NEWS - Friday, July 26, 2013


Self-publishing coming to Xbox 360 this August

Video game developers will be able to self-publish their Xbox Live Arcade titles on Xbox 360 without the need to go through a third-party publisher starting later this summer, according to an update from The Pinball Arcade developer FarSight Studios.

That apparent change in policy comes just days after Microsoft confirmed it would allow developers to self-publish titles on its next-generation console, Xbox One. FarSight Studios mentioned the Xbox 360 self-publishing news in a newsletter, citing its own issues with publishing The Pinball Arcade through Xbox Live Arcade.

"Microsoft has just announced that indie developers (like FarSight) can now self-publish on Xbox Live Arcade instead of being required to find publishers for their games," the newsletter reads. "This means we can bring The Pinball Arcade back to the 360 ourselves, and also opens the door to an Xbox One version of The Pinball Arcade in the future!"

The Pinball Arcade and its tables were pulled from Xbox Live Arcade after the game’s original publisher, Crave Entertainment, went belly-up and Microsoft revoked its publishing license.

FarSight says the new self-publishing program will open in August. Microsoft said earlier this week that it plans to further detail its self-publishing plans at Gamescom, which runs Aug. 21 to 25.


Source: http://www.polygon.com

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 53,929
Forum Posts: 725,938
Xbox One Titles: 3,970
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 2,237
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 16,228
Screenshots: 35,855
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News







Rugby 22 Gets New Gameplay Trailer

Rugby 22 Gets New Gameplay TrailerThe presence of the Top 14, the Pro D2 and the United Rugby Championship is also confirmed. Fans will find all the clubs of these leagues, with their players and their official jerseys.


See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

2021: XBA is still here
Post by shrew king
12 Replies, 22797 Views

Watch Dogs: Legion
Post by Nato King
0 Replies, 44391 Views

Xbox Series X or S
Post by Nato King
5 Replies, 57423 Views

Spellbreak Grand Magus Pack (3) and Starter Pack (7) Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 53155 Views

I pay $ 1000! I search the Element 54 Canadian launch Team signaturen Faceplate
Post by Smill
0 Replies, 55655 Views

Xbox one no signal
Post by debrartin
0 Replies, 67315 Views

do you remember?
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 70146 Views

i haz xbox
Post by SnoochyBoochy
0 Replies, 57298 Views

Claiming the first thread of 2020
Post by Kraft
7 Replies, 97426 Views

Important! I pay $ 1000! I search the Sweden launch and the Element 54 Faceplate
Post by Smill
3 Replies, 57388 Views

Squad Up
Post by samslophead
0 Replies, 116704 Views

TERA Skinned Xbox One X Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 85229 Views

Starfield Release expectations?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 154819 Views

Issue with Xbox live on Xbox home
Post by rcmpayne
0 Replies, 98002 Views

Happy Birthday, Me.
Post by SnoochyBoochy
4 Replies, 123944 Views

© 2000-2022 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics