Xbox Live for game developers
Build games for console, PC and mobile, and attract and engage players with a trusted, inclusive gaming identity and community of over 60 million users globally.
Integrate easily across platforms and frameworks
Easily integrate the Xbox Live SDK with popular game development frameworks and deploy across platforms to consoles, PC and mobile phones. Access a la carte features without a certification requirement with the new mobile SDK.
Authenticate with a trusted gaming identity
Use a gaming-focused, single sign-on identity that works across platforms with privacy controls and family safety and child account support.
Engage with a vibrant gaming community
Take advantage of Xbox Live’s global community and experiences across devices to enable discovery and engagement both inside and outside your game.
Publish your game across Xbox platforms
2. Build and develop your game
Access the documents and development tools needed to make your ideas a reality.LEARN MORE
Self-publish your games on Xbox One, Windows 10 and mobile, and increase your game’s success with access to the full suite of Xbox Live services, SDKs, private dev forums, documentation, and more.GET STARTED
Xbox Live Creators Program
Self-publish games for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) for Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. With a simplified certification process and no concept approval required, get your game in the Microsoft Store faster—if your game integrates Xbox Live and follows the standard Microsoft Store policies, it’s ready to publish.GET STARTED
Level up with Microsoft Game Stack
Every studio has a game stack—a set of developer tools, services, and platforms you distribute to. Microsoft Game Stack provides best-in-class building blocks that add value to your existing toolset.