Surface Duo gets Xbox Game Pass streaming dual-screen support

When LG launched its second screen case for the LG V50 ThinQ nearly three years ago, one of its advertised use cases was to use one of the two screens (usually the heavier main one) as a dedicated controller for games. That was actually an idea pushed by the first ASUS ROG Phone and its TwinView Dock but, like LG’s implementation, it required a separate accessory to work. With a built-in second screen, the Surface Duo is almost perfect for that scenario, and, after nearly two years, that is finally coming via the Xbox Game Pass app, a.k.a. xCloud game streaming.

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Xbox Game Pass xCloud streaming to get 1080p, Windows support
Xbox Game Pass xCloud streaming to get 1080p, Windows support

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xCloud on the web preview imminent, bringing Xbox classics to iPhone
xCloud on the web preview imminent, bringing Xbox classics to iPhone

Microsoft is reportedly testing the browser-based version of its xCloud portion of Game Pass Ultimate, with a beta not too far away. Read more

Microsoft xCloud web browser game streaming near public beta
Microsoft xCloud web browser game streaming near public beta

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Razer Kishi Mobile Gamepad Offers Options For Apple Arcade And xCloud Gamers
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New Apple App Store rules probably won’t please xCloud and Stadia
New Apple App Store rules probably won’t please xCloud and Stadia

In recent weeks and months, Apple has been catching some heat for its App Store rules, particularly as they apply Read more

Nvidia GeForce Now review
Nvidia GeForce Now review

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xCloud beta launches for all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers tomorrow
xCloud beta launches for all Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers tomorrow

Microsoft is launching the xCloud beta on Android tomorrow (August 11) and is allowing all current Game Pass Ultimate subscribers Read more

Microsoft Project xCloud beta review (hands-on)
Microsoft Project xCloud beta review (hands-on)

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Winners and Losers: Sony’s WH-1000XM4’s impress while Apple shuns xCloud
Winners and Losers: Sony’s WH-1000XM4’s impress while Apple shuns xCloud

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iPhone 12 will lose out on Xbox Game Pass — here’s why
iPhone 12 will lose out on Xbox Game Pass — here's why

Apple's App Store policies just gave Android a big gaming win Microsoft has pulled its testing of Project xCloud on iOS due Read more