Microsoft announces "Play" Xbox arcade games on Windows 8/RT
Play banner have been in the Windows Store for a while, so this is more a rebranding of a section of the store. The idea is that users will be able to play arcade games made for Xbox LIVE on any Windows 8/RT compatible device, and have the full suite of social features like leaderboards, multiplayer modes, and ways to connect with friends.Most of the games that are being pulled under the new
The strange thing about the new Play service is that the tag line is "Play Anywhere", but it doesn't link in to the Xbox console or Windows Phone. At least not yet. It seems likely that will come in the future.