Got game development skills? Want to make a profit using those skills? With XNA and the Xbox Live! Community Games initiative, amateur devs can start raking in the cash with the games they create and put up for Xbox 360 owners all over the world to try.
Microsoft is pushing hard for smaller developers to come onboard with incentives like:
- A cut of up to 70% of the total revenue (minus promotional fees if Microsoft chooses to promote your game)
- The ability to slap on any price tag (200 MS points to 800 MS points) AKA ($2.50 to $10)
Sounds very nice from my little summary, but I’m sure it’s not all smiles and puppy dogs. Read the 1UP article for more details.