During hispress conference at this year's gamescom in Cologne Microsoft hasreleased new Xbox Live features for Windows Mobile 7announced. Theaim is to update the mango to be published in fall 2011 to keep newgames, features on smartphones and tablet feeder.
ManyWindows-phone games in the future it can be extended with so-calledGame AddOns. With the recently announced Beards & Beaksexample,the additional items will be able to purchase the Windows-phone userswith Microsoft points via the marketplace.
Also new are the so-called Able'sAvatar Award. These are achievements in the form of clothes or extrasfor your avatar, which migrate automatically after cutting off intothe virtual closet. Another feature are age ratings settings withwhich parents can determine, what games their kids are allowed toload onto phone.