App Dev on Xbox One Live Event 30th August 2016


Windows 10 Anniversary Update was released earlier this month  Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK, build 14393, was made accessible to any developer who wishes to build UWP applications that, for the first time ever, also target Xbox One consoles.

With so many great new features and APIs to talk about, we are excited to announce the “App Dev on Xbox” live online event where engineers will spend one day covering the new Anniversary Update SDK capabilities that enable you to build great app experiences for the TV and across other device form factors. The event will cover topics around:

  • the Anniversary Update SDK and getting started with app development on Xbox One
  • deep dive into developing apps using both XAML and Web technologies
  • guidance for designing and creating impressive TV experiences and
  • submitting your apps via the Dev Center to all UWP devices including the Xbox

The event will take place on August 30th at 9:00am PST and it is open to everyone. Head on over to the event page to add it to your calendar now and join the conversation on Twitter using #XboxAppDev where live Q&A will take place during the event.

Get started now!

In the meantime, you can get started today by downloading the free Visual Studio Community 2015 and the Anniversary Update SDK. Activate Developer Mode on your retail Xbox One or Xbox One S and checkout the docs. And make sure to visit the event page for a lot more resources and regular updates up to the event.