According to a report from TechRadar, Microsoft would be the focus on gaming as a major focus for the upcoming Windows 8. TechRadar claims that “the software giant is ready to take his weight behind the platform once more.”
Microsoft has hired Rahul Sood, who came over from Hewlett-Packard and Voodoo PC and is also the man who blogged that Microsoft plans scrapped for PC and Xbox 360 cross platform multiplayer because “the console players got destroyed every time ‘sparks Internet arguments on controllers vs. mouse and keyboard.
Last month, Microsoft launched a redesigned Games for Windows Marketplace, which includes digital games and downloadable content sell. Microsoft’s biggest competition will obviously be Valve’s Steam platform, currently the undisputed king of PC gaming.
Microsoft has a pretty big mountain to climb especially since Games for Windows LIVE.