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The Hosts
Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson Host Xbox Live Twitter
Rubes Co-Host Xbox Live Twitter
Chris Charla Director of the ID @ Xbox Program
Mention Links
Xbox Live Creators Program
Have a game you wanna ship on ID@Xbox?
incredibly Strange Games Zine
Janina Gavankar, the face of Star Wars Battlefront II
Ooblets, check it out
ID@Xbox Celebrates The Release Of More Than 500 Games On Xbox One And Windows 10

Congratulations to Chris Charla and the rest of the ID@Xbox team and developers on reaching this milestone achievement. Chris shares some thoughts on the state of the ID@Xbox program below:

A little more than three years ago, we took to the stage at Gamescom to unveil a brand-new program for Xbox One. Our goal was to make sure Xbox players have access to the best, most diverse collection of games by making sure  we enabled developers of all shapes and sizes to self-publish their creations on Xbox One.

Today, thanks to the efforts of independent developers from around the world and the fans who support them, we’re proud to reveal that after an amazing month of releases that included console exclusive Beep Games’ Voodoo Vince: Remastered, console launch exclusives Thimbleweed Park from Terrible Toybox and Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition from Paradox Interactive, and dozens of others, we’ve surpassed 500 games released through the ID@Xbox program.

Today’s news is a cool milestone not just for us at ID@Xbox and the independent game developer community; it’s a milestone for everyone who loves great games. In 2016 alone, tens of millions of people played an ID@Xbox title on Xbox One or Windows 10 – what’s more, those players spent more than a billion hours playing ID@Xbox games.  We’ve seen some incredibly rad titles recently, from the critically acclaimed Firewatch from Campo Santo, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime by Asteroid Base, and of course Inside by Playdead (a big winner from the recent British Academy Game Awards). And let’s not forget other fan favorites like Superhot team’s Superhot, Night School Studio’s Oxenfree, Hi-Rez Studios’ Smite, Pit People from The Behemoth, Studio Wildcard’s Ark: Survival Evolved, Wizards of the Coast’s Magic Duels: Origins, Roblox Corporation’s Roblox, The Molasses Flood’s Flame in the Flood, Spotlightor Interactive’s Candleman, ToyLogic’s Happy Wars, Other Ocean’s #IDARB, and so so many more cool titles.

We’re also incredibly proud that ID@Xbox has helped developers bring games to Xbox and Windows 10 that are as diverse and interesting as the world of players that enjoy them. With games like E-Line Media’s Never Alone, Team17’s Beyond Eyes, Sassybot’s Fragments of Him, Bracket Games’ three fourths home, and many others tackling meaningful – and sometimes previously unattempted – subject matter, these developers are not only broadening the landscape of games players can enjoy, but offering inclusive experiences and perspectives that represent our worldwide community of gamers. With forthcoming titles like Culture Shock Gamers’ We Are Chicago and Arconyx’s I, Hope, this is meaningful, groundbreaking content we can’t wait to see more of.

With more than 2000 studios having dev kits in hand, more than 1000 games currently in development, and Project Scorpio coming later this year, the future is bright for both the gaming community and ID@Xbox program.  We’ve got an incredible slate of hotly anticipated ID@Xbox games – that you know about! – on the horizon including the hotly-anticipated Xbox One exclusive Cuphead from StudioMDHR, and console launch exclusives like Capybara’s Below, AURORA44’s Ashen, and Fullbright’s Tacoma. We can’t wait to share more ID@Xbox goodness with you soon.

A sincere thanks to all the developers and fans who have helped ID@Xbox reach this milestone. Every time I look at the games that have shipped, and the forthcoming titles coming through the program, I’m reminded that we’re really in a golden age for independent games — and the art form of games in general — and it feels great to be a part of helping those games come to Windows 10 and the Xbox One family of devices, including Project Scorpio later this year.

For more news about upcoming ID@Xbox titles, check out Xbox Wire – and be sure to follow Chris Charla (@iocat) and ID@Xbox on Twitter.

