Microsoft and Samsung are teaming up for a cloud-based game streaming service.



The two companies have come together for the new partnership to create a "premium" streaming experience for gamers.

Speaking at the launch event for Microsoft's 'Forza Street' game on the Galaxy smartphones, David S. Park, head of Samsung's US marketing team, said: "This is just the beginning of our gaming partnership with Xbox.

"Both Samsung and Xbox share a vision for bringing great gaming experiences to mobile players around the world.

"With our 5G-enabled portfolios and Microsoft's rich history in gaming, we are working closely together to create a premium cloud-based game streaming experience. You'll hear more about it later this year."

Though nothing has been revealed yet, it has been suggested the partnership could see xCloud - which launched in come to Samsung's phones.

Kareem Choudhry, Microsoft's Project xCloud boss, added in a statement to The Verge: "Having partners join us on our journey to delivering high-quality game streaming to players is of the utmost importance.

"We've seen positive feedback from Project xCloud preview participants testing a range of Galaxy devices, and it will only get better as we continue to work closely with Samsung on refining the experience.

"It's an exciting time to be working on Project xCloud, and we can't wait to share more about our work with Samsung later this year."