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Microsoft's Press Play is looking to open up its development process to the world with new "transparent development initiative."

Chris Kerr, News Editor

August 18, 2015

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Newsbrief: Microsoft-owned Danish developer Press Play is looking to open up its development process to the world by letting fans decide which project it should work on next. 

According to Xbox's Major Nelson, the new "transparent development initiative" is about putting the game community "front and center" and building a game in the most open way imaginable. 

Press Play are currently looking for feedback on three different game concepts, with the team promising to start working on whichever idea has proven to be the fan favorite by September 1. 

The studio is also planning on sharing early builds of the game, and inviting community members to join company meetings and project review sessions via Skype.

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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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