ID@Xbox Program Reveals Studios Working On Xbox One Games

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Today on Xbox Wire, Chris Charla, Director of ID@Xbox, announced 32 studios that have already signed up for the program.

The purpose of ID@Xbox is to make it easy for independent developers to make the games that they want and publish them directly to the Xbox Marketplace. The process seems easy enough and based on the caliber of talent that have signed up, it seems like it's heading towards success. Seriously, look at this list pulled from Kotaku:

  • iNis — Gitaroo Man, Lips, Demons' Score
  • Comcept — Soul Sacrifice, Mighty No. 9
  • Vlambeer — Super Crate Box, Ridiculous Fishing
  • Double Eleven — LittleBigPlanet Vita
  • Slightly Mad Studios — Project CARS
  • Born Ready — Strike Suit Zero
  • Crytek — Crysis, Ryse: Son of Rome
  • Happion Labs — Energy Hook
  • Chris Hecker — Spy Party
  • Team 17 — Worms
  • Panic Button — Injustice: Gods Among Us (Ultimate Edition)
  • Double Fine — Psychonauts, The Cave, Other things
  • Drinkbox — Gucamelee, Mutant Blobs Attack
  • Team Colorblind — Aztez
  • Signal Studios — Toy Soldiers
  • Zen Studios — Pinball FX, Zen Pinball
  • Bongfish — Motorcross Madness
  • HalfBrick — Jetpack Joyride
  • NinjaBee — A Kingdom for Keflings
  • Zeyboyd Games — Cthulu Saves the World
  • Nicalis — Cave Story, VVVVVV
  • The Men Who Wear Many Hats — Organ Trail
  • Iron Galaxy — Divekick
  • Jackbox Games — You Don't Know Jack
  • High Voltage Software — The Conduit
  • Capybara Games — Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP
  • Behaviour — Doritos Crash Course
  • Hidden Path — Defense Grid, Windborne
  • Gaijin Games — Bit.Trip
  • The Odd Gentlemen — The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom
  • WayForward — DuckTales Remastered
  • Other Ocean — Monsters Love Candy

Looking Good Microsoft!

Drinkbox Studios, makers of one of my personal favorites, Guacamelee, state that their experience with ID@Xbox has been "great so far," and hopefully it stays that way. Granted, this is a list of studios who have signed up so far so there is no way of knowing who is actually making games for Xbox One. 

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