Microsoft reportedly trying to get xCloud on iOS through a web app Microsoft xCloud

Apple redefined its App Store rules to explicitly prohibit game streaming apps, which prevented Microsoft from getting its xCloud Xbox streaming tech on iPhones and iPads – but according to a new report, the company will attempt to circumvent the rules by letting players access xCloud through a web app.

Microsoft had added xCloud to its Game Pass subscription service, and in a recent meeting, EVP and gaming lead Phil Spencer confidently told employees that Game Pass would be coming to iPhones and iPads via a ‘direct browser-based solution,’ sources told Business Insider. Microsoft is reportedly aiming to launch its iOS version in 2021.