Windows Phone 7: Xbox Live Integration Showcased at TechEd 2010 (Video)

By Jamie Pert - Mar 8, 2010

Recently at the Mobile World Congress 2010 it was revealed that Windows Phone 7 would integrate with Microsoft Xbox Live, details regarding how the new mobile OS would integrate with Xbox Live have up until now been scarce, however a recent video which was posted on SlashGear reveals some impressive details.

The video has been integrated at the end of this post, it shows that you can play a game on your Windows Phone 7 handset, then when you get home continue from where you got to on your Xbox 360.

The demonstration was showcased at TechEd 2010, here Eric Rudder showed how this integration utilizes XNA, Silverlight and .NET framework to make this possible, what was also impressive was the fact that arcade games would also be developed to fully suit Windows Phone 7 handsets, therefore games which you can play on your console will also will fully support touchscreen controls along with the handset’s built-in accelerometer.

Personally I feel that this is one of the most impressive features which we have heard will be offered by Windows Phone 7, and as I am an Xbox 360 owner I may perhaps consider buying a Windows Phone 7-based handset in the future just so I can fully integrate my gaming experience with my smartphone.

Are you impressed with this video?

Source: SlashGear

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