X-Box Live Moves Forward Again with Open Platform

By Wednesday, February 20, 2008 0 No tags Permalink 0

At today Game Developers Conference Microsoft Corp. announced that they will open up the Xbox Live platform to game developers. The platform current plays host to 10 mil. users and growing. But now with opening up the platform Xbox Live can add another 1000 game titles.

“The time has come for the games industry to open its doors to all game creators, enabling anyone to share their creations with the world,” said John Schappert, corporate vice president of LIVE, Software and Services for the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. “Our goal is to drive a creative and social revolution in games with the same transformative power that we’ve seen in digital music and video sharing.”

Game developers can go to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace and download XNA Game Studio 2.0 and start building their game.

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