Project Xcloud: 20 percent of users play with touch

With the continuous extension of the offer of games that can be played via Xbox Cloud-Gaming, the number of titles, which can be operated on mobile devices and tablets with touch control.

According to Microsoft, 20% of the players use this input method.

Monty Hernandez, Senior Program Manager at Xbox said to The Verge:

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Twenty percent of our Xbox Cloud Gaming users use Touch as the exclusive method to play. Therefore, it is important for us that the touch-enabled games that we bring to market are relevant and, above all, work well with the touch control.

There are even some games where 30% of users prefer the touch control. These games were mentioned: Hades, New Super Lucky's Tale, Yakuza: Like A Dragon, Scarlet Nexus, Dragon's Quest XI, Minecraft Dungeons and Football Manager 2022 Xbox Edition.

Hernandez also said that on average, a duplicate increase in the use of games of all genres in cloud gaming has been determined in which a touch control is implemented.

In the future, more games are likely to be provided with this input method.