Games for Windows Marketplace launches in November with 100+ games

Microsoft set to launch Games for Windows Marketplace - goes full Steam ahead.

Published Mon, Oct 25 2010 12:49 AM CDT   |   Updated Wed, Mar 10 2021 1:19 PM CST
Microsoft is set to launch a new online PC game store called Games for Windows Marketplace in the middle of November.

Games for Windows Marketplace launches in November with 100+ games |

Microsoft will have over 100 titles from various game developers and studios at launch, including many of the big hits from Microsoft Game Studios such as "Fable: The Lost Chapters," "Flight Simulator," "Gears of War," "Halo" and "Age of Empires Online." Other big titles in stock include "Grand Theft Auto III," and "Max Payne" from Rockstar Games and "Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition" from Square Enix.

Games for Windows Marketplace will also host indie games too.

Like Steam, users will be able to access the store at anytime to buy games, or download them again if need be. Special deals will be launched to attract gamers to the service - such as weekly or seasonal deals.

"The Games for Windows Marketplace will offer PC gamers a robust lineup of games they love, easier navigation and purchase, and recurring specials such as Deal of the Week," Microsoft said.

It will launch on November 15 at

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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