Microsoft lets everyone ‘universal Windows’ games developed for Xbox One




Microsoft has announced at the Game Developers Conference Xbox Live Creators program. This should enable everyone to cast a developer UWP -based simultaneously on Windows 10 and Xbox One.

xbox live The notice requires Microsoft that the program aims to enable everyone “to publish a new way quickly Xbox Live games on Windows 10 and Xbox One. Thus, it is possible to incorporate Xbox Live features in UWP games and publish it then. A special page shows that this concerns functions such as logging in to Xbox Live, the leaderboard and various social functions. Developers who want access to more features such as multiplayer achievements, and must do so through separate ID @ Xbox program.

Games that have been released under the program will be featured in a separate Creators section of the Xbox One store and in the Windows Store 10. Microsoft has made available an SDK, which allows developers to get started. At first, not everyone will have access to the new program, but that should change over time. There is support for different engines: Construct 2, Monogamous, Unity and Xenko. There is no required devkit, because the development is possible on a normal Xbox One, Microsoft said.


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