Microsoft has partnered with Samsung to bring its Xbox app to the latter’s 2022 Smart TVs, allowing owners to play hundreds of cloud-enabled games without additional hardware such as a PC or Xbox Series X|S console. The app will be accessible starting on June 30 through the Samsung Gaming Hub or Media Hub, and users can begin playing their favorite titles on Xbox Cloud Gaming simply by connecting a Bluetooth controller. Other TV partnerships are expected as Microsoft continues its plan of expanding its Xbox Cloud Streaming and Game Pass services to as many devices as possible. A program that will allow subscribers to play new, curated demos of upcoming games on Xbox Game Pass called Project Moorcroft has also been teased, scheduled for rollout within the next year.
📺 Game with the Xbox app on your Samsung 2022 Smart TV, no console required— Xbox (@Xbox) June 9, 2022
🌥 Cloud gaming in more places than ever
💻 PC optimization
🎮 New customization options in Xbox Design Lab
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With Xbox’s 20th anniversary recently behind us, it’s also important to let you know what to expect from Team Xbox, including our devices and services, as we build a platform for the next 20 years of gaming. Today, we’d like to share what we’re doing next to continue making Xbox the best value in gaming for players to enjoy the best games, across genres and across console, PC, and cloud, including new Xbox Game Studios titles with Xbox Game Pass the same day they launch.