Ok. I haven’t seen much press on what happened this week for console gamers around the world. What am I talking about? Games for Windows – Live is upon us! The PC equivalent to Xbox Live is born with the release of Shadowrun and Halo 2 for Vista. Console owners will now be up against PC players via the Games for Windows – Live initiative.
Here’s a reminder of what to expect if you’re a PC gamer.
Silver Membership Features – Free
• Single gamertag
• Common gamer profile
• Common gamerscore
• Single player achievements
• Private chat via text and voice
• Common friends list and online presence
• PC only multiplayer including browsing a list of active PC games
Gold Membership Features – $49.95
• All Silver membership features
• Multiplayer matchmaking with friends
• TrueSkill™ matchmaking
• Multiplayer achievements
• Cross-platform gameplay (play games versus Xbox Live console gamers)
If you’ve signed up for GFW – Live, send me some feedback on how it is etc. I want to know.