Here is a list of the ID@Xbox titles released on Xbox One and Windows 10 to date, with plenty more coming in the future:

10 Second Ninja X
1001 Spikes
101 Ways To Die
2020: My Country
6180 the moon
88 Heroes
A Pixel Story
Aaru’s Awakening
Acorn Assault: Rodent Revolution
Action Henk
Action News Heroes
Active Soccer 2 DX
Adventures of Pip
Air Guitar Warrior
Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space
Alto’s Adventure
Amazing Princess Sarah
Among the Sleep
Animated Puzzles
Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition
AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition
Aritana and the Harpy’s Feather
ARK: Survival Evolved (Game Preview)
Astroneer (Game Preview)
Awesomenauts Assemble!
Axiom Verge
Azkend 2: The World Beneath
BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition
Baila Latino
Bard’s Gold
Baseball Riot
Battle High 2 A+
Beach Buggy Racing
Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians
Beatsplosion for Kinect
Bedlam – The Game By Christopher Brookmyre
Beyond Eyes
Bike Mayhem 2
Blackwood Crossing
Blast Brawl 2
Blast ‘Em Bunnies
Bloons TD 5
Blue Estate
Blue Rider
Blue-Collar Astronaut
Blues and Bullets Episode 1
Bokosuka Wars II
Bombing Busters
Boom Ball 2 for Kinect
Boom Ball for Kinect
Breach & Clear: Deadline
Bridge Constructor
Bridge Constructor Stunts
Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse
Cannon Brawl
Carmageddon: Max Damage
Casey Powell Lacrosse 16
Cast of the Seven Godsends – Redux
Castle Crashers Remastered
Castle Invasion: Throne Out
CastleStorm – Definitive Edition
Cel Damage HD
Chime Sharp
Claire: Extended Cut
Clicker Heroes
Clockwork Tales: Of Glass and Ink
Clouds & Sheep 2
ClusterPuck 99
Coffin Dodgers
Color Symphony 2
Commander Cherry’s Puzzled Journey
Cosmo Run
Crypt of the NecroDancer
Crypt of the Serpent King
Cubot – The Complexity of Simplicity
D/Generation HD
Dad Beat Dads
Dangerous Golf
Dark Arcana: The Carnival
Dead Effect 2
Dear Esther: Landmark Edition
Death Squared
Death God University
Don’t Starve: Giant Edition
Doodle God: Ultimate Edition
Dovetail Games Euro Fishing
Draw a Stickman: EPIC
Drawful 2
Dreamals: Dream Quest
Dungeon of the Endless
Dungeon Punks
Dynamite Fishing – World Games
Earthlock: Festival of Magic
Eekeemoo Splinters of the Dark Shard
Electronic Super Joy
Emily Wants To Play
Energy Cycle
Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood
Enigmatis: The Ghosts of Maple Creek
Enter The Gungeon
Ethan: Meteor Hunter
Eventide: Slavic Fable
EVERSPACE (Xbox Game Preview)
Exile’s End
Extreme Exorcism 
Factotum 90
Fat City
Fenix Furia
Fermi’s Path
Fibbage: The Hilarious Bluffing Party Game
Fire: Ungh’s Quest
Four Sided Fantasy
Fragments Of Him
Friday Night Bullet Arena
Fruit Ninja Kinect 2
Full Mojo Rampage
Funk of Titans
G Prime Into The Rain
Gas Guzzlers Extreme
Anima: Gate of Memories
Gear Gauntlet
Gemini: Heroes Reborn
Ghost Blade HD
Giana Sisters: Dream Runners
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut
Gimme Five
Ginger: Beyond the crystal
Goat Simulator
Goat Simulator: Mmore Goatz Edition
Grim Legends: The Forsaken Bride
Gryphon Knight Epic
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition
Guns, Gore and Cannoli
Super GunWorld 2
GunWorld: Xbox One Edition
Hack, Slash & Backstab
Hand of Fate
Happy Dungeons
Happy Wars
Hard Reset Redux
Has-Been Heroes
HeartZ: Co-Hope Puzzles
Her Majesty’s SPIFFING
Horse Racing 2016
Hunter’s Legacy
Hyper Light Drifter
Hyper Void
Hyperdrive Massacre
I Am Bread
I, Zombie
In Between
In Space We Brawl: Full Arsenal Edition
Infinity Runner
Inside My Radio
Into the Belly of the Beast
Ittle Dew 2
Jet Car Stunts
Jotun: Valhalla Edition
JumpJet Rex
Kaiju Panic
Kerbal Space Program
Kick & Fennick
KickBeat Special Edition
Kill The Bad Guy
King Oddball
Kingdom: New Lands
Kitty Powers’ Matchmaker
Knee Deep
Knight Squad
Kung-Fu for Kinect
LA Cops
Land It!
Layers of Fear
Leo’s Fortune
Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey Remastered
Level 22
Lies Of Astaroth
Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition
Line of Defense Tactics
Lost Sea
Lovely Planet
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime
Magic Duels
Magnetic: Caged Closed
MagNets: Fully Charged
Maldita Castilla EX – Cursed Castile
Mantis Burn Racing
Manual Samuel
Masquerade: The Baubles of Doom
