First Xbox Title Joins GeForce NOW

‘Gears 5’ streams today, more Xbox titles supported starting Thursday, May 25, as NVIDIA and Microsoft’s 10-year agreement kicks off.
by GeForce NOW Community

Get ready for action — the first Xbox game title is now streaming from GeForce GPUs in the cloud directly to GeForce NOW members, with more to come later this month.

Gears 5 comes to the service this GFN Thursday. Keep reading to find out what other entries from the Xbox library will be streaming on GeForce NOW soon.

Also, time’s almost up on an exclusive discount for six-month GeForce NOW Priority memberships. Sign up today to save 40% before the offer ends on Sunday, May 21.

All Geared Up

Gears 5 on GeForce NOW
The gang’s all here.

NVIDIA and Microsoft have been working together to bring the first Xbox PC titles to the GeForce NOW library. With their gaming fueled by GeForce GPU servers in the cloud, members can access the best of Xbox Game Studios and Bethesda titles across nearly any device, including underpowered PCs, Macs, iOS and Android mobile devices, NVIDIA SHIELD TV, supported smart TVs and more.

Gears 5 from The Coalition is the first PC title from Xbox Game Studios to hit GeForce NOW. The latest entry in the Gears saga includes an acclaimed campaign playable solo or cooperatively, plus a variety of PvE and PvP modes to team up and battle in.

More Microsoft titles will follow shortly, starting with Deathloop, Grounded and Pentiment on Thursday, May 25.

Members will be able to stream these Xbox PC hits purchased through Steam on PCs, macOS devices, Chromebooks, smartphones and other devices. Support for Microsoft Store will become available in the coming months. Learn more about Xbox PC game support on GeForce NOW.

GeForce NOW Priority members can skip the wait and play Gears 5 or one of the other 1,600+ supported titles at 1080p 60 frames per second. Or go Ultimate for an upgraded experience, playing at up to 4K 120 fps for gorgeous graphics, or up to 240 fps for ultra-low latency that gives the competitive edge.

Microsoft on GeForce NOW
Like peanut butter and jelly.

GeForce NOW members will see more PC games from Xbox added regularly and can keep up with the latest news and release dates through GFN Thursday updates.

Green Light Special

The latest GeForce NOW app updates are rolling out now. Version 2.0.52 brings a few fit-and-finish updates for members, including a new way to easily catch game discounts, content and more.

Wall of Games GeForce NOW
Look for the latest deals, downloadable content and more in the latest GeForce NOW app update.

Promotional tags can be found on featured games throughout the app on PC and macOS. The tags are curated to highlight the most compelling offers available on the 1,600+ GeForce NOW-supported games. Keep an eye out for these promotional tags, which showcase new downloadable content, discounts, free games and more.

The update also includes in-app search improvements, surround-sound support in the browser experience on Windows and macOS, updated in-game button prompts for members using DualShock 4 and DualSense controllers, and more. Check out the in-app release highlights for more info.

Play for Today

Outlast Trials on GeForce NOW
They say things aren’t so scary when you’re with friends. ‘The Outlast Trials’ aims to prove them wrong.

Don’t get spooked in The Outlast Trials, newly supported this week on GeForce NOW. Go it alone or team up in this multiplayer edition of the survival horror franchise. Avoid the monstrosities waiting in the Murkoff experiments while using new tools to aid stealth, create opportunities to flee, slow enemies and more.

With support for more games every week, there’s always a new adventure around the corner. Here’s this week’s additions:

  • Tin Hearts (New release on Steam, May 16)
  • The Outlast Trials (New release on Steam, May 18)
  • Gears 5 (Steam)

With the weekend kicking off, what are you gearing up to play? Let us know on Twitter or in the comments below.