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Samsung and Microsoft Partner to Bring Xbox to Samsung Gaming Hub

Newsroom Jun 13, 2022
Samsung will become the first company in this industry to introduce the first Smart TV platform in the world to feature the Xbox app.
Samsung Gaming Hub customers can now stream over 100 high-quality games via the Xbox store to play high-end games like Halo and Forza Horizon 5, thanks to this cooperation.
From June 30th and beyond, the Samsung Gaming Hub will be accessible on Samsung Smart TV models in select regions around the world.

Samsung Electronics, the world's leading TV manufacturer for 16 years,  officially revealed that Xbox will be a part of Samsung Gaming Hub1, a totally new gaming platform to feature in  Samsung Smart TVs in 2022, including the Neo QLED 8K, Neo QLED 4K, QLEDs2, and the 2022 Smart Monitor Series.

The historical move by Samsung

Samsung Electronics, being the leading manufacturer of TV sets for the last 16 years or so,  officially revealed that Xbox will be a part of Samsung Gaming Hub, a totally new gaming platform to feature in  Samsung Smart TVs in 2022, including the Neo QLED 8K, Neo QLED 4K, QLEDs2, and the 2022 Smart Monitor Series.

Samsung will become the first company in this industry to introduce the first Smart TV platform in the world to feature the Xbox app. Samsung Gaming Hub customers can now stream over 100 high-quality games via the Xbox store to play high-end games like Halo and Forza Horizon 5, thanks to this cooperation. Furthermore, consumers will be able to play new Xbox Game Studios games on the first day of their release, as well as enjoy legendary Bethesda Softworks and other properties.

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How to stream Xbox games on Samsung Smart Tv

Credits: Xbox Media

Credits: Xbox Media

To avail the all-new Xbox games service on your Samsung Smart Tv, you need to follow the following steps:

  • Log into your existing Microsoft account and open the Xbox store from your account of Samsung Hub subscribed to your Tv set. If you have a Game Pass Ultimate subscription, you can access more than a hundred cloud-based games like Fortnite and FIFA 21.
  • If you're new to "Xbox Game Pass Ultimate", you can sign up in the app or join or upgrade.
  • Connect your Bluetooth-enabled controllers of choice, such as the Xbox Wireless Controller, Xbox Adaptive Controller, Elite Series 2 Controller, or DualSense controller. You now can play more than 100 high-quality games.

The vision behind this move

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As stated by Phil Spencer, CEO of Microsoft Gaming :

“Xbox has been an integral partner for Samsung and shares in our vision and dedication to bring the ultimate game streaming experience to everywhere in the home,” said Won-Jin Lee, President and Head of the Service Business Team at Samsung Electronics. “We are excited to deepen our partnership with Xbox by adding the Xbox app to Samsung Gaming Hub, which now gives Samsung Smart TV users access to hundreds of Xbox Game Pass games. With the same ease that our customers watch live sports and stream movies on Samsung Neo QLEDs and QLEDs, they can now play their favourite games.”

He continues to add, “We’re on a quest to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone on the planet, and bringing the Xbox app to smart TVs is another step in making our vision a reality,” said Phil Spencer, CEO of Microsoft Gaming. “That’s why we’re excited to partner with Samsung, a global leader in TVs, on bringing Xbox to more players. Working with Samsung has helped us provide more access to gaming and enabled us to welcome new players into our thriving community.”

When will this service be available?

From June 30th and beyond, the Samsung Gaming Hub will be accessible on Samsung Smart TV models in select regions around the world.

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