Microsoft revealed late on August 27 the new and improved Windows Marketplace site. The new site includes Digital Locker, a secure software download mechanism for Microsoft- and third-party-developed software products. It doesn’t look like the updated Marketplace is doing much to feature Windows Live services, so we’re betting there’s still a Windows Live Marketplace (code-named “Agora”) waiting in the wings. Windows Live Marketplace is expected to resemble Xbox Live Marketplace more than Windows Marketplace, based on hints from Microsoft officials.
Windows Marketplace Gets a Facelift