(-) – Microsoft’s Floor Duo folding cellphone pill hybrid has occupied a curious place available in the market ever since its launch, and it is not getting any much less area of interest of a proposition with time. With a novel design and two screens, it is a doubtlessly vastly helpful little bit of package.
It is also, although, barely lengthy within the tooth in terms of specs, having been first detailed lengthy earlier than its launch however by no means upgraded internally in the interim. Nonetheless, Microsoft clearly is not giving up on its fascinating little gadget.
Panos Panay has taken to Twitter to announce an replace for the cellphone which brings a brand new degree of integration with Microsoft’s large gaming thrust – Xbox Recreation Move Final. The membership brings with it the flexibility to stream Xbox video games in your cellphone.
A really cool replace goes dwell for #SurfaceDuo prospects immediately! Working with @Xbox we have put contact controls on to the second display. Greater than 50 video games can be found to play with contact for @xboxGamePass Final Members. pic.twitter.com/ZPIqQZXxS4
— Panos Panay (@panos_panay) May 24, 2021
Till now, although, it hasn’t been in a position to make the most of the Floor Duo’s two screens. The replace, although, brings built-in and particular contact controls to the Duo for greater than 50 Recreation Move titles, making them extra enjoyable to play.
It is a very nice contact that fairly rightly takes benefit of the truth that Microsoft has its arms on the levers for all issues Recreation Move, simply because it does for all issues Floor Duo – it’d as nicely profit from the connection.
Whether or not it will persuade anybody who hasn’t but purchased a Duo to fork out for it is not fairly as clear, though current worth cuts are more likely to additionally entice a couple of extra individuals to make the leap.
Writing by Max Freeman-Mills.