Massive Chalice
Mega Coin Squad
Mimic Arena
Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae
Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight
Momonga Pinball Adventures
Monkey King Saga
Monkey Pirates
Mount & Blade: Warband
MX Nitro
Mystery Castle
Neon Chrome
N.E.R.O.: Nothing Ever Remains Obscure
Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna)
Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call
Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart
Ninja Pizza Girl
No Time To Explain
Oceanhorn – Monster of Uncharted Seas
Octodad: Dadliest Catch
Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty
OlliOlli2: XL Edition
One Hundred Ways
Organic Panic
Pang Adventures
Paranautical Activity
Party Hard
Perfect Woman
Pier Solar and the Great Architects
Pinball Arcade
Pinball FX2
Pix the Cat
Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic
Pixel Piracy
Plague Inc: Evolved
Pneuma: Breath of Life
Pool Nation FX
Prison Architect: Xbox One Edition
Project Root
Pumped BMX +
Punch Club
Pure Chess Grandmaster Edition
Pure Hold’em
Pure Pool
Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition
Quantum Rush: Champions
Quatros Origins
Q.U.B.E.: Director’s Cut
Quest of Dungeons
R.B.I. Baseball 16
R.B.I. Baseball 17
R.B.I. Baseball 14
R.B.I. Baseball 15
Reagan Gorbachev
Rebel Galaxy
Replay: VHS is not dead
RevErsi Quest
Riptide GP: Renegade
Riptide GP2
Rise & Shine
Rivals of Aether (Game Preview)
Rock ‘N Racing Off Road DX
Grand Prix Rock ‘N Racing
Rock Zombie
Rocket League
Rocket Riot
Rogue Legacy
Rogue Stormers
RWBY: Grimm Eclipse
Saturday Morning RPG
Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark
Shadow Complex Remastered
Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero
Shift Happens
Shovel Knight
Shred It!
Siegecraft Commander
Silence – The Whispered World 2
Sixty Second Shooter Prime
Sky Force Anniversary
Skyling: Garden Defense
Slain: Back from Hell
Slender: The Arrival
Slice Zombies for Kinect
Slime Rancher (Game Preview)
Snake Pass
Sniper Elite 4
Snooker Nation Championship (Game Preview)
So Many Me
Soda Drinker Pro
Solar Shifter EX
Song of the Deep
Soul Axiom
Sparkle 2
Sparkle Unleashed
Speedboat Challenge
Spy Chameleon
Squid Hero for Kinect
Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy
Stardew Valley
Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax
Starpoint Gemini 2
Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones
SteamWorld Dig
Steel Rain X
Stern Pinball Arcade
Stick it To The Man
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure
Stories of Bethem: Full Moon
Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut
Sublevel Zero Redux
Subnautica (Game Preview)
Super Dungeon Bros
Super Mega Baseball Extra Innings
Super Mutant Alien Assault
Super Night Riders
Super Party Sports: Football
Super Time Force
Super Toy Cars
Sword Coast Legends
Table Top Racing: World Tour
Tachyon Project
Talent Not Included
Tennis in the Face
Tetrobot and Co.
The Assembly
The Banner Saga
The Banner Saga 2
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth 
The Bridge
The Bug Butcher
The Bunker
The Deer God
The Escapists
The Escapists: The Walking Dead
The Fall
The Final Station
The Flame in the Flood
The Golf Club
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II
The Inner World
The Jackbox Party Pack
The Jackbox Party Pack 2
The Jackbox Party Pack 3
The Jackbox Party Trilogy
The Little Acre
The Living Dungeon
The Long Dark (Game Preview)
The Magic Circle: Gold Edition
The Park
The Sexy Brutale
The Solus Project
The Sun and Moon 
The Swapper
The Swindle
The Turing Test
The Witness
The World 2: Hunting BOSS
Thimbleweed Park
Thomas Was Alone
Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops
Toby: The Secret Mine
Toto Temple Deluxe 
Tower of Guns
TowerFall Ascension
Toy Odyssey
Trulon: The Shadow Engine
Uncanny Valley
Unnamed Fiasco
Use Your Words
Vertical Drop Heroes HD
Volgarr the Viking
Wand Wars
Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide
Warhammer Quest
Wasteland 2 
We Are Doomed
We Are The Dwarves
We Happy Few (Game Preview)
Westerado: Double Barreled
Wheels of Aurelia
Whispering Willows
World of Van Helsing: Deathtrap
Worlds of Magic: Planar Conquest
Worms Battlegrounds
Worms W.M.D
Yasai Ninja
Zombie Army Trilogy
Zombie Driver Ultimate Edition
Zombie Vikings

