Boasting about Windows 10 and gaming
Stressing "open platform" bit, taking a small shot at Epic
"Through the UWP our plan is to deliver more predictable performance...greater safety...and distribution of any desktop applications"
Rise of the Tomb Raider, Killer Instinct, and Gears of Wars...Quantum Break new week all on Windows Store
"We'll be enabling ability to disable V-sync in May..."
"support for overlays, modding, and more" support coming too
"package your games" for the Store
More Project Centennial here, folks. Take old desktop games, convert to UWP app for the Store. Very BIG for Windows 10.
Phil is showing how the converter works and what Age of Empires II looks like as a UWP.
"'Age of Empires' is favorite game of our founder."
Multiplayer is here. Support for mods.
For nostalgia, bringing old games to the Store should be a big deal.
Now demoing Witcher II as a modern UWP
Mouse and keyboard support across all our devices"
Announcement: Xbox Box 'dev mode'. Convert retail Xbox One into a dev kit. #build2016
Demo of how you can convert Xbox One into dev mode. Very important development that had been talked about before.
"switch to dev mode with a single button press". Xbox reboots. Deploy and debug your app.
So cool...first look at UWP apps on the Xbox One.
"remote deploy to any Windows 10 device"
"optimized for the living room"
"the controller just works"
very little coding for devs to use the apps on Xbox One. All XAML control works with mouse, touch, and controller.
Access to same universal APIs like speech recognition and synthesis
Demo of adding text to a speech bubble by just using your voice.
Dev Home: It has everything you need as a developer including account settings.
Preview of Dev Mode for Xbox One will be available today. #build2016
More on the Anniversary Update. Bringing new UWP Store for Xbox One. Bundles, season passes, preorder. Also, Cortana coming too. #build2016
Background music coming to the Anniversary Update! More details on new features coming at E3.
"Fastest adoption of any DirectX platform yet"
With Anniversary Update... Cortana would be coming to Xbox One, and would be your personal gaming assistant.
Bunch of video clips from games, cranking music.
lol, not much to say. but hey, sounds good.