Two of the biggest names in the upcoming game streaming industry are making progress in their offerings. Google has teased something big is coming this summer, while Microsoft has released important details fans will want to find out.

Here’s what we know about Google and Microsoft’s game streaming platforms, the Stadia and Project xCloud.

Google Stadia

Stadia is Google’s big leap into the gaming world -- big enough to stand up to major gaming consoles like the PlayStation, Xbox and the Switch. While Google only unveiled Stadia earlier this year, it seems that it won’t be long before players will get the chance to enjoy it on whatever device they have.

A tweet from the official Stadia Twitter account announced that the company will announce some of the most sought-after details developers, players, and interested parties alike want to know about the cloud-based gaming platform this summer.

Specifically, the company promised to reveal the costs related to the gaming platform, make some title and game-related announcements, and finally reveal when it will be launched for the public to enjoy.

The International Business Times previously reported how Google was able to demonstrate how the new gaming platform works. With the Stadia, players will be able to start playing on their Chromebook, continue playing on-the-go via their smartphones, play some more on their PC, and finish the game on their Chromecast-enabled TV.

Perhaps, players will see if the new platform is worth spending on when Google announces more details about it this summer.

Microsoft Project xCloud

Microsoft, on the other hand, is proud to announce that it has made big progress on the xCloud game streaming platform. The company said it successfully rolled out an Alpha version to its employees and is now using all the feedback it gathered to improve the said streaming service.

Similar to Stadia, players on the xCloud will be able to play great Xbox titles on their preferred device, wherever they want to play. These titles include more than 3,500 existing titles belonging to the Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. More than 1,900 titles currently being developed for the Xbox One can also be played on the xCloud platform.

Microsoft hasn’t announced anything about pricing and release date yet, but if this recent announcement is any indication, it seems that players who were unable to play thousands of Xbox, Xbox 360 or Xbox One titles for lack of a console will be able to enjoy them all without the need to purchase physical consoles.

Google Stadia Jade Raymond Google announced its new gaming platform, the Stadia. Jade Raymond, head of Google's Stadia, speaks during the GDC Game Developers Conference on March 19, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images