Windows 10 Creators Update Will Ship April 11

Windows 10 will get its next major update on April 11, Microsoft announced Wednesday. Already in preview for a number of months, the Creators Update contains features aimed at creative professionals as well as the average user, and will roll out in waves to the general public via Windows Update. What’s In It The Creators…

Microsoft Launches XBox Live Creators Program

A new game developer program from Microsoft allows for fast, simultaneous publishing of Xbox Live-enabled games to Xbox One and Windows 10. Announced at this week’s Game Developer Conference, the Xbox Live Creators Program is currently in preview. Developers who sign up gain access to the Xbox Live Creators SDK, and can integrate the following…

Answers to Your Burning Xbox Dev Questions

How do I protect my Xbox in dev mode? Can I publish my non-game app to Xbox One? Now that Microsoft is further opening up the Xbox platform to developers, you might have questions about either bringing an existing UWP app to Xbox, or developing directly for the gaming console. Microsoft’s recent live video training…

Submit Your UWP App to Xbox One, and Other New Windows Dev Center Features

Developers who’ve built apps and games using the Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK can now offer them in the Xbox Store. The change is part of a number of Dev Center updates announced Monday by Microsoft. Games submitted to Xbox One will still be subject to concept approval. “This ensures games on Xbox deliver the…

App Dev on Xbox Event Set for August 30

Microsoft will host a virtual event on Tuesday, August 30 for developers interested in developing apps for Xbox One. According to a Microsoft announcement, the event starts at 9:00 Pacific Time and will cover: What’s new in the Anniversary Update SDK and how to get started with app development for Xbox One How to get…

Get Ready, Gamers: Xbox and PC Play Are About to Merge

One day into the E3 gaming expo, Microsoft has already made a slew of Xbox-related announcements. But perhaps most interesting for developers is that the company is moving forward with its plans to integrate Xbox and PC gaming. Its new ‘Play Anywhere‘ initiative will allow gamers to start a game on Xbox One, pause it,…