20% of Xbox Cloud Gaming Players Exclusively Use Touch Controls - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 02 December 2021 / 1,158 Views
Microsoft has been adding touch controls to over 100 Xbox games that can be played on Android and iOS phones using Xbox Cloud Gaming.
The senior program manager at Xbox Monty Hernandez has revealed 20 percent of Xbox Cloud Gaming users exclusively use touch controls.
"[Twenty] percent of our Xbox Cloud Gaming users use touch as their exclusive method of playing games," Hernandez told The Verge. "As such, it’s important to us that the touch-enabled games we launch are relevant and, most importantly, play well with touch controls."
Hernandez added, "We’ve seen, on average, a 2x increase in usage for titles available via Xbox Cloud Gaming, across genres, that implement touch controls."
There are even some games that where 30 percent of players only use touch controls - Hades, New Super Lucky's Tale, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Scarlet Nexus, Dragon Quest XI, Minecraft Dungeons, and Football Manager 2022 Xbox Edition.
Xbox Cloud Gaming is available for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.
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