Games for Windows – Live or GFWL (trademarked as Games for Windows – LIVE) was an online gaming service used by Games for Windows–branded PC titles that enables Windows PCs to connect to Microsoft's Live service.
Although you will not be able to purchase new games, you can continue to enjoy previously purchased content by downloading them through the Games for Windows LIVE client software as usual.
Some of the bigger, more popular games have third-party tools that can effectively crack Games for Windows LIVE out of the game. These tools aren’t intended for piracy or cheating in multiplayer–in fact, they disable access to multiplayer if a game does contain multiplayer.
Games for Windows LIVE still taints some PC games sold on Steam today, and helps explain why so many people are so skeptical of Microsoft’s PC gaming plans. Microsoft even had its own PC gaming store, just like the Windows Store today.
Users report that games that use Games for Windows Live won’t work on Windows 10, and the list of games includes many popular games that were released few years ago. These games still have great number of fans...
Games for Windows — Live (торговая марка Games for Windows — LIVE) — бесплатный игровой онлайн-сервис для Windows, как и Xbox Live, ориентированный на сетевую игру. Он позволяет пользователям ПК соединяться со всеми устройствами...
Games for Windows — Live — бесплатный игровой онлайн сервис для Windows, позволяющий получить больше возможностей при сетевой игре, также как и Xbox Live.
Games for Windows Software Setup 3.5 upgrades users to the newest version.
Although you will not be able to purchase new games, you can continue to enjoy previously purchased content by downloading them through the Games for Windows LIVE client software as usual. More information is available here
Additionally, users have access to the Games for Windows - LIVE Marketplace. Note: If you receive a sign-in error (code 8015403a), go to live.XBOX.COM and agree to their change of terms. Once agree, the error will no longer appear.