games to players in the US, UK, Ukraine and other countries throughout the European Union. The company uses data centers in several locations in the United States and Europe. Games featured on the service at the time of writing include Cyberpunk 2077, FIFA 23, Grand Theft Auto VI and more.

With the addition of Xbox games, players now get first-party Xbox exclusives that are also traditionally available on PC.

What do you think of this latest Microsoft deal to bring Xbox games to Boosteroid?

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