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Contacting Games for Windows Live Support

Support for Games for Windows Live:


Microsoft provides both Xbox and Games for Windows Live support through their Xbox support website. Although this website is heavily branded as an Xbox site, you can also submit support requests for Games for Windows Live issues.


Games For Windows Live is no longer in use. For more information, please click here.

What is Games for Windows Live?

Please visit the official Games for Windows website.


What games on Steam utilize Games for Windows Live?

Currently, these Steam games use Games for Windows Live:


  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum
  • Battlestations Pacific
  • Bioshock 2
  • Blacklight: Tango Down
  • The Club
  • Dawn of War II series
  • Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Editiion
  • Dirt 2
  • Dirt 3
  • F1 2010
  • Fable III
  • Fallout 3
  • Flatout: Ultimate Carnage
  • FUEL
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
  • Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights
  • Kane & Lynch
  • Lost Planet Colonies Edition
  • Quantum of Solace
  • Red Faction: Guerrilla
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Section 8
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes
  • Stormrise
  • Street Fighter IV
  • Universe at War: Earh Assault
  • Vancouver 2010


Note: This listing will be updated regularly but may not include the latest GfWL releases yet. Please check the System Requirements on the Steam Store for information on specific titles.


Xbox 360 Compatible Controllers

Most of the Games for Windows branded games sold on Steam only support Xbox360 compatible controllers/gamepads as well as normal keyboard and mouse setups.


Games for Windows Live games on Steam

Some games sold on Steam require Games for Windows software, and may run a GfWL installer during the initial launch/setup of the game. If you see any issues with installation of this application, please try running the latest version of the installer from this page.


Games for Windows Support Forums

Support Forums


Contact Games for Windows Support

For all questions regarding Games for Windows Live accounts and game functions, please contact Xbox Support.

For information on creating a local profile or a list of support countries, please see this guide.


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