Microsoft Wants to Extend Xbox Live Functionality to iOS and Android Games

Microsoft Wants to Extend Xbox Live Functionality to iOS and Android Games

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Microsoft is reportedly building a platform to extend Xbox Live functionality to iOS and Android games, reports The Verge.

Xbox Live is used by Windows and Xbox games for achievements, friend lists, and matches. Apparently, the Microsoft is looking to push Xbox Live cross-platform 'in a big way'.

A recent Microsoft job posting reveals some details about the plan.

"We will create a modern framework that is open-source, lightweight, extensible and scalable across various platforms including Windows Store, Windows Phone, iOS, and Android."

In order to get developers on-board, Microsoft will reportedly have fewer restrictions and offer better tools to help developers integrate the functionality into their games.

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Microsoft