Microsoft readies Steam contender

Microsoft readies Steam contender

By Ed Fear

November 13th 2008 at 1:45PM

Games for Windows Live Marketplace aims for full game downloads

Microsoft has launched the Marketplace for its PC-based Games for Windows Live service - and clearly stated that it plans to enter the digital game distribution market, reports MCV.

The service, which will be fully operational within the coming weeks, will initially offer players trailers, demos and downloadable content for titles - but Games for Windows Live general manager Chris Early has said that full game downloads are "clearly on our road map".

For more on the story, check out MCV online.