Microsoft has officially decided to close down its PC Marketplace.
The company announced the news late Thursday, saying that on August 22, it will shutter the PC Marketplace platform. The move comes in conjunction with Microsoft's announcement earlier this year that it will ditch its virtual currency, Microsoft Points, in favor of local currency in an upcoming Xbox system update.
It's worth noting that Microsoft has not killed Games for Windows Live. Titles that gamers have already purchased through the PC Marketplace will remain available after August 22. According to Microsoft, this move means only that gamers won'… Read more