Games for Windows Live Marketplace Adds New Titles, Puts Old Prince of Persias on Sale

BOOM widget 102180The "Games on Demand" section of Microsoft's digital distribution platform Games for Windows Live "will soon be the home of day-and-date game releases from the industry's biggest names," the company declared today.

Alongside the day-and-date releases, which kicked off today with Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands PC, the company will be adding more games to the online catalog, including those that don't utilize Games for Windows Live functionality.

To celebrate, Microsoft slashed the prices on two older Prince of Persia entries:

Over 100 additional titles are due on the digital distribution platform this year, the company boasted, with the day-and-day releases including efforts from 2K Games, Capcom, Microsoft Game Studios, Rockstar Games, THQ and Ubisoft.

Among the other titles added today: Age of Empires III, Assassin's Creed, II, Borderlands, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Max Payne 2, Splinter Cell: Conviction, and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl. Thanks to Shacker taczbr for the heads up.