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Overview of Xbox graphics.
Standalone add-in to empower PC developers with integrated development functionality directly within Unity projects.
Manage your products and relationships with Microsoft and customers.
Microsoft GDK public API reference and conceptual guidance for topics common between building games for Xbox Game Pass for PC on Windows 10/11 and Xbox consoles.
Microsoft GDKX private API reference and conceptual guidance plus confidential information required to build games targeting Xbox consoles. Active GDKX license agreement and secure login credentials required.
Take advantage of Xbox Live features and services.
Tools to help develop and test an Xbox Live enabled title.
Set up and activate your Xbox Dev Kit.
Develop an effective LiveOps strategy and enable a complete backend platform.
Build your infrastructure on a gaming cloud with years of experience powering Xbox games and services.
Learn about advanced publishing features in Partner Center for managed partners including Add-On Store Listings, Publishing to Sandboxes, creating durable packages (DLC), and more.
Learn how to start building, shipping, and maintaining software with GitHub.
Simplygon SDK provides powerful 3d asset optimization algorithms that can be intgrated into your 3d game assets pipeline.
Developer information for the Xbox One XDK.
Best practices developed in partnership with industry experts and members of the Gaming & Disability Community.
Learn how Microsoft partners manage their relationship with Microsoft and their customers.
What you need to create a submission and get your app certified.
Get started setting up your title for Xbox Game Streaming and Xbox Remote Play.
Quickstart guides and tutorials on tools that you can use to engage your player community and keep them coming back.
A set of tools for data analytics, storage, processing, and exports.
How to set up experiments, metrics, reports, and segmentation.
Empower your players to create, upload, and search for moderated content.
Ask questions, find answers, and read the latest news in our development community forums.
An open forum for users of PlayFab to get answers to questions and provide feedback.
Community space dedicated to developing titles using Microsoft Game Core (GDK).
Microsoft GDK public GitHub repository for the software and tools needed to build games for Xbox Game Pass for PC on Windows 10/11.
Microsoft GDKX private download archive for software, tools, samples, and other learning resources (offline docs, conference materials, and more).
Public GitHub repository of cross-platform samples supporting game development for Xbox Game Pass for PC on Windows 10/11, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.
Private repository of Xbox samples supporting game development for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
The Microsoft Xbox Live Service API (XSAPI) enables game developers to access Xbox Live features, such as profile, social, presence, leaderboards, achievements, multiplayer, and more.
Learn how to leverage Xbox Live services to grow and engage your game's community with these samples.
Ensure your title is using Xbox Live Services in an optimal fashion.
Learn how to use PlayFab in your Xbox title with these samples.
Learn Microsoft's DirectML APIs to build runtime optimized implementations of your machine learning models.
Learn how to use the latest DirectX APIs to achieve your artistic vision for your game.
Havok SDK and supporting resources.
Microsoft XDK private download archive for software, tools, samples, and other learning resources (offline docs, conference materials, and more).
Public GitHub repository of legacy samples supporting only Xbox One console development.