hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Hooray! Skyrim won't use Games for Windows LIVE

1:45 PM on 08.17.2011 // Jim Sterling
  @JimSterling

When the collector's edition for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was announced, PC gamers got themselves in a bit of a tizzy because the box art revealed the dreaded Games for Windows logo. Those gamers can breathe a collective sigh of relief, as it's been revealed Skyrim won't require LIVE. 

Games for Windows LIVE is almost universally despised among PC gamers because it is garbage. Although Skyrim will fly the flag of Games for Windows, the "LIVE" part won't be needed, which is terrific news for all and sundry. Or at least those of us who give half a crap.

Skyrim won’t use Games for Windows Live on PC [PC Gamer]


 Reblog (or) Blog Reply



Jim Sterling, Former Reviews Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure JimSterling Tips
Destructoid reviews editor, responsible for running and maintaining the cutting edge videogame critique that people ignore because all they want to see are the scores at the end. Also a regular f... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.
advertisement:


destructoid's previous coverage:
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim


  Aug 23

The Dragonborn fights vampires and Necromancers

Another great live-action take on Skyrim


  Jul 16

New mod brings the powers of Dishonored to Skyrim

You can now wield Corvo's arsenal, including the handy Blink power


  Apr 08

Skyrim update 1.9 hits consoles, adds in Legendary mode

Legendary skills now available; still no Dovahbear


View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!





Back to Top


LET'S BECOME WEIRD NEIGHBORS - Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
What is the meaning of life, and do you have any more pizza rolls?
You may remix all content on this site under Creative Commons with Attribution
- Living the dream, Since 2006 -