Xbox Live Indie Games

Microsoft confirms XNA no longer in active development

After rumours last week, Microsoft has confirmed it has “no plans” at present for future versions of XNA, the development environment powering Xbox Live Indie Games.

7 years ago

Xbox Live Indie Games headlines

  • Microsoft XNA, Xbox Live Indie future under question - rumour

    Emails allegedly sent to XNA developers suggest Microsoft may be phasing out the development environment behind Xbox Live Indie Games.

    7 years ago
  • Microsoft to allow more frequent XBLIG price changes

    From May 23, Microsoft will allow Xbox Live Indie Game developers to change pricing far more frequently, allowing for experimentation and flash sales.

    8 years ago
  • Infamous Xbox Live Indie dev releases "Homeless"

    The developers of such world-renowned titles as “Try Not to Fart,” and “Why Did I Buy This?” have released an all-new game with a much more somber tone. It’s called “Homeless” and stars a panhandler begging for spare change. Video after the break.

    8 years ago
  • Xbox Live Indie developers given free reign on release dates

    It could be a good thing, it could be a bad thing, but Microsoft has now announced that Xbox Live Indie developers will have the ability to – among other things – choose the game’s release date.

    9 years ago
  • Xbox Live Indie Games: ratings system overhaul

    Following a spate of suspected malicious and bogus low ratings for games on Xbox’s indie game service, Microsoft has stepped in and changed the way votes are cast.

    9 years ago
  • Xbox Live Indie Games rating manipulation under investigation

    Microsoft is investigating Xbox Live Indie Game rankings manipulation after suspected shenanigans last week.

    9 years ago
  • Xbox Live Indie Games moved to Games and Demos

    Microsoft has moved the Xbox Live Indie Games channel into the Games and Demos section of Marketplace after developers said last week it was too hard to find.

    9 years ago
  • Microsoft launches new pricing for XBL Community Games

    Xbox Live Community games has a new pricing structure for titles on the service, and some will be as low as $1. The old pricing is going the way of the Dodo, which included hobbyist developers to be able to price titles for 800 Microsoft Points ($10), 400 MSP ($5), and 200 MSP ($2.50).Instead, a […]

    11 years ago
  • Xbox Live Community Games to get a name change

    Microsoft has decided to change the name of its Xbox Live Community Games to Xbox Live Indie Games, reports Gamasutra.The company’s reasoning is so that gamers can have a better “understanding and discoverability” of independent titles via the service.Makes more sense really.Expect the change to occur sometime after July.

    11 years ago