Microsoft’s new streaming service, xCloud, is close to being released. With Beta tests already happening, Project xCloud is set to roll out across the globe in the upcoming weeks.
One question that has been on everyone’s mind though, is what games will be available? Will you just be able to play glorified mobile games? Or are Microsoft and Xbox going to introduce a plethora of brilliant titles for you to choose from? Out of the 15 games available on the release of xCloud, these are the most exciting ones, with many more becoming available soon.
The classic side-scrolling, beat em’ up game has been remastered and rereleased. Battletoads has been a cult classic and fan favorite for over two decades now, and with the remastered version, and is available on xCloud, a whole new group of gamers can enjoy this brilliant and quirky game.
Dead by Daylight
A brilliant take on a survival game, Dead by Daylight allows you to play as one of four survivors trying to escape, or the killer, whose only mission is to, well, kill you. Considering the replayability of this game, the leveling system, and the general fun to be had, Dead by Daylight is definitely a game for anyone wanting a serious scare.
Another name racing game fans will be familiar with, DiRT 4 is the sixth installment in the DiRT franchise, and is the go-to game for anyone wanting a legitimate rallying experience. With many different tracks, terrains, cars, and everything in between, DiRT 4 is a must for racing and car fans.
Gears of War
The Gears of War franchise has been a staple on Xbox for years now, and Project xCloud won’t be shortchanging any fans. It will have the Ultimate Edition, Gears of War 4, and 5 all available, allowing old and new fans to dive right in.
Another cult classic, Goat Simulator has had a rather large and loyal fan base since its release, and considering it will now be available on xCloud, there’s is no better time than now to jump on and live out your best goat fantasies, whether that’s just blowing up a gas station, or flying high with a jetpack.
Another Xbox staple, Project xCloud will have Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Wars 1: Definitive Edition, Halo Wars 2, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and Halo: Spartan Assault, all available to play on release. If you ever wanted to get into this absolutely brilliant game series, now is the best time to do it.
Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite
Fighting game fans haven’t been forgotten either, Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite is the sixth game in the series, and pits your favorite Marvel heroes, such as Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther, and the Hulk, against your favorite Capcom heroes, such as Chun-Li, Jedah Dohma, Sigma, and X.
Middle Earth: Shadow of War
Shadow of War is the role-playing game set in the Lord of the Rings world. You play as Talion, a ranger, who must reforge the ring of power to fight the armies of Sauron. Considering this game is set between the time of The Hobbit, and LOTR, it’s a great way to find and tell your version of events in the world.
Minecraft Dungeons gained massive popularity with Minecraft fans upon its release, and now xCloud users will be able to join the fun. This hack and slash game is set in the world of Minecraft, but instead of building and mining, you must explore dungeons, defeat enemies, find new weapons and equipment, and explore the vast world around you.
Sea of Thieves
Another game who has seen its popularity skyrocket, Sea of Thieves lets you play as the captain of a ship, and you need to explore islands, steal its treasure, survive the unforgiven ocean and the beasts that call it home, as well as survive attacks from other captains, hellbent on stealing your hard-earned loot. Not only can you be your very own Jack Sparrow, but Sea of Thieves is also fun to play with friends.
The Elder Scrolls Online
The world of Tamriel is making its way to Project xCloud, with players being able to join the massively multiplayer online game, Elder Scrolls. With dozens of different races and classes to choose, an incredible amount of customization, endless amounts of missions, there’s a reason Elder Scrolls has been popular for almost 6 years now, you can’t get enough of it.
Another absolute classic in the gaming world, Worms W.M.D is another installment in the series. Take turns trying to blow up, destroy or kill the enemy worms, using everything from grenades, to shotguns, a cluster strike, and many, many other weapons. The fun graphics and simple gameplay make it a game that can be enjoyed by anyone.
Project xCloud is already set up to be the best game streaming service out there, and with 150 titles already available, with hundreds more due to be added, its library is most certainly going to be one of the best out there.
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