Tag Archives: Microsoft

Xbox Live user base reaches 7.1 million

The format holder has announced that there are currently over 7.1 million Xbox Live users, reported Games Industry . Chris Satchell, the company’s game developer group general manager, also said that more than 25 million downloads have been recorded on the Xbox 360. The firm claims that the attach rate …

Read More »

Microsoft allows consumer use of IP

After announcing the 2.0 version of XNA Game Studio during Gamefest’s keynote, XNA general manager Chris Satchell also revealed that the company had made an "unprecedented" move to allow consumers direct, legal access to game content from a number of Microsoft-owned IPs. Effectively immediately, Microsoft has granted consumers "a personal, …

Read More »

Microsoft reveals new XNA dev tool

In his keynote at Microsoft’s Gamefest event, XNA general manager Chris Satchell unveiled the latest version of XNA Game Studio – and announced a new strategy for the product, reports MCV sister mag Develop . Previously planned to be split into two packages – Game Studio Express for hobbyist users …

Read More »