Games for Windows Program - LIVE 3.0 for Windows 7 released

Microsoft released the revamped Games for Windows Program, that includes new technical guidelines, a self-certification option, and a set of 22 technical requirements which are designed to: Create an easier game installation experience. Support both 32-bit and 64-bit Platforms. Support Ratings and Parental Controls in Windows 7 Game titles populated in the Game Explorer. Enhanced game update notifications […]

Microsoft released the revamped Games for Windows Program, that includes new technical guidelines, a self-certification option, and a set of 22 technical requirements which are designed to:

  • Create an easier game installation experience.
  • Support both 32-bit and 64-bit Platforms.
  • Support Ratings and Parental Controls in Windows 7
  • Game titles populated in the Game Explorer.
  • Enhanced game update notifications for game titles.
  • Stability, security and compatibility against commonly known issues.

The new requirements for Games for Windows’ll also allow developers to take advantage of Windows 7 features and compatibility. You get some of these improvements today with Games for Windows – LIVE titles. When you install the Games for Windows – LIVE 3.0 client on Windows 7, Games for Windows – LIVE is added to Game Providers in Games Explorer.

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