What Apple's move to block Steam Link on iOS means for Xbox cloud streaming

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Apple has blocked Steam Link on iOS, preventing PC gamers from using iOS devices to stream their games over a home network. Does this anti-competitive stance bode ill for Xbox cloud streaming?
Valve released Steam Link for iOS a little while ago, allowing PC gamers to play their games on a compatible iOS device, streamed via their PC on a home network. But Apple didn't like it.
Despite passing through the app review team's checks, the powers that be at Apple struck the app down, citing a potential business conflict. How might this impact other types of game streaming apps, like the long-rumored cloud-based gaming service being built by Xbox? Read on.

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