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Gaming Platform Wars | BlueStacks X delivers cloud-based Android games in your browser on any device

BlueStacks is historically known for is Android emulator for Windows, enabling Android apps to be used on Windows PCs and tablets. Now BlueStacks is using cloud tech to lower the barrier to playing Android games on more than just PCs with BlueStacks X.

BlueStacks X now enables Android gaming to web browsers across iOS, macOS, Windows, Linux, Android and even Discord all supported by Ads. Now under the new Now.gg brand, BlueStacks built its hybrid cloud tech in combination with Amazon’s Graviton servers where it offloads part of the compute and rendering processes to the device you are playing on. Thanks to this hybrid approach, users have the ability to play Android games on any device with a browser without the need for downloads.

Want to try BlueStacks X out? Bluestacks is currently in beta with about 14 games with more titles coming in the future. You can access the beta at x.bluestacks.com. You can even play from within Discord with a BlueStacks made Discord bot named Cloudy. The bot integrates with Discord servers and enables friends to launch and share cloud-based Android game sessions.

BlueStacks has grown in popularity with the company seeing 250,000 to 300,000 downloads per day. The company even has 20,000 enterprise customers using BlueStacks to utilize Android mobile apps.

Are our readers planning on trying BlueStacks X out? Let us know in the comments below.

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