Tag: games for windows
Microsoft take on Steam with new Games for Windows marketplace
Microsoft are launching a new browser based version of their Games for Windows Marketplace. Looking to directly take on Steam with Live integration, competitive score tracking, daily deals and Gamertag/Gamerscore compatibility with Xbox 360 accounts, it's Microsoft's most aggressive push…
Microsoft about-turns on Games for Windows Live pricing, offers refund
PC gaming news was kind of thin on the ground at the recent E3. Well, in fairness, gaming news was widely considered to be thin on the ground at this year’s E3, but directly PC-relevant news especially so. Microsoft must have been a bit too embarrassed to announce this one to the attending masses (despite how appealing it is to our wallets): Games for Windows Live is now free to use on PC.
Microsoft aiming for simultaneous Vista and Xbox 360 software releases
Microsoft wants to strengthen the relationship between Vista PCs and the Xbox 360 games console by encouraging developers to release games titles for both platforms at the same time. Other intiatives include having games that are playable on both formats,…