Microsoft has revealed the first Xbox titles to appear on Windows 8, and announced a handful of exclusive titles for its upcoming OS.

All Xbox games for Windows 8 would feature Xbox achievements, and many would take advantage of features such as leaderboards and connecting with friends, it said.

Third-party studios already on board for the crossover include Rovio, Miniclip, Gameloft, ZeptoLab, Glu Mobile, and Halfbrick Studios.

All titles will be playable on a Windows 8 PC or tablet.

The first Windows 8 Xbox games will be available October 26 from the Windows 8 Store.

Windows 8 games announced so far:

1. 4 Elements II Special Edition
2. A World of Keflings
3. Adera: Episode 1
4. Adera: Episode 2
5. Adera: Episode 3
6. Angry Birds
7. Angry Birds Space
8. Big Buck Hunter Pro
9. BlazBlue Calamity Trigger
10. Collateral Damage
11. Crash Course GO
12. Cut the Rope
13. Disney Fairies
14. Dragon’s Lair
15. Field & Stream Fishing
16. Fruit Ninja
17. Gravity Guy
18. Gunstringer: Dead Man Running
19. Hydro Thunder Hurricane
20. IloMilo
21. iStunt 2
22. Jetpack Joyride
23. Kinectimals Unleashed
24. Microsoft Mahjong
25. Microsoft Minesweeper
26. Microsoft Solitaire Collection
27. Monster Island
28. PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX
29. Pinball FX 2
30. Reckless Racing Ultimate
31. Rocket Riot 3D
32. Shark Dash
33. Shuffle Party
34. Skulls of the Shogun
35. Taptiles
36. Team Crossword
37. The Harvest HD
38. Toy Soldiers Cold War
39. Wordament
40. Zombies!!!