For the month of May, Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games – two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 – as part of the Games with Gold program. You can play both Xbox 360 titles on your Xbox One with Backward Compatibility.

On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut ($14.99 ERP) for free during the month of May. Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris ($19.99 ERP) will be available as a free download from May 16th to June 15th.


On Xbox 360, starting Monday, May 1st, Star Wars: The Force Unleased II ($19.99 ERP) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through May 15th. Then on May 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga ($19.99 ERP) for free through May 31st.


Read more about May Games with Gold titles over at Xbox Wire.

See last month’s Games With Gold here.

*Titles are available as free downloads for qualifying Xbox Live Gold members in all markets where Xbox Live is available. Some regions may offer different titles depending on market availability.


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Content: Save the Ninja Clan
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until 12:01 AM EST on the release date (05/06/2017).

Save the Ninja Clan is a platformer for casual players as well as speed runners. There are two ways to play this game: play through the normal story mode or find secrets (bugs) in the game to annoy the Game Manager watching. An evil ninja kidnapped your friends. You must collect scrolls in order to find your friends and save them. You will play as different ninjas as the journey progresses. Each ninja has a different ability: Green ninja has a double jump, Purple Ninja has a sprint, and the Grey Ninja has a dash (with temporary invincibility).

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Content: Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition
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Game Description: Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition puts you in charge of a growing city – from the ground-breaking of its first streets to the ever-changing needs of thousands of citizens. Design, build, and manage the city of your dreams, from public services to civic policies, and challenge yourself to grow from a simple town to a bustling metropolitan hub. Cities: Skylines is an award-winning, best-selling management game, now available for the Xbox One with all of its robust city-simulation gameplay and unique charm along for the ride. The Xbox One Edition includes the base game and the popular After Dark expansion, allowing players to plan and design for their cities’ nightlife and tourist attractions.

Purchase Cities: Skylines – Xbox One Edition for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Colossal Order
Publisher: Paradox Interactive
Website: Cities: Skylines
Twitter: @ColossalOrder / @PdxInteractive / @Cities_PDX

Content: Race The Sun
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Game Description: You are a solar-powered craft. The sun is your death timer. Hurtle towards the sunset at breakneck speed in a futile race against time. Delay the inevitable by catching speed boosts which reverse the setting sun – if only for a moment. Race The Sun is inspired by arcade games of the past with a focus on high scores, short game sessions, and pure fun mingled with nerve-wracking tension. The rules are simple: don’t crash, stay in the light, and don’t slow down!

Purchase Race The Sun for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Flippfly
Publisher: Flippfly
Website: Race The Sun
Twitter: @Flippfly

Content: Deformers
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Game Description: Deformers is a fast and frantic multiplayer combat arena game. Smash up your friends in couch co-op, or team up and fight against others online! Team up to take down your enemies with online couch co-op or battle your buds in a free-for-all death match! Aliens and Animals and Blobs, Oh My! Chose from dozens of Forms that range from cute to crazy. Battle across deserts, decrepit ruins, and even under the big top!

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Product Info:
Developer: Ready At Dawn
Publisher: GameTrust Games
Website: Deformers
Twitter: @RAD_Studios / @DeformersGame