Xbox LIVE jumps ship lands on a Windows 8 Island

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We all know that Windows 8 is being considered a game changer. Of course the same has been said about ever Windows release that has come out, anyone remember Windows ME? One thing that people have wanted for a while is some of the Xbox features on the PC. Lets face it the ease of use and the content [url=http://www.playerattack.com/news/tag/xbox-live/]Xbox LIVE[/url] has become less of a gaming console and more of a home entertainment unit a put into a strangely shaped box.

Today [url=http://www.playerattack.com/news/tag/major-nelson/]Major Nelson[/url] made Xbox LIVE fans happy by [url=http://majornelson.com/2011/09/13/xbox-live-and-windows-8/]announcing[/url] that Microsoft will be bringing [url=http://www.playerattack.com/news/tag/xbox-live/]Xbox LIVE[/url] to the PC with Xbox LIVE on Windows.

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.

What does that mean and how much will be brought across? Who knows, they haven’t told us that, however what we can hope is that they will bring over all there video content as well as much of [url=http://www.playerattack.com/news/tag/xbox-live-arcade/]Xbox LIVE Arcade[/url]. With the handy tools developed when [url=http://www.playerattack.com/news/tag/xbox-360/]Xbox 360[/url] first arrived they made it very easy to convert console games to PC and vice-versa. Lets hope they use that ability to bring us some of the great arcade titles.

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