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Microsoft Casual Games







Microsoft offers multiple opportunities to market your casual games to millions of monthly users across a suite of global portals. We offer unprecedented promotional placements for new or exclusive content, and the unique opportunity to market your game internationally and build a worldwide brand.

Microsoft platform for casual games

By implementing a simple set of APIs, web-based and PC games are distributed through our traditional web portal.

MSN Games

MSN Games is a leading casual games portal, offering free, ad-supported web games; downloadable PC games with free trials; and skill-based games. With over 2,000 high-quality games, MSN Games reaches more than 7 million monthly unique users and is fed by the wide reaching MSN network.

How to submit your game

If you’d like to submit a casual web game, please send an email to webgames@microsoft.com
with the following information:


·         Name of game

·         Name of developer and/or publisher

·         Brief description of the game, including genre/category

·         Platforms where the game currently exists (web, download, social, mobile, etc.)

·         URL where the web game is featured (so we can check it out)

·         Contact name and email address


Please include the words "Casual Game Submission" in the subject line.

Please do not send confidential or non-public information in your email. Also note that we do receive a high volume of email and may not be able to respond to every submission. If we’re interested in discussing distribution options with you, we will contact you directly.

You’ll need to sign a mutual non-disclosure agreement with Microsoft, after which we can provide you with access to our developer support site, which includes the appropriate SDK and process documentation.


If you are interested in creating games for platforms across the Microsoft ecosystem, including Xbox, Windows and Windows Phone, visit the Microsoft Studios game development site for details.

We thank you for your interest in our platforms and look forward to working with you!