Earlier this year Microsoft announced that Xbox is coming to Windows 8. Now, in addition to its industry-leading gaming service, Xbox is pleased to announce support from Microsoft Studios, Rovio, Miniclip, Gameloft, ZeptoLab, Glu Mobile, Halfbrick Studios, and others to bring high quality Xbox games to Windows 8.
The first wave of our portfolio will bring you many of the games you already know and love, and will include 29 titles from Microsoft Studios, some of which will be exclusive to Windows 8.
Many games will be available starting October 26 th with ongoing new releases coming through the Christmas period and beyond. This growing portfolio spans genres and delivers an innovative mix of fun-to-play titles that will be playable on any Windows 8 PC, laptop, or tablet.
Xbox games will be easy to find in the preinstalled Windows 8 Xbox Games app and available in the Windows?8 Store. In addition, all Xbox games for Windows 8 will have Xbox Achievements, and many will also take advantage of other Xbox features, including leaderboards, multiplayer modes and connecting with friends, and more. Have a look at the first wave of our portfolio:
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
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
36.???? Team Crossword
37.???? The Harvest HD
38.???? Toy Soldiers Cold War
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