More Than 50 Games On xCloud Gets Touch Screen Control Support In New Update


Posted on April 6, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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While xCloud is only available for Android devices for the time being, Microsoft is preparing an overhaul of additions to the service in preparation for the newest browser-based application for iOS & PC. In fact, Microsoft just recently hinted that the version for both platforms is closer to arriving than many can anticipate.

One noteworthy addition is the support for backwards compatibility. While favored on console currently, beta for the feature launched on the cloud service in late March. Furthermore, Microsoft also brushed lightly on touch screen controls sharing that three games are to be supported in the reveal: Jetpac Refuelled, Viva Piñata, Viva Piñata: TIP. But, that is only the tip of the iceberg.

In a new announcement on Tuesday, Microsoft unveils that about 50+ titles supported on xCloud will include the mechanic in a new update. You can read the full list of new games supporting the feature below:

Beholder Complete Edition
Bridge Constructor Portal
Celeste
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition
Desperados III
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition
Donut County
Enter the Gungeon
Fractured Minds
Gears 5!
Hello Neighbor
Monster Sanctuary
Monster Train
Morkredd
Neoverse
Night Call
Nowhere Prophet
Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition
Project Winter
River City Girls
Sea of Thieves
Star Renegades
Stranger Things 3: The Game
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics
The Little Acre
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – The Complete Season (Episodes 1-5)
The Walking Dead: Michonne – The Complete Season
The Walking Dead: Season 2
The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season
Touhou Luna Nights
What Remains of Edith Finch
Xenocrisis
Yes, Your Grace
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

The list provided by Microsoft includes the handful+ of games that already support the feature previously. Titles such as The Touryst, Golf With Your Friends, Ikenfell, Indivisible, and ScourgeBringer are among that list. One major addition in the current lineup is Gears 5: The Coalition title happened to be the project that pioneered the feature early on ahead of the release for xCloud last year.

Also today, Microsoft announced the newest lineup of games coming to Xbox Game Pass. The newest roster includes the return of Grand Theft Auto V with the game’s debut to mobile via xCloud believe it or not. You can read the full report by heading here.

Which games do you plan to sample touch screen controls with?

Source: Microsoft

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