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Since its debut with Shadowrun and Halo 2 in May 2007, Games for Windows Live has done little but create ill will between Microsoft and PC gamers. Despite repeated insistence that it will improve given time, Microsoft's actions have spoken much louder, and crystal clear: it's demonstrated a neglectful attitude and an unwillingness to compete with Steam's dominance. Yet for some reason refuses to simply pull the plug and put GFWL out of its misery, instead inviting developers to integrate it to their games and bogging down great games like Batman: Arkham City with its inferior and annoying system. The good news is that whether Microsoft will admit it or not, by almost all indications GFWL doesn't have much of a future.

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Didn't really need a news article to tell me that.
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The last time GFWL added a feature, George W. Bush was president.
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Yep, but so is/was Gamespy.
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Yep, but so is/was Gamespy.

Indeed.
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Yep, but so is/was Gamespy.

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Hey, when they finally pull the plug will existing GFWL games even work? I guess with local profiles only. Half of the fault lies with the developers and publishers who use the god awful system.
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And so the pot calls the kettle black...
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Hey, when they finally pull the plug will existing GFWL games even work? I guess with local profiles only. Half of the fault lies with the developers and publishers who use the god awful system.

Games for Windows Live is part of Microsofts overall "Live" experience.

It's tied in with your XBox Live account, your Live Mail account and whatever other Microsoft stuff you have. You dont need to create an XBL/GFWL account if you have a hotmail account.

The day your Live account becomes inaccessible, is the day Xbox no longer exists.
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Works perfectly well for me, you people all need to stop whining.
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