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Xbox Live Indie Games program shutting down

Microsoft is taking steps to gradually pull support of Xbox 360’s Xbox Live Indie Games service, the firm has told registered developers. Gamasutrareports XBLIG devs will no longer be able to purchase a subscription service, effective immediately – though those interested can directly contact Microsoft to maintain access for the …

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Xbox Live founder announces departure from Microsoft

Xbox Live manager and XNA framework developer Boyd Multerer has announced his exit from Microsoft. Gamasutra reports on Multerer’s departure, which comes following 20 years of work with the company. He initially started as a contractor with Microsoft and was later brought on as a full-time software developer. The industry …

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Microsoft’s XNA framework no longer in active development

Microsoft has confirmed it has no plans to produce future versions of its XNA development software. Rumours began yesterday when an email leak surfaced, stating that both the framework and DirectX were to be retired from Microsoft’s program. A Microsoft rep later confirmed to Polygon that there won’t be any …

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