XNA Game Studio 3.0 beta is now available for download!

The framework and tools team has been hauling A over the last few months to get this to you and they are justly proud of themselves.  A key factor in the beta is that you can’t deploy to your Xbox in this version – this is mostly to try out things while developing on your PC….

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Seeing the community’s XNA games on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

So I went home early today with a  snoggy head cold…which gave me the perfect excuse to try out the beta code and the community games launcher. It’s a bit tricky I admit – once you redeem the code, you have to go over to My Games Area, make sure you have XNA Creators Club…

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Welcome to the XNA Community Games beta!

So, it all begins here. Writing a game that someday thousands of people will play on their Xboxes. Or, if you are more an armchair dev, helping other people fulfill their dreams by reviewing their game. Http://creators.xna.com  now has what you need to get started.  You can buy a creators club membership…which unlocks the special…

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