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First Wave Of 'Xbox Live On Windows 8' Titles Announced

Jonathan Lester
Windows 8, Xbox Live On Windows 8

First Wave Of 'Xbox Live On Windows 8' Titles Announced

Microsoft has unveiled the first selection of Xbox Live On Windows 8 games, which will be downloadable and playable on any Windows 8 device (PCs, tablets and presumably phones) through the preinstalled Xbox Live app. Note that this launch wave mainly consists of tablet and touch-friendly games, including offerings from Rovio, Halfbrick and Microsoft Studios (many of which are available on Windows Phone 7). However, BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, Skulls Of The Shogun provide a slightly meatier option.

Xbox Live On Windows 8 offers a familiar Metro-themed dashboard complete with avatar and achievements - effectively acting a bit like an app store or alternative games marketplace. Note that the service is entirely separate from Games For Windows Live, which will apparently continue to operate once Windows 8 launches this October.

  • 4 Elements II Special Edition
  • A World of Keflings
  • Adera: Episode 1
  • Adera: Episode 2
  • Adera: Episode 3
  • Angry Birds
  • Angry Birds Space
  • Big Buck Hunter Pro
  • BlazBlue Calamity Trigger
  • Collateral Damage
  • Crash Course GO
  • Cut the Rope
  • Disney Fairies
  • Dragon’s Lair
  • Field & Stream Fishing
  • Fruit Ninja
  • Gravity Guy
  • Gunstringer: Dead Man Running
  • Hydro Thunder Hurricane
  • IloMilo
  • iStunt 2
  • Jetpack Joyride
  • Kinectimals Unleashed
  • Microsoft Mahjong
  • Microsoft Minesweeper
  • Microsoft Solitaire Collection
  • Monster Island
  • PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX
  • Pinball FX 2
  • Reckless Racing Ultimate
  • Rocket Riot 3D
  • Shark Dash
  • Shuffle Party
  • Skulls of the Shogun
  • Taptiles
  • Team Crossword
  • The Harvest HD
  • Toy Soldiers Cold War
  • Wordament
  • Zombies!!!
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