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Wasn't this same news posted a while back? Windows 8 will have GFWL pre-installed. That's what they mean.
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If they try and compete with steam it's already doomed to fail
In the 1980's people told Bill not to compete against Apple or he would fail. Those people could not have been more wrong. Steam does not exist without Windows and DirectX.
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Hmmm interesting but what could could be the key component ?!
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Kinda early isn't it?
not really according to microsofts normal plans , the new windows 8 was supposed to be released after vista. windows vista was released in 2006 so 2012 is 6 years later which seems normal. windows 7 wasnt planned, it was just to fix vista as fast as possible.
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Sure it got some chance to shine coz PCI-E 3.0 16x come out anywhere that times.Now we talking about dont want to change but who know what surprise await in future.
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im scared. i work in computer repair. so many people will complain about software moving to fast and they cant figure it out. etc. also wonder if there will be a special price for a win 8 upgrade cd.


but on topic article seems to vague. i dont want a market place etc. maybe windows 8 will just be optimized or work with game developers o help games run more smoothly? idk
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windows 7 is perfect for me
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What??? they will get crysis 1 to run on a pentium 4? lol. there's nothing called OS for gaming... except on the consoles.
    
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Love Win 7. But always excited about progress

Bring on Win 8
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Win 95 meh...
Win 98 YES!
Win 2000 meh...
Win XP YES!
Win Vista Meh...
Win 7 YES!
Win 8 -- Meh (???)
Windows 2000 was NOT 'meh', that was a solid OS.
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