Xbox Cloud Gaming Welcomes Fortnite and Several New Benefits to Its Massive Collection

Published 05/05/2022, 12:48 PM EDT

In a major announcement, Xbox’s team just shared a big news for all the lovers of immensely hit battle royale Fortnite. The online multiplayer is now available to play for free via the Xbox Cloud Gaming service. And that, too, without the need for any kind of membership.

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This comes as stunning news for millions of Fortnite players, especially for those who own an Xbox.

Xbox Cloud Gaming pushing towards adding more free-to-play games after Fortnite!

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In an official post on its main website, Xbox unleashed the big update with the gamers across the globe. It mentioned that since the inception of the cloud service in 2020, it has made a solid growth so far. In fact, more than 10 million people have streamed various titles via the Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta). The latter is a part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Now, it’s expanding even further by adding a number of free-to-play games for people who are interested in cloud gaming. Thus, a popular battle royale like Epic Games’ Fortnite is now available for absolutely free for everyone using the Cloud Gaming service. Moreover, the players don’t need to be member at all to enjoy this benefit.

Xbox, in a partnership with Epic, is making Fortnite accessible for the fans so they can experience it via streaming on their “iOS device, Android phone or tablet, or Windows PC through web browser”.

But this is just the beginning of such initiatives as there will be more fresh additions coming to the Cloud Gaming in the future. It implies that players will be able to immerse themselves into new games for free without having to pay anything for a membership.

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Additionally, Xbox also mentioned that they have recently enabled Cloud Gaming in more regions like Japan, Mexico, Australia, and Brazil. Simply due to the fact that the popularity of streaming-based gaming is increasing quickly in these countries.

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Meanwhile, Fortnite is now available for all the supported platforms across the globe.

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What are your thoughts on this gigantic news in terms of the future of cloud gaming moving forward? Also, which new free-to-play titles do you expect will end up arriving on the Xbox’s service? Let us know in the comments.

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Mintu Tomar

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.

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