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Welcome to ID@Xbox

The ID@Xbox Program enables qualified game developers of all sizes to unleash their creativity by self-publishing digital games on Xbox One and Windows 10 with Xbox Live, or adding Xbox Live to iOS or Android games, giving studios the tools and support needed to maximize their success.


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Register

Submit your application and receive regular news and updates from ID@Xbox.

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Submit

Ready to begin? Reach out and we'll sign an NDA and discuss your game, whether you'd like to ship your game on Xbox One, and Windows 10 with Xbox Live, or add Xbox Live to your iOS or Android title.

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Build

Get access to the right SDKs, our dev forums, and tons of helpful documentation. Need dev kits? Approved Xbox One developers will get two kits free of charge.

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Publish

When releasing your title on Microsoft platforms you'll be able to publish, certify, and update your game without cost.

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Xbox Live now available for iOS and Android developers

New Xbox Live SDKs enable iOS and Android developers access to Xbox Live features and functionality so that they can focus on creating games that engage and attract players. Xbox Live achievements, gamerscore, and hero stats are all available for developers to creatively implement into their mobile games to enhance the customer experience. A la carte options give developers more choice in how they build games – use the services that best fit your needs.

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Is the Xbox Live Creators Program for you?

The Xbox Live Creators Program is a great way for anyone to quickly publish their game to Xbox One and Windows 10 with a subset of Xbox Live features, a simplified process, and no concept approval required. Maker? Hobbyist? Student? This is a great place to start.

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