Microsoft has just revealed its first set of Xbox Live Arcade games that will be released on PC for Windows 8. According to Major Nelson, the games will appear for download on the Windows 8 Xbox Games app, which will be available on October 26. The games will have various release dates that will be staggered throughout the holiday season.
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Some PC owners have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Windows 8, with others being not quite as ready to make the switch. Well whichever group you fall into, we now know the date to keep your eyes peeled for, October 26th, that’s when we get our hands on the new iteration of the highly popular OS by Microsoft, but more importantly, when we all get to see if the jump is worth it.
Unlike the majority of new OS’s that Microsoft release, it appears there isn’t going to be a new DirectX version for gamers to look forward, but instead an adjusted DirectX 11.