Pinball FX 2 free for Windows 8 Consumer Preview users

With the arrival of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, several publishers are seeding their gardens early. Zen Studios is just one of those offering free apps, with the Pinball FX2 game now available as a free download for the beta version of Microsoft’s next operating system.

It makes sense that Xbox LIVE Arcade’s #1 Game of 2011 should be chosen for the job, and as Zen Studios are considered the definitive leader in videogame pinball, this should be a great gaming experience. Users of Windows XP will recall the OS shipped with a pinball game; perhaps Microsoft are banking on this familiarity to make Windows 8 a success?

Included in the free platform download is Sorcerer’s Lair, one of Zen’s most popular tables to date.

Don’t be fooled into thinking that this is a one off, however. Zen Studios plans to bring its library of amazing pinball content to Pinball FX2 on the Windows 8 platform, and will continue to evolve the pinball platform with new features and the innovative social connectivity that propelled Pinball FX2 to be the #1 downloaded game on Xbox LIVE Arcade in 2011.

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