Microsoft Looks to Broaden Tablet PC Appeal with Games
The software giant is co-developing a new Tablet game software development kit, as well as new Tablet-specific games.Microsoft Corp. is readying a Tablet PC game software development kit and a new Tablet-PC-specific game, both meant to attract new developers and users for Tablet PCs. The Redmond, Wash., software maker is co-developing both the SDK and the new game, called Arcs of Fire, in conjunction with software partner 3 Leaf Development. 3 Leaf officials did not respond to a request for comment.
Microsoft expects to release a first beta of both the new game and the SDK in early January, confirmed Frank Gocinski, ISV and business development manager for Microsofts mobile platforms division.