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Microsoft puts PC game downloads in the browser

Microsoft wants to let PC gamers know it’s still serious about delivering game software and is putting that idea to the test with a new system that places fewer roadblocks in the way of getting gamers connected to digital game downloads.

Today, the company is announcing a new online store that will let gamers buy digital copies of games–old and new–from just their browser. The site, which opens up on November 15th retains the Games for Windows Marketplace moniker, but is an online version of the store that’s long been available through the company’s Games For Windows Live software client–albeit with a few tweaks…

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