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ID@Xbox: Microsoft relents on exclusivity clause for Xbox One

Microsoft has said it is willing to make exceptions to its platform exclusivity requirement on Xbox One. Microsoft required exclusivity, timed exclusivity, or at least release day parity for games released on Xbox 360, but for Xbox One it is willing to work with developers whose games are already timed …

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Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

The director of the ID@Xbox initiative has outlined the extensive number of partnerships Microsoft has forged with indie devs for the Xbox One. Xbox One dev kits have now been shipped to over 50 studios and confirmed partners include Vlambeer, Double Eleven, Slightly Mad Studios, Team 17, Double Fine, Half-Brick, …

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ID@Xbox devs offered free Unity Xbox One deployment add-on

Xbox One developers registered with Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program are entitled to the Unity Xbox One deployment add-on at no cost, Unity CEO David Helgason has revealed. In a blog post on the company’s site, Helgason announced a new agreement had been reached to support indie developers who sign up through …

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Xbox One’s fight for independents

PlayStation has aggressively courted and attracted huge independent developer support in recent months, and even dedicated an entire Gamescom press conference to showcasing indie-made games. But now Xbox is fighting back with its ID@Xbox initiative. MCV learns more from the programme’s director Chris Charla… Why launch this independent developer programme? …

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Two free Xbox One dev kits for indies as Microsoft tries to woo small studios

Microsoft has announced its new indie games developer programme in a bid to win over small studios. Independent Developers @ Xbox (or ID@Xbox as the press release likes us to call it) is a programme build following consultation between Microsoft and 50 developers, the platform holder claims. The self-publishing programme …

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