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Canadian Game Developers Sign On to ID@Xbox

Microsoft announced that more than 200 developers, including  Compulsion Games, Frima, HB Studios, Holmade Games and Xona Games from Canada, have signed on to its Independent Developers Publishing Program (ID@Xbox) for Xbox One.

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New Developers Sign On to ID@Xbox

It has been an exciting couple months for ID@Xbox. We created this program to make it easy for independent developers to bring their innovative ideas to Xbox One, and the response from the community continues to be amazing!

In December, we gave you a first look at developers worldwide who joined the program. Without further ado, below are some more ID@Xbox developers hard at work on their games. Remember, this list is by no mean exhaustive – more than 200 developers are already creating games using dev kits provided by ID@Xbox right now – it’s just a sample of the many independent developers who will be bringing their games to Xbox One.

Honestly when I look at this list, all I can say is “wow.” It’s incredibly humbling to see so many fantastic studios there supporting Xbox One, from XBLIG and XBLA alumni like Ska Studios and Humble Hearts, to new studios like Glass Bottom Games and Heart Machine, and veterans including Robomodo, Zoë Mode and Playdead. We could not be more excited!

ID@Xbox is a global program and we’re committed to bringing the best from around the world to Xbox One. The first ID@Xbox games are in certification now and, as always, we continue to look for ways to improve the creation process for our ID@Xbox partners with new processes and tools. Stay tuned for updates on both soon!

• 4gency
• A Crowd of Monster
• Alientrap Games
• The Behemoth
• BetaDwarf
• Big Ant Studios
• Bloober Team
• Blowfish Studios
• Brain in a Jar
• Brushfire Games
• Cherry Pop Games Ltd
• Codeglue
• Code-Monkeys
• Compulsion Games
• Crunching Koalas
• Deco Digital
• Empty Clip Studios
• Escalation Studios
• EXOR Studios
• FarSight Studios
• Fatshark
• Flix Interactive
• Four Door Lemon Ltd
• Frambosa
• Frima
• Glass Bottom Games
• HB Studios
• Headup Games
• Heart Machine
• Holmade Games
• Humble Hearts LLC
• I Fight Bears
• Implausible Industries
• Iridium Studios
• iSquared Games Ltd
• Larian Studios
• Mediatonic
• MeinMein
• Mighty Rabbit Studios
• Mimimi Productions
• nDreams Ltd
• NeocoreGames
• No Goblin
• n-Space
• Piwot
• Pixel Balloon
• Playdead
• Rebellion
• Relentless Software
• RetroCoders
• Ripstone
• Robomodo
• Ska Studios
• Smudged Cat Games Ltd
• Snowrunner
• Spry Fox
• Tiny Castle Studios
• Toxic Games
• Vector Unit
• Vertigo Games BV
• VooFoo Studios
• Warhorse Studios
• WaterMelon
• Xona Games
• Zoë Mode