12,621JaxonHSat 22nd Jan 2022 Oh my gosh. I've seen the light! Any game in Gamepass you can download, obviously. But you can also just click the Cloud icon to instantly play it right there on the spot, no installs needed. Perfect if you're not sure if you want to commit to a large download. @WoomyNNYes this should be of particular interest to you. I saw The Ascent, and was about to download bur hesitated, not sure if it was the kind of game for me. Then I saw the cloud icon and said sure, I'll give it a whirl. And while it's obviously not the ideal way to play, it's PLENTY good enough to try the game out quick, and if you like it, download it. If not, no worries. Play til you've had your fill and exit. Save data is consistent across cloud and installs so it's all the same, essentially. This is revelatory. I'm kind of shocked nobody told me about this beforehand. Maybe they did and I just had my ears covered because anything "cloud" or "streaming" I instantly blocked out due to my own preconceived notions and bias. But experiencing this for myself truly is a game changer. While I await my official 2TB expansion card, I plugged in an 2TB NVMe drive (Samsung 980 Pro) I put inside the Sabrent enclosure to make it an external drive. And it's super fast. Can't play Xbox Series games from it, but anything from Xbox, Xbox 360 or Xbox One can be played from it. You can store Series games on it, but if they can't be played I'll just keep those on internal. The Ascent - Xbox Series X via Cloud Edited on Sat 22nd January, 2022 @ 04:31 by JaxonH PLAYING NS: Zombie Army 4, Splatoon 2 STEAM: XSX: PS5: Jesus is Lord.