Windows Phone 7 will be a major mobile gaming platform: confirms Microsoft

Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows Phone 7 will feature tight integration with the Xbox Live portal, including Halo: Waypoint and Crackdown 2, courtesy a New York Times report.

The Windows 7 Phone will have a dedicated games “hub” and will feature free demos and multiplayer gaming. In addition, it will also pull in a user’s console-based Xbox Live profile.

In the words of Microsoft Game Studio general manager of mobile gaming Matt Booty, Windows Phone 7 was also the launch of a “major mobile gaming platform” for Windows. --------

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