The coming timetable for this year's Game Developers Conference – which ran between the 18th and the 22nd of March – has revealed how Microsoft will discuss its plans to expand Xbox Live support to Android, iOS and Nintendo Switch.
He wants to play a cross platform to go beyond the crafting-popular survival game Minecraft and supporting other multiple titles. The technology technology will provide a first look at the SDK that enables developers to connect players across multiple platforms – including Switch – with "any game" that is available in the Microsoft Store on Windows computers. In essence, it would allow Xbox Live achievements, social systems and multipliers to be added to games on the above devices.
Below is the full outline of the panel:
Xbox Live is one of the largest, most connected gaming communities on the planet with decades of experience that provides game managed services to developers who save you time and unlock them; All the social and engagement features played by players.
Now Xbox Live is about to get MACH more. Xbox Live is expanding from 400M games and reach to over 68M of active players for devices over 2B with the release of our new cross platform XDK.
Check the SDK to enable game developers to connect players between iOS, Android and Switch in addition to Xbox and any Microsoft Store game on Windows computers.
– Xbox Live players are really active and active on Xbox and PC, but now they can take their gaming achievement history, their friends list, their clubs, and more with them to almost every screen.
– This will break barriers to developers who wish to feed more freely across platforms. Combined with PlayFab gaming services, this means less work for game developers and more time to focus on making games fun.
– Game service engineers who are looking to save time and expand their customer base by installing Microsoft-controlled game services handling social interactions, communication and multipliers across billions of screens.
– Game producers who intend to plan a multi platform platform that brings the most active and qualified players into a community where they can watch, buy, play, pause, and continue with. u games from a next device on top of the most reliable society and multi-player network in the world.
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