Yes people will pay for the sub to play X360 games, and a few X1 gems... you can inflate your numbers as much as you want and even add EA. For Xcloud or any other service like that to really work they will need plenty of titles and variety and for that they are all tied to the same problem of these publishers playing ball. Meaning that in this sense Xbox (nor anyone) really have a leg over anyone else. Perhaps Nintendo could have their stream service with their exclusives and have a big success (if they had a good infrastructure for online and streaming, which we know they don't have).
Guess you can say I’m optimistic MS knows better how to strike a partnership. With them having more day to day experience and relations in the industry. Not to mention this is their one of few options to capitalize where Sony can’t follow. We’ll see
Edit: Game Pass is pretty successful according to MS and it only has a couple hundred games. It launched with 100. You don’t need several hundred to make it big. The games just have to be good enough, service has to work, and have enough exclusives to set apart. Again in a few years the last point will be well in its way to be realized, and even more so going forward after that.Last edited by sales2099 - on 13 February 2020