Todo: Write own Xbox game – become millionaire

Bedroom coders got a shot in the arm recently when Microsoft announced plans to sell homebrew XNA games over Xbox live. XNA game studio has been freely available for some time now – users can create and distribute Xbox 360 games to other fledgling developers. The new service will see games listed for 200-800 Microsoft points, with the designer getting up to 70% of the revenue.

Hopefully we’ll see a lot of innovation on the service – at just 200 MS points we can see a simple fun title doing really well.

The service will launch next autumn in North America and will be rolled out globally in 2009.

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  1. […] Gaming News and Console Reviews wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerpt Bedroom coders got a shot in the arm recently when Microsoft announced plans to sell homebrew XNA games over Xbox live. XNA game studio has been freely available for some time now – users can create and distribute Xbox 360 games to other fledgling developers. The new service will see games listed for 200-800 Microsoft points, with the designer getting up to 70% of the revenue. Hopefully we’ll see a lot of innovation on the service – at just 200 MS points we can see a simple fun title doing rea […]

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