Microsoft is tending to the millions of gamers that are using Windows computers as their gaming platform with the introduction of a new PC game store next month.
Games for Windows Marketplace
will be launched on November 15th, 2010, according to the Redmond company, which revealed that the new Cloud gaming hub will feature no less than 100 top quality titles from the start.
The software giant wants Games for Windows Marketplace to be much more than just on online gaming store.
Details shared by the company indicate that games for Windows Marketplace is set up to be a place where gamers can take advantage of special offerings and discounts (via Deal of the Week), a destination that simplifies navigation and purchase, and ultimately a distribution channel for downloads.
“With Games for Windows Marketplace, we set out to create a digital store built for PC gamers end-to-end,” noted Kevin Unangst, senior global director, PC and Mobile Gaming, at Microsoft.
“And by integrating with our existing Xbox LIVE and Windows Live services, we’ve made it easier than ever for millions of gamers to see for themselves how easy buying PC games can be.”
In fact, Microsoft is promising ultra-fast downloads for the titles that customers will buy from the new Windows PC gaming store.