When Windows 8 arrived on the seen boasting more Xbox content than any PC operating system (OS) before it gamers had assumed that compatibility with older titles associated with the Xbox LIVE service would be a given. Oddly, this is simply not the case, but a solution has been discovered.
Many regular visitors to Electronic Theatre have reported issues with logging into Games for Windows LIVE videogame software through the Windows 8 OS, and until now no updates have been made available to rectify the situation. However, thanks to our friends at Metro Gaming, Windows 8 gamers will be able to access all of their PC based Xbox LIVE content. A simple step-by-step guide informing users how to update and rectify the issues with the Games for Windows LIVE videogame software is available here.
Windows 8 is now a firm part of the Xbox experience and so to ignore it would simply be closing the doors to many cross-platform and cloud gaming opportunities. Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest details on Xbox gaming via Games for Windows LIVE and Windows 8.