Microsoft confirmed that their premier entertainment service, Xbox Live will be available on Windows 8.
Microsoft unveiled their next major version of Windows, the Windows 8 with some really cool features. With that in hand, Microsoft has confirmed that their entertainment service, that’s only available on devices like Xbox will be available on Windows 8.
The service will bring you entertainment stuffs like Music, Movies, Games and TV Content to Windows 8 devices. The service has been named the Xbox Live on Windows and will help developers make their app exposed to a wide range of Windows 8 devices.
This is what Channel 9 has to say about the upcoming Xbox Live on Windows for developers:
Xbox LIVE, Microsoft’s premier entertainment service, is coming to Windows 8. Whether you are developing a game or another kind of entertainment app for Windows 8, Xbox LIVE can help your app stand out in the crowd and help engage and delight users. You will learn about how to implement our well-loved features like Achievements, Multiplayer, Avatars and Community and brand new ones like roaming storage and profiles.
The company will shed more information about the new service for Windows this week at BUILD 11.
[Source: Channel 9 and Engadget]
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