apple says game streaming services like microsofts xcloud violate app store policies

Samsung made a big deal out of its partnership with Microsoft, which includes special enhancements for the xCloud game streaming service for the new Galaxy Note20 phones, plus a 3-moth pass for those who pre-order them. But xCloud’s beta test on iOS ended early, well before the September 15 launch of the service.

As suspected, this was due to Apple App Store policies. Nvidia’s GeForce Now and Google’s Stadia are not available on iPhone and iPad for the same reason. Here a statement from Apple sent to Business Insider:

“The App Store was created to be a safe and trusted place for…