Presumably, the same functionality will be rolled out on Switch, iOS and Android, with social systems (friends lists, messages etc.), multiplayer and achievements to be integrated, expanding the userbase for Xbox Live in the process. Now, they may have a plan to take that one step further and make Xbox Live available on a number of other devices. Not named in the document is Microsoft rival Sony and its PlayStation platform, which has traditionally been locked out of cross-platform gaming initiatives by Sony's restrictive licence agreements.
The session scheduler for the annual game developer event already revealed that Microsoft will be announcing new cross-platform XDK specifically targeted to bring together all the major platforms that aren't blocking cross-platform play, including Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, Android and IOS.
This seems to be hinting at the fact that you'll be able to play cross-platform titles designed for mobile play and the Switch and earn Xbox achievements while playing them on another platform. Instead of coding up your own account structure and online presence, the argument goes, why not simply plug into the preexisting, millions-strong Xbox Live user base?
GDC attendees can get a first glimpse of the software development kit (SDK) which will allow them to use Xbox Live for not just Xbox titles and Microsoft PC titles, but also iOS, Nintendo Switch, and Android games. Basically, Microsoft wants to provide developers with the tools to implement Xbox Live across nearly all major platforms, expanding the network's reach to far more screens.
The move is another example of Microsoft working to sell tools to developers, rather than trying to win by making hit games and consoles themselves.
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Other EU nations taking similar action included: Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Poland, Portugal, and Sweden. Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez delivers a statement at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.
Earlier Sunday, some demonstrators outside the detention center tried to get into the facility and guards pushed them back. According to the Associated Press , the Federal Bureau of Prisons said power and heat would be fully restored on Monday.
Fox said Britain would "be able to deal" with leaving the bloc without an agreement but it would not be in the country's interest. However, the European Union refuses to renegotiate with May closed exit agreement.
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Juan Guaido speaks to supporters in a public plaza in Las Mercedes neighborhood of Caracas , Venezuela, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2019. The European Parliament called on the European Union's 28 member states Thursday to recognize Guaido.
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The IDF said that a knife was found near the point where the man crossed the fence, and "apparently belonged to the suspect". While Israel admitted to arresting the Palestinians and taking them to an unknown area, no further information was provided.
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The Port of Townsville remains open, but cargo loadings have faced interruptions due to heavy rain, a port spokeswoman said. That order sparked warnings that 21 suburbs could see flash flooding, including high velocity flows that could kill people.
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4,000 General Motors workers to be laid off starting Monday
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Iran Unveils New Cruise Missile that Can Reach Tel Aviv
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Not All Huawei's Materials Come From China, Company Says
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