Published on March 21st, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning

Xbox News at GDC 2024

This week via Xbox Wire, Microsoft Game Dev blog and Xbox Podcast, we shared a few announcements from Xbox as part of GDC (Game Developers Conference) 2024.

In brief, the news includes:

  • How Xbox supports game developers from all sizes and is fueling growth globally
    • There are currently more than 3,500 titles in more than 100 countries in active development for Xbox.
    • More than 100 titles in development for Xbox consoles via the ID@Xbox program from Southeast Asia, Africa and India.
    • This January was the highest engagement ever on Xbox consoles measured by play time including ID@Xbox program member Pocket Pair, whose Xbox Game Preview title, Palworld, has more than 10,000,000 players on Xbox so far.
  • Xbox releases the Gaming for Everyone Product Inclusion Framework for game developers
    • Today, Xbox shared publicly for the first time The Gaming for Everyone Product Inclusion Framework, a set of actionable resources meant to help game developers – and the wider games industry – weave intentionality and inclusion into the products they make via four key areas or doorways: Approachability, Representation, Globalization and Accessibility.
      • Together, we call these the Inclusive Growth Doorways.
    • To help developers get started – and use the Framework in action – Xbox created a central Resource Hub, accessible via, which includes tangible examples, best practices, case studies and more.
    • Xbox has been using and evolving this framework internally since 2019 and is thrilled to offer it for anyone to use starting today.

For more information, stay tuned to Xbox Wire, Microsoft Game Dev Blog, and Xbox Podcast.


About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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