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Unity now supports Xbox One X development

The Unity game development engine welcomes support for Microsoft’s souped-up mid-generational console update, the Xbox One X.

Alissa McAloon, Publisher

August 15, 2017

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Unity has announced that, starting now, its popular game development engine will offer support for Microsoft’s mid-generation hardware update, the Xbox One X. 

The inclusion of Xbox One X support means that game developers creating projects within Unity are now able to take advantage of the souped-up hardware and 4K HDR output the One X has to offer.

For developers already working on an Xbox One title through Microsoft's ID@Xbox indies initiative, Unity says making use of the One X support is “as easy as changing some quality settings”.

Otherwise, access to the utility requires devs to sign up for the ID@Xbox publishing program and register as a Microsoft developer to gain access to the Xbox developer portal and the Xbox One Unity editor. More details on that process can be found on Unity’s blog and the ID@Xbox website

About the Author(s)

Alissa McAloon

Publisher, GameDeveloper.com

As the Publisher of Game Developer, Alissa McAloon brings a decade of experience in the video game industry and media. When not working in the world of B2B game journalism, Alissa enjoys spending her time in the worlds of immersive sandbox games or dabbling in the occasional TTRPG.

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