Apply to ID@Xbox now

Whether you’re planning on launching first on Xbox One consoles, or you’d like to bring Xbox Live features to your game title across multiple Windows-enabled platforms, ID@Xbox is Microsoft’s home for independent game development.

Be sure to let us know what your specific game development interest is, and make sure to include your website and/or other game development links in your application.

If you are interested in developing a game for the Universal Windows Platform with Xbox Live features, please sign up first at the Windows Development Center at, and provide your Publisher ID below. (Only developers who want to ship games including Xbox Live features need to also be a part of the ID@Xbox program. To find out more about developing for the Universal Windows Platform, please visit

Your Studio

We are a professional game development company
We are a university or educational program
We are app developers
We are part-time or hobbyist game developers
We are student game developers
Please check all that apply. Remember, you can implement Xbox Live and cross play between Xbox One and Universal Windows games using either Windows or XDK development methodologies on Xbox One.


Contact Information

Business Address

Shipping Address

Same as Business Address?

The primary contact for the ID@Xbox program? (Please be aware we require a company email address, i.e.

The primary signatory for all legal documents?