Games for Windows Marketplace to Go Live November 15


As if Windows Phone 7 and Kinect weren’t enough for Microsoft to be focusing on, enter the “Games for Windows Marketplace”. Their latest piece of the gaming puzzle launches November 15th and will offer PC gamers about 100 titles to start and recurring specials including “Deals of the Week”. Some of the notable publishers announced as participants include Microsoft Game Studios, 2K Games, Capcom, Rockstar, Warner Bros and Square Enix.

Optimized for speed, Microsoft’s goal is to allow for rapid acquisition of new titles and gameplay – fewer clicks to purchase and download is what they really mean.

Titles already announced include:

– “Fable: The Lost Chapters”
– “Grand Theft Auto III”
– “Lego Universe”
– “CarneyVale”
– “Dead Rising 2″
– “Lost Planet 2″
– “Max Payne”
– “Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition”
– “Flight Simulator”
– “Gears of War”
– “Halo”
– “Zoo Tycoon”
– “Fable III”
– “Age of Empires Online”
– “Microsoft Flight”

One Response to "Games for Windows Marketplace to Go Live November 15"
  1. Honestly, I don’t see this going very far as Steam is just dominating the PC gaming world.

    I do like that they’re at least trying. Maybe we might have cross-platform gaming? (Xbox-PC)

    One can hope, right?