Xbox and Microsoft PC games are coming to iPhone and Android handsets

Microsoft has combined hands with a Japanese smartphone game developer Klab Inc, to bring it’s PC and XBox games for iPhone and Android handsets. Microsoft’s popular game – Age of Empires will be available free of cost for the smartphones.¬†Microsoft’s mobile gaming strategy could provide a lucrative link between its game console and mobile business, which includes its Windows Phone platform.¬†Windows Phone handsets currently account for just 3 per cent of the world’s mobile phones, so providing its games to Android and iPhone handsets, which jointly command an estimated 90 per cent of handsets used worldwide, could unlock a huge new mobile gaming market for Microsoft.