Start Making those Xbox games! (XNA Express)

Posted Monday, August 14, 2006 9:03 AM by C-Dog's .NET Tip of the Day

Ok for those ultra dorks out there, this is really cool. Microsoft has announced that they are releasing a version of XNA Studio (called Express) for free. This allows novice developers to actually develop Xbox 360 games. XNA studio provides a managed environment using a custom implmenetation of the .NET compact framework. What is cool is that it can compile to both the PC and Xbox 360 platform as simple as changing from debug to release.

I believe Microsoft is the first console developer to ever open up their system to hobbyist developers. This is way cool.

XNA Studio Express Press Release

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