November 15: Microsoft To Launch New Online PC Game Store With 100 Titles, will it succeed?

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Microsoft Open Online Game Store, will it succeed?

In the near future, Microsoft will enable online game store to meet the needs of game lovers in the Windows-based PC. Through this service, consumers can get the game easier way to download it.

"We built a digital shop for PC games pcinta as a whole," said Kevin Unangst, Microsoft's senior director of global PC as reported by AFP on Friday (22/10/2010). Service-named Games for Windows Marketplace will be available at the web address gamesforwindows.com from 15 November 2010.

When launched, 100 game titles will be available by special quotation. In between games keanamaan Gane-like Fable and Grand Theft Auto. A number of game producers have expressed support for these services, such as Rockstar, Capcom, Square Enix, and Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment.

In addition to providing downloadable games, online stores will also be integrated with Xbox Live services and Windows Live online gaming community which is run by Microsoft. Microsoft also promises that the store will be optimized for speed, allowing for quick gain and gameplay with fewer clicks to buy and download the actual. Gamers will be able to find and download games on your PC, anytime, and redownload the game they bought at some point in the past if necessary.

From the looks, you'll need a gamertag (free), Xbox LIVE, Zune tag or Windows Live ID to buy titles on Games for Windows Marketplace. The new store also supports Microsoft Points as well as credit card purchases, which are both big plus.

This store will also feature promotions on selected game every time they visit the Marketplace, combined with the "Deal of The Week" and offers a recurring and other seasonal.

To get a taste of what to expect: now, Deal from Sunday at Gamesforwindows.com is Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for $ 3.75 (or 75% off).

Here's a list of games that will be available (from press release):

- "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"
- "Hello"
- "Zoo Tycoon"
- "Fable III"
- "Age of Empires Online"
- "Microsoft Flight" 


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