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Weapon 117
09-13-2007, 10:11 PM
XNA boss Chris Satchell confirms plans for ‘distribution medium’ allowing public game sharing. Develop reports that general manager of Microsoft’s game developer group Satchell has revealed that Microsoft is working towards a service where users can publicly display and share XNA games.

The concept of a ‘XNA YouTube’, where users could share XNA-developed games for PCs and Xbox Live, has long been rumoured and talked about when discussing Microsoft’s programming framework.


Read full story at: http://www.mcvuk.com/news/28277/Microsoft-planning-YouTube-for-games

willcrazyiii
09-13-2007, 10:22 PM
Does this mean that people can build games and then put them on display for anyone to play? I heard the Wii was doing something just like this, to try and find fresh game ideas.

Guitardevil
09-13-2007, 10:24 PM
This sounds great! Can't wait to see the possibilities of this new feature, thanks dude.

SkillfulMmd
09-13-2007, 11:06 PM
i know you have to pay to use it so can you play the game with out playing em

Kaens
09-13-2007, 11:11 PM
I don't mean to seem like an ass, but they announced that at E3 2006.

Lunacy182
09-13-2007, 11:14 PM
Yeah, right now you have to pay to play the XNA games. I hope they open it up to everyone.

Gun-Nut
09-14-2007, 12:21 AM
Yeah, right now you have to pay to play the XNA games. I hope they open it up to everyone.

Same got XNA installed and everything to create a game, or try to :P and then found out I could not even play it on my xbox unless I paid a ridiculous amount of money ><