On the evening of 5th of August, Samsung Electronics revealed the brand-new Galaxy Note 20 Ultra along with five other new devices for their ecosystem in the Galaxy Unpacked virtual livestream event. These five new devices are capable of seamlessly integrating to form a stable ecosystem for all Samsung users.
After its previous success in bringing Fortnite to the Galaxy Note 9, they’ve decided to take a step further with mobile gaming for the Galaxy Note 20. Samsung have formed a partnership with Microsoft this time around to bring Xbox Games to the new Galaxy Note 20. On the same day of the event, Yusuf Mehdi, the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft have also announced this partnership via his blog post.
The Xbox experience on the latest range of Samsung phones and tablets will come in the form of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. The Xbox Game Pass will provide the gamers with more than 100 games through mobile cloud gaming starting from the 15th of September this year. Samsung have also announced that the latest Galaxy Note 20 will not only provide users with an enhanced gaming experience via the AI game booster, they’ve also stated that they’ve optimized the Bluetooth audio response and the Galaxy Note 20 has a 240hz touch latency.
Thank you to @SamsungMobile for having me (virtually) today to talk about how we’re working together to bring the best of Xbox Game Pass to the Samsung Galaxy Store, when cloud gaming comes to @XboxGamePass Ultimate members in 22 countries next month https://t.co/m9BsVtgVeW
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) August 5, 2020
The other 5 devices announced alongside the Galaxy Note 20 are the Tab S7 and S7+, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Z Fold2, the successor of the currently available Galaxy Z Fold.
Besides the Galaxy Z Fold 2, all the aforementioned devices are already available for pre-order on Samsung’s official website and official retailers as of the 6th of August.