Games For Windows Live gets games on demand

Written by Joe Martin

December 16, 2009 // 12:44 p.m.

Tags: #games-for-windows-live #games-for-windows-live-gets-games-on-demand #games-on-demand #gfwl #live #marketplace #shadowrun

Microsoft has provided a major update for it's Games For Windows Live system, adding a new Games On Demand marketplace that lets users download whole games for a fee.

The new marketplace requires an update to use and only carries GFWL-branded titles, which can be paid with either by credit card or with Microsoft points.

As part of an introductory offer Microsoft is offering 50 percent off of Shadowrun and a free copy of Tinker, which had previously been released with Windows Vista Ultimate. Not exactly the best offers in the world, but it's something.

There are some notable quirks to the marketplace at the moment too, with Kane & Lynch: Dead Men only available for purchase with MS Points and some previously announced titles like World of Goo missing. Check below for a list of what is on offer and how much it costs.
  • Fallout 3 - $49.99 / £34.99
  • Resident Evil 5 - $49.99 / £29.99
  • DiRT 2 - $39.99 / £34.99
  • Street Fighter IV - $39.99 / £24.99
  • Red Faction: Guerrilla - $39.99 / unavailable in UK
  • Battlestations: Pacific - $34.99 / £24.99
  • Kane & Lynch: Dead Men - 1600 Microsoft Points ($20 / £13.60)
  • Viva Pinata - $9.99 / £7.49 (50% off)
  • FUEL - $39.99 / £34.99
  • Shadowrun - $9.99 / £7.49 (50% off)
  • Section 8 - $49.99 / £29.99
  • Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights - $19.99 / £14.99
  • Tinker - Free
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