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Microsoft announces "Play" Xbox arcade games on Windows 8/RT

0. phoneArena posted on 17 Jan 2013, 16:22

Gaming has always been one of the bright spots of the Microsoft ecosystem. Windows is known as a gamer's OS, the Xbox is the most popular home console in the US (although not worldwide), and even though the app ecosystem isn't as vast on Windows Phone, the games have been a bright spot. Now, Microsoft has announced new branding for Xbox arcade games on Windows 8/RT, which will now be called "Play"...

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posted on 17 Jan 2013, 16:29 2

1. motty (Posts: 84; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)

Nice on MS :D

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 17:44 2

2. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)

Microsoft port halo 3,reach and 4 to pc + gears of war 2 and 3 and you will be loved again.

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 18:06 1

3. Fallin (Posts: 70; Member since: 10 Oct 2011)

Name sounds similar to the Google "Play" Store...Just my 2 cents. On another note, keep up the good job MS. The more games the better. Let users have a variety of games to play.

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 18:27 1

4. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

Aahh man....this is nice. I got a handful of Xbox Live Arcade games. Surface is starting to a lil better....all I would need is for Playstation Mobile to be available on a Surface....and I would scratch an Android tablet off my wish list.

posted on 17 Jan 2013, 19:00 2

5. Red-Pain (Posts: 33; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)

well then i guess android tablets are going to be on your wish list forever :)

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