Microsoft Play: Xbox Live Arcade Games Launched for Your Windows 8 PC/Tablets

Posted By: Gizbot Bureau

Gaming admirers are excited as about the new Play service launched by Microsoft a few days ago. With this service, aspirants can enjoy selected games of Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) on their Windows RT devices and Windows 8 systems.

However, some of the gamers are not happy with the fact that only 15 gaming titles are offered from Microsoft at the moment. Officials from Microsoft also revealed that there are no plans to bring up more titles anytime soon. The currently available 15 Microsoft Play game titles are as listed below.

Microsoft Play: Xbox Live Arcade Games Launched for Your Windows 8 PC


  • Adera
  • Skulls of the Shogun
  • Rocket Riot 3D
  • The Gunstringer: Dead Man Running
  • Toy Soldiers: Cold War
  • Reckless Racing Ultimate
  • Pinball FX2
  • Microsoft Mahjong
  • Hydro Thunder Hurricane
  • ilomilo+
  • Wordament
  • Taptiles
  • Microsoft Minesweeper
  • Microsoft Solitaire Collection
  • 4 Elements II Special Edition

As per gaming reviewer's notes, these 15 gaming titles from Microsoft is not that mind blowing as compared to the similar titles already available. Among the listing, ilomilo+ has already gained much popularity among the public as a result of the heavy promotion from Microsoft. The larger sector of users may not possess a Windows Phone or an Xbox kit but the option from Microsoft to experience these games on Windows 8 PCs is meant for users of this category. The inclusion of touch screen functionality with windows 8 PCs is sure to make the gaming experience more interesting.

Microsoft ensured that the newly released 15 gaming titles covered almost all areas of fun from casual puzzlers to adventurous sporting. The features including leader-boards, connectivity with friends, and multiplayer modes are sure to provide some fun times for Xbox fans.


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