PC Gears to require Windows Live account

In much the same way that PC gamers hoping to indulge in a spot of Halo 2 and Shadowrun were forced to upgrade to Windows Vista, Microsoft has stated to

CVG

that those hoping to play the PC version of Epic’s Gears of War online will have to sign up for a Windows Live account.

However, Microsoft has also confirmed that the game will not be a Windows Vista exclusive – meaning XP owners will also be able to join in the fun.

In addition, Windows Live, which is built around Microsoft’s hugely successful Xbox Live network, is to be made available to Windows XP users in the future.

About MCV Staff

Check Also

Kalypso Media fully acquires Realmforge Studios, with Realmforge taking over the Tropico series

Publisher Kalypso Media has announced that it has fully acquired developer Realmforge Studios, and that the developer will take over the future development of the hugely popular Tropico series.