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Xbox LIVE and Windows 8
« on: September 20, 2011, 09:37:53 AM »


We are confirming that we will be bringing Xbox LIVE to the PC with Xbox LIVE on Windows. We are very excited about Xbox LIVE coming to Windows 8.  Xbox LIVE brings your games, music, movies, and TV shows to your favorite Microsoft and Windows devices.  Bringing Xbox LIVE to Windows 8 is part of our vision to bring you all the entertainment you want, shared with the people you care about, made easy.  At BUILD we are showing that it is easy for developers to create games for Windows 8 that take advantage of the power of Xbox LIVE.  We have much more detail to share about the capabilities of Xbox LIVE on Windows and look forward to the opportunity to do so in the near future.

If you want to learn more about Windows 8, you can watch the Keynotes.

Here is a screenshot that shows Xbox LIVE on Windows 8



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Re: Xbox LIVE and Windows 8
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2011, 05:41:49 PM »
This was kind of inevitable. Hopefully they have learned something from the dramatic failure that was GFWL.

A possible reason to actually like this (otherwise scary) news: Perhaps this marks one step closer to cross platform play?
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Re: Xbox LIVE and Windows 8
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2011, 11:57:52 AM »

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Re: Xbox LIVE and Windows 8
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012, 10:12:36 AM »
Here's a link to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview if anybody wants to try it out:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/consumer-preview
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Re: Xbox LIVE and Windows 8
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2012, 10:54:52 AM »
Nice find, Don!

I don't have the time or drive space to bother with an OS preview.  But if anyone does, please let me know your impressions.  Especially how they integrated Xbox LIVE into it.  :)

 

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