Microsoft to bring Xbox PC games to NVIDIA GeForce Now, Call of Duty games to Nintendo with 10-year deal

Microsoft and NVIDIA have signed a 10-year agreement to make Xbox PC games available on NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW cloud gaming platform, which has a membership of 25 million people in more than 100 countries. In 2022, Microsoft joined forces with Meta to bring Teams, Windows 365, and Xbox Cloud Gaming to Quest devices.

Increased Choice for Gamers

This agreement will give gamers the ability to stream Xbox PC titles from GeForce NOW to various devices such as PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, and smartphones. Additionally, Activision Blizzard PC titles like Call of Duty will be available once the Microsoft acquisition of Activision is finished. NVIDIA is providing their full support for the acquisition and is already making plans to incorporate Xbox PC games into GeForce NOW.

Xbox PC Games
  • Windows store games, including titles from third-party partners that have granted NVIDIA streaming rights, can be streamed through GeForce NOW.
  • Games available in third-party stores such as Steam or Epic Games Store can also be streamed through GeForce NOW.
Microsoft & Nintendo’s 10-Year Agreement

Microsoft and Nintendo have concluded a 10-year agreement to bring the latest version of Call of Duty to the Nintendo platform. Brad Smith, Vice Chair and President of Microsoft, stated that this agreement was made to provide long term equal access to Call of Duty to other gaming platforms and to bring more choice to more players and competition to the gaming market.

With this agreement, Call of Duty will reach 150 million new devices, which will benefit both consumers and the gaming industry. He also mentioned that the agreement is a part of Microsoft’s commitment to bring Xbox games and Activision titles like Call of Duty to more players on more platforms.

Speaking on the announcement, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer, said,

Xbox remains committed to giving people more choice and finding ways to expand how people play. This partnership will help grow NVIDIA’s catalog of titles to include games like Call of Duty, while giving developers more ways to offer streaming games. We are excited to offer gamers more ways to play the games they love.

Commenting on the partnership, Jeff Fisher, senior vice president for GeForce at NVIDIA, said,

Combining the incredibly rich catalog of Xbox first party games with GeForce NOW’s high-performance streaming capabilities will propel cloud gaming into a mainstream offering that appeals to gamers at all levels of interest and experience. Through this partnership, more of the world’s most popular titles will now be available from the cloud with just a click, playable by millions more gamers.