Microsoft Reveals First Wave Of Xbox Live Games For Windows 8


Microsoft Reveals First Wave Of Xbox Live Games For Windows 8

Microsoft has revealed the first wave of Xbox Live games that will be available for purchase on Windows 8, when the operating system launches on October 26th.

This first offering consists of 40 titles from multiple video game studios, including: Rovio, Miniclip, Gameloft, ZeptoLab, Glu Mobile, and Halbrick Studios. Additionally, 29 of the launch games are from Microsoft Studios, with some of them being exclusive to Windows 8.

PC gamers will be able to buy the Xbox Live titles through the Windows 8 Xbox Games app, which has been conveniently preinstalled by Microsoft. All Xbox Live titles will feature Achievements, and many will take advantage of other features like leaderboards, and multiplayer modes.

The first wave of Xbox Live games available on Windows 8 includes;

1. 4 Elements II Special Edition
2. A World of Keflings
3. Adera: Episode 1
4. Adera: Episode 2
5. Adera: Episode 3
6. Angry Birds
7. Angry Birds Space
8. Big Buck Hunter Pro
9. BlazBlue Calamity Trigger
10. Collateral Damage
11. Crash Course GO
12. Cut the Rope
13. Disney Fairies
14. Dragon’s Lair
15. Field & Stream Fishing
16. Fruit Ninja
17. Gravity Guy
18. Gunstringer: Dead Man Running
19. Hydro Thunder Hurricane
20. IloMilo
21. iStunt 2
22. Jetpack Joyride
23. Kinectimals Unleashed
24. Microsoft Mahjong
25. Microsoft Minesweeper
26. Microsoft Solitaire Collection
27. Monster Island
28. PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX
29. Pinball FX 2
30. Reckless Racing Ultimate
31. Rocket Riot 3D
32. Shark Dash
33. Shuffle Party
34. Skulls of the Shogun
35. Taptiles
36. Team Crossword
37. The Harvest HD
38. Toy Soldiers Cold War
39. Wordament
40. Zombies!!!

Source: Major Nelson

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