Game Developers. Give consumers what they want — a certified Games for Windows Title! All you need is the newly launched Games for Windows Self-Certification Program.
The Games for Windows Self-Certification program is designed to showcase the Windows gaming platform, and to promote game titles which pass a set of technical requirements and promise consumers a great gaming experience.
These requirements ensure a consistent level of compatibility with Games for Windows and enable you to take advantage of new Windows 7 "showcase features". The process is easy, and the benefits of leveraging the Games for Windows brand, once approved, is invaluable. Consumers say the Games for Windows brand represents the promise of compatibility and supports them in making good Windows gaming title decisions.
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All certified Games for Windows Titles receive these marketing benefits:
Additional marketing benefits could include:
Premium placement at key consumer/industry events (such as CES and E3)
Community outreach via Social Media Markets
Co-marketing opportunities with Ecosystem Partners
Title placement in soon to be opened Microsoft Retail stores
Title showcase in Games for Windows newsletter to gaming consumers
Title promoted via game launch emails
What Other Developer's Are Saying
"The GFW test tool has made life a lot easier for us, reducing the time we spend on reports and preparatory materials. This allows us to focus on other key aspects of our applications."
"We think that the Game for Windows requirement is a must to create a quality standard among all our products that will facilitate any user at home to easily use all of our program the same away without creating confusion. Also, it helps the user at home to avoid any technical issues or any unexpected behavior."