A newly leaked electronic mail from the continued Epic and Apple courtroom case has revealed a dialog between Xbox’s Phil Spencer and Epic Video games‘ Tim Sweeny, the place Spencer says he nonetheless has hopes for Xbox’s Challenge xCloud streaming service on different consoles.
Within the electronic mail, each events are speaking about free multiplayer on Xbox and Spencer replies with a honest electronic mail saying that he has fallen behind, but additionally telling Tim Sweeny that “I’ve your level on xCloud on different consoles (haven’t given up)”.
This electronic mail is dated August 7, 2020, and clearly means that Microsoft nonetheless had hopes that they may carry their cloud streaming service to PlayStation and Nintendo, though the precise platforms aren’t talked about. Whether or not that’s nonetheless the case isn’t recognized, however Microsoft does appear dedicated to the concept of cloud streaming and making an attempt to get it into as many gamers fingers as attainable.
The massive query now shall be whether or not Sony permits xCloud onto PlayStation? Sony hasn’t proven any curiosity in placing PlayStation Now on Xbox so we don’t see it taking place, at the very least anytime quickly.
This is only one piece of data that has come out from this trial, with it being revealed that Sony requests compensation for builders who allow cross-play on their video games and that Epic proposed to make Sony appear to be heroes after they introduced cross-play for Fortnite.
Supply – [The Verge]