Another set of leaks have revealed Microsoft’s discussions about getting Xbox cloud gaming running on a PlayStation 5.
As shared by Tom Warren, Microsoft does not expect Sony to approve that Microsoft publish their Xbox cloud gaming app on their platform.
The conversation involved familiar names with the public, such as Phil Spencer, Sarah Bond, and Matt Booty. It also included people who we assume would be more connected with the technical teams in the company, including Tim Stu, Kareem Choudhry, and Haiyan Zhang.
Tim started the conversation with Kareem, asking if it could be possible to play Xbox cloud games using the web browser on the PlayStation 5. While we know this works on PCs via web browsers, including Windows, Linux, MacOS, and even iOS, PlayStation in particular hasn’t come up yet.
Kareem explained that Sony would have to support the necessary browser requirements to make streaming on PlayStation 5 possible. Sony may not even intend to help Microsoft here to make it possible. They could, for example, get PlayStation Now to work on the PlayStation 5 browser, and that could also make it possible to make Xbox Cloud Gaming playable.
There is a dedicated PlayStation Now app for PlayStation 5, as well as PlayStation 4, so one may rightly ask; why would Sony have to make PlayStation Now run on the PlayStation 5 browser? But it could function as a backup in the situations when the PlayStation Now app cannot be used, such as a security breach.
Now, Matt has explained that end users can’t just open the PlayStation 5 web browser. We know there is web browser functionality in the console, but you can’t just open a web browser app in the platform.
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