Microsoft Denies Dropping Plans For Xbox One Retail Units to Double as Dev Kits


Microsoft has denied dropping plans to enable Xbox One retail units to double as developer kits.

Earlier today, Xbox Advanced Technology Group's Martin Fuller said during a Q&A that there were now "no plans" for the feature to be introduced.

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SilentNegotiator1471d ago

Thank God; that will create the lowest bar of entry for console development ever, which is great for new indie developers.

However, it's taking them quite some time. Chip chop, Microsoft.

Crazay1471d ago

I was thinking the same thing. Hurry the hell up and get it out. My friends and I are actually interested in trying a few things out.

SilentNegotiator1471d ago (Edited 1471d ago )

You're interested in this feature? On N4G they said that no one but established studios had development plans for the Xbox One and Microsoft backing out on this promise would be of zero consequence. lol fanboys

UltraNova1470d ago

Honest question,

Wont allowing all XB1s to double as developer kits give hackers a golden opportunity to strip the console of any security whatsoever?

Crazay1471d ago (Edited 1471d ago )

HAHAH! I tend to just do my gaming article reading there and rarely engage any real conversation. I do sometimes consider cutting myself at some of what i read there from users though. My solution to the stupidity - mass sterilization.

Speed-Racer1470d ago

This is why I don't write gaming news for N4G. The moment you talk about anything not Sony related, it turns into a slaughter house.