iTWire writes: "By now shouldn't we all be playing each other at Call of Duty 4 regardless of the hardware we own? What happened to having PC gamers facing off against Xbox 360 owners and then, sharing in-game assets across mobile devices?
It was touted by Bill back at CES 2007 as a major feature of this generation of gaming. Finally the horn locking of young bucks on both sides of the hardware divide could duke it out for bragging rights.
Mr Gates showed of games that allowed PC gamers to link up with Xbox 360 owners of the same title. LIVE was the key, enabling the cross platform magic an soon enough we would find out the answers to such humanity defining questions as 'who are the superior first person shooter's, keyboard and mouse wielders' or gamepad jockeys?'
Bill also gave us glimpses of extending this idea to mobile devices. We could take a creation we had made in a game on either Xbox 360 or Vista based PC, such as a skin for a race car, download it to our phone and share the creation with our mates."