Microsoft reveals upcoming Xbox games for Windows 8


Windows 8 is set to launch in less than two months and Microsoft realizes that it needs to have an arsenal of apps and games ready in time for the launch of their newest operating system. Today they have revealed a selection of games which will be available for Windows 8 initially.

The following the a list of the first 40 titles which are making their way to the platform
  • 4 Elements II Special Edition
  • A World of Keflings
  • Adera: Episode 1
  • Adera: Episode 2
  • Adera: Episode 3
  • 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
  • Hydro Thunder Hurricane
  • IloMilo
  • iStunt 2
  • Jetpack Joyride
  • Kinectimals Unleashed
  • Microsoft Mahjong
  • Microsoft Minesweeper
  • Microsoft Solitaire Collection
  • Monster Island
  • PAC-MAN Championship 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
  • Wordament
  • Zombies!!!

It is great to see some of the big names like Rovio, Miniclip, ZeptoLab, Glu Mobile and Halfbrick studios who currently have some of these popular titles on the iOS and Android platforms.
Hopefully Windows 8 will in turn help boost the sales and popularity of the Windows Phone platform, which is still struggling to make a name for itself in this post PC era.

sourceWindows Team Blog

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