xCloud outperforms Xbox One’s performance and load times in a video comparison – Nerd4.life
YouTube channel ElAnalistaDeBits published a file Video which compares different titles on Xbox One, Xbox Cloud Gaming (on One), and Xbox Series S. The results are particularly interesting because they show that xCloud runs to ensure Better performance than Xbox One Similar download times to Xbox Series S.
The games examined are Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4, Hellblade, The Medium, Psychonauts 2, and Battlefield V. In the movie, we can see how the games appear on Microsoft’s cloud gaming service. Much shorter load times Compared to Xbox One, as well as higher frame rates or resolutions. For example, Forza Horizon 4, Psychonauts 2, and Gears 5 run steadily at 60 fps, while on Xbox One they only run at 30 fps.
However, in the case of Hellblade, on xCloud it is possible to choose whether to play at 1080p and 60fps or block the frame rate at 30fps, with Ray Tracing activated, while on the One it works at 900p and 30 frames per second. xCloud’s performance isn’t bad even when compared to the Xbox Series S when it comes to load times.
Obviously, it should be borne in mind that a lot also depends on the quality of the available connection and the input lag factor. ElAnalistaDeBits claims to have noticed input delay Variables between the different games tested, but usually Microsoft’s first-party titles seem to lag behind the average.
We remind you that in the near future xCloud will be usable by all Xbox One users, while at the moment it is in the testing phase with the internal software.
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