Anyone can build games and apps on Xbox One now

Fri 10:15 AM - Octopus Deploy - Ironwood Room


Microsoft broke new ground with its creator's club, later dubbed Xbox Live Indie Games (XBLIG) in 2007. For the first time ever, game development was democratized and anyone could be a developer. Building on that, Microsoft welcomes everyone to use their retail Xbox One console to build games.

Prepare to learn how to convert your retail Xbox into a development kit, see some of the latest middleware engines out there, and understand how this could start your career as a game developer.

Whether you're a veteran C++ or a student just learning how to code, you'll find value in this overview of the UWP platform, Xbox hardware, and middleware tools.