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GFW and Xbox.com Marketplaces Merging

The Games For Windows Website has the surprise announcement that Microsoft is merging the Games for Windows Marketplace with Xbox.com. Here's what they are revealing for the moment:

Games for Windows Marketplace is coming to Xbox.com!

Games for Windows Marketplace will fully transition over to Xbox.com. Now you can get all of your gaming needs in one place. Itís convenient, itís concentrated, and itís a whole lot of great games.

Discuss the move here!

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34. Re: GFW and Xbox.com Marketplaces Merging Jul 1, 2011, 16:20 Creston
 
Rockn-Roll wrote on Jul 1, 2011, 15:53:
Now more than ever game companies should realize that GFWL is going to die at some point and not be supported which means their games will stop working and their customers will be very angry.

Scene: A developer's office, somewhere.

Developer A: Should we really put GfWL into our game? I mean, Steamworks really is kinda better, and people HATE GfWL.

Developer B: Yeah, but, you know... money.

Developer A: But GfWL might soon be dying. If our game depends on GfWL support, then it won't run, at least not without all those evil pirate hacks those fucking customers of ours use! Then they'll all get angry at us!

Developer B: *points at big pile of money.*

Developer A: Oh yeah. Money. Make sure Marketing puts GfWL prominently on the box.

Creston
 
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