Windows 8 built-in games now called Xbox Windows, Microsoft’s naming synergy continues

Xbox Windows

Xbox Windows

Were you among those who jumped for joy when Windows Explorer got its new moniker? Good news, nomenclature fans, for Redmond has decided to label its new OS’ built-in games and titles obtained from the Windows Store as “Xbox Windows.” Along with the new branding, venerable Windows titles like Minesweeper, Solitaire and Mahjong will also offer Xbox Achievements, so you can bulk up your Gamerscore while wasting time at work. Read the full story at Engadget.

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  1. Simon Beans says:

    Awesome news shared here, So thanks a lot. I am very excited for Solitaire and Mahjong are early offer Xbox achievements, So I can bulk up my gamerscore while wasting time at work.

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