Man running UWP-port Dosbox on Xbox One

May

20

2016

A developer has Dosbox converted to Universal Windows platform so that it can run on an Xbox One. With the app, he managed to run Windows 95 and Duke Nukem 3D to play.

The developer vcfan shows on YouTube that his port of the DOSBox emulator works by starting Windows 95. But he admits that the app runs slow and that there is some work done to prevent crashes.

For now, the Xbox One must Dev Mode put be to run Universal Windows Apps. That every Xbox One is if the user registers his account and is willing to reset the console. From summer Xbox One systems can no dev mode UWP apps run .

Unknown is what Microsoft’s policy regarding emulators. Apple is for example not to play old games on iOS but in the Windows Store are already a few years emulators.

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