Microsoft announced today that their PC Marketplace will be closed for purchases come August 22nd.
So Microsoft is finally shuttering GFWL. I guess that's why Capcom choose Steam over GFWL then.
Hopefully they try something new that's actually competitive, maybe something that syncs up with XBL a little more. GFWL was horrid, the prices made GameStop look like the holy grail. Just for example, Crysis 2 for GFWL currently is SIXTY FRICKEN DOLLARS. Step up Microsoft, if you do something with PC again try not to screw people.
I think they're gonna replace GFWL with The Xbox Games for PC marketplace they already have set up, sorta like what they did with Zune by replacing it with Xbox Music.
Just get rid of GFWL all together. It has brought nothing to PC gaming but bullshit DRM and headaches. Especially when some games force us to sign into gfwl just to play them.
In the words of Grumpy Cat, "Good."
Hooray for digital distribution!!! Although you get to keep your games, imagine if this was the only way to get games on the Xbox One or PS4. Any game you may want to go back and play on the system after they shut it down would no longer be available to purchase. Good times huh? . OT: I didn't even realize it was still going...thought the hate among gamers was pretty unanimous.
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