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Microsoft has a strong campaign to promote services like Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Cloud Gaming, and Xbox All Access. The company was recently surprised with a music video from the 1990s to spread some of the benefits of its ecosystem.
As you can imagine, the company has a keen interest in promoting Xbox Game Pass, a subscription service that is on everyone’s lips and generates all kinds of discussions among the community. Xbox found a strange way to promote its platform on social media, as it used a PlayStation console to do so.
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Yes, Xbox promoted their services with a PS4 console
The official Xbox Game Pass account on Twitter shared an image that immediately caught the attention of gamers. In it you see someone playing sea of thieves From a tablet via Xbox Cloud Gaming and Xbox Game Pass.
One detail that did not leave followers of the account indifferent: the player has the rare pirate title with DualShock 4, the PlayStation 4 console. In case you did not remember, Microsoft supports a large number of peripherals for its services, so the Sony console is compatible with Xbox Cloud games.
Likewise, it is possible to play Xbox titles with DualSense for PlayStation 5 thanks to its cloud gaming service. As you can imagine, the picture puzzled some players. Comments of all kinds were instant.
To make the post more impactful, Xbox has been reworked PhotographyNickelback song. «Look at this picture, it’s a cloud game ad. Do you see what’s in those hands? It’s a different brand of console,» Xbox wrote.
Look at this picture
It’s one of the cloud game ads
Do you see what’s in those hands?
It’s a different brand controller 🎵 pic.twitter.com/K1nBk7GmOB
– Xbox Game Pass (XboxGamePass) 7 July 2021
This is how players interacted with the Xbox post using a Sony console
Some Xbox Game Pass followers have congratulated the person responsible for the post, as they think it’s a great way to promote their services. Others focused on the Xbox’s nod to the Nickelback song.
Unsurprisingly, Twitter users have also started arguing about whether Xbox consoles are better than PlayStations and vice versa. On the other hand, many people were invited to try all Microsoft services.
Regardless of the comments, it is a fact that Xbox ads served their purpose and reached users of all platforms.
Your man’s social team is very good
– Blessing Adewi Jr. (BlessingJr) 7 July 2021
You can play next-gen games on Dualshock 4 with Xbox but not on Playstation pic.twitter.com/TuTZKWsmn2
– Loram (@Loram117) 7 July 2021
It’s funny to see that Xbox supports more DualShock 4 than PlayStation بلاي
– SirAlysson Gamer #XboxMitoPass (@siralysson) 7 July 2021
Playing Xbox exclusives on a PlayStation console is illegal in many ways.
– Tino McFadyen (@McfadyenTino) 7 July 2021
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