Xbox One Not for Indie Developers

Most Craved: Creativity.

Michael Langleyby Michael Langley


Perhaps one of the most striking differences between Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 and it involves independent game developers.

In February Sony talked about making the PS4 specifically to make devs happy. Lead PS4 architect Mark Cerny called the console “a platform by game creators, for game creators.”

Wednesday Crave's GameRevolution site revealed developers for Xbox One games will come through Microsoft. Microsoft did hedge their bets by also adding they might adjust that business model some time in the future. Of course, if PS4 is offering dev out of the box, Xbox might not have a market left to attract "in the future." We'll see.

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