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Microsoft wants you to think of Windows 10 when you think League of Legends

Microsoft know a winner when they see one, just look at Minecraft. Now they’re targeting China with Windows 10 by teaming with Tencent, the majority owner of Riot Games and thus the biggest game in the world, League of Legends.

Tencent will be pushing Windows 10 in a big way, bringing their PC games catalogue, including League of Legends, to the Windows 10 app store. It was one of several, less gaming related announcements for the launch of Windows 10 of which you can read here.

League of Legends is too big to be in any kind of exclusive deal, you won’t need Windows 10 to play or to sign up to a Microsoft account, but just tying the brands together is a big deal for Microsoft. We’ll see if it helps them take a foothold in the Chinese market.



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From Amiga to Xbox One, Doom to Destiny, Megazone to Stevivor, I've been gaming through it all and have the (mental) scars to prove it. I love local multiplayer, collecting ridiculous Dreamcast peripherals, and Rocket League.