RELEASE: Microsoft and NVIDIA Announce Broad New Gaming Agreement

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RELEASE: Microsoft and NVIDIA Announce Broad New Gaming Agreement

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The collaboration will bring a wide variety of Xbox games, including Minecraft and Activision titles like Call of Duty, to the NVIDIA GeForce NOW cloud gaming service.

REDMOND, Wash. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Microsoft and NVIDIA announced a 10-year collaboration agreement to bring Xbox PC gaming to the NVIDIA® GeForce cloud gaming service. NOW™, which has more than 25 million members in more than 100 countries.

The agreement will allow gamers to stream Xbox for PC titles from GeForce NOW to PCs, macOS, Chromebooks, smartphones and other devices. It will also enable streaming of Activision Blizzard titles for PC, such as Call of Duty, via GeForce NOW following the close of Microsoft's acquisition of Activision.

As Phil Spencer, CEO of Microsoft Gaming, explained, "Xbox remains committed to giving people more choice and finding ways to broaden the way they play. This partnership will help grow NVIDIA's catalog of titles to include games like Call of Duty, while giving developers more ways to stream games. We're excited to give gamers more ways to play the games they love."

"Combining the rich catalog of Xbox games with the high-performance streaming capabilities of GeForce NOW will make cloud gaming a mainstream offering that will appeal to gamers from all over the world," said Jeff Fisher, Senior Vice President of GeForce at NVIDIA. interest and experience levels. Thanks to this collaboration, millions of gamers will be able to enjoy the world's most popular titles in the cloud with a single click."

The alliance provides more choice for gamers and addresses NVIDIA's concerns about Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Therefore, NVIDIA offers its full support to the regulatory approval of the acquisition.

Microsoft and NVIDIA will begin working immediately to integrate Xbox PC games into GeForce NOW so that GeForce NOW members can stream PC games they buy from the Windows Store, including partner third-party titles where the publisher has assigned the broadcasting rights to NVIDIA. Xbox games for PC currently available on third-party stores like Steam or the Epic Games Store will also be able to stream via GeForce NOW.

Visit the GeForce NOW website to learn more about the service, and follow us every GFN Thursday for the latest news, including release dates for upcoming Microsoft titles coming to the GeForce NOW service.

The deal was announced today at a Microsoft press conference in Brussels, Belgium. Microsoft also shared today that it has closed a 10-year deal to bring the latest version of Call of Duty to the Nintendo platform following the merger with Activision.

About NVIDIASince its founding in 1993, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has pioneered the field of computing acceleration. The company's invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined computer graphics, ignited the era of modern AI, and is fueling the creation of the metaverse. Today, NVIDIA is a complete computing company with data center-scale offerings that are transforming the industry. Learn more at

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