Microsoft wants to bring something along the lines of Xbox Live Marketplace to Games for Windows Live.
"You can be confident we want to enable things like digital distribution, the ability to do downloadable content for games - that's a direction we're definitely headed in," GfW senior global director Kevin Unangst told Eurogamer in an interview.
Unangst also reflected on some of the lessons learned during GfW's first year. "Going out of the gate, we weren't as clear as we should have been that Games for Windows Live on the PC is free," he admitted.
"You don't have to pay for Gold. If you want to play cross-platform games, that's when you need a Gold subscription..."