Won't it be just like Direct2Drive or am I missing something? I like how easy Steam is to manage, download servers are fast and Steam Works is good. My only complaint would be I think their games are overpriced so I tend to go for the Ebay option a lot of the time.
Microsoft Bringing Games For Windows To The Web Next Month
Steam's footprint has never been an issue for me. GFW's somewhat narrow catalog, however, has been. If this is just the first step of a re-boot for GWF, then so be it. But until MS can match Steam's title breadth, and properly leverage the Power of the Cheevo, MS is just going to spin its wheels.
" Explain to me what the benefit is of having a web based client, the steam client doesn't take long to download at all on a different computer and you only need to do it once. "This. And what of patches? Steam handles its automatic updating pretty well. How will Microsoft do it?
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