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An update to the Age of Empires Online support page revealed that Games for Windows Live will shut
down July l, 2014, and with it, at least some of Aoe Deline' s features, if not the whole game. The
announcement has been removed and replaced with the original text, but here' s what it said:
Games for Windows Live will be discontinued on July l, 2014. Although it is available through Steam,
Age of Empires Online requires features ofthe Games for Windows Live service. You can continue to
enjoy all the features of Empires Online as the service will remain ", operational until July l,
2014 when the server will shut down_"
Microsoft announced last week that it' s shutting down the Games for Windows Marketplace. Games for
Windows Live is something else entirely, a DRM and multiplayer infrastructure formerly used by Microsoft,
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