Xbox One

Xbox OneMicrosoft will let developers publish their own titles to its Xbox One console, a move that could spur more development on the upcoming gaming platform. The company on Wednesday announced plans to let Xbox One buyers use the off-the-shelf hardware as a development unit, allowing people to create their own games that can be published to the Xbox Live storefront. Per a just released statement from Microsoft’s Marc Whitten, the corporate vice president of Xbox, all this will start with the hardware: “Our vision is that every person can be a creator. That every Xbox One can be used for development. That every game and experience can take advantage of all of the features of Xbox One and Xbox LIVE. This means self-publishing. This means Kinect, the cloud, achievements. This means great discoverability on Xbox LIVE. We’ll have more details on the program and the timeline at gamescom in August.”

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