This means that no one wants the hassle of silliness from Games for Windows Live, which also tends to mean hide-and-seek with save games. Rockstar champion their Social Club.
"No, Max Payne 3 for PC will not use Games for Windows Live", twittered Rockstar, in response to a fan. For the most part Games for Windows Live is disliked among PC gamers.
Max Payne 3 releases on Xbox 360 and PS3 May 15th and on PC May 29th.