It looks like Microsoft are aiming to close the gap between computer and console this October.
When the company launches its Windows 8 OS on October 26th it will have an XBox app pre-installed. And through this app it will be possible to play a number of XBox games – well, 32 to be exact, including: Angry Birds, Collateral Damage, Dragon’s Lair, Fruit Ninja, Zombies!!!, and Gravity Guy. According to xbox.com: “Xbox games on Windows brings you a growing portfolio that spans genres and delivers fun-to-play titles playable on any Windows 8 PC, laptop or tablet.”
And if you play these games on your console, worry not; the app will include such features as Xbox achievements, leaderboards, multiplayer modes and connecting with friends.
So what games will be available? Fear not, thanks to xbox.com, here is the full list: 4 Elements II Special Edition A World of Keflings Angry Birds Angry Birds Space Big Buck Hunter Pro BlazBlue Calamity Trigger Collateral Damage Crash Course GO Cut the Rope Disney Fairies Dragon’s Lair Field & Stream Fishing Fruit Ninja Gravity Guy Gunstringer: Dead Man Running IloMilo iStunt 2 Jetpack Joyride Kinectimals Unleashed Monster Island PAC-MAN Championship DX Edition DX Pinball FX 2 Reckless Racing Ultimate Rocket Riot 3D Shark Dash Shuffle Party Skulls of the Shogun Taptiles Team Crossword The Harvest HD Toy Soldiers Cold War Zombies!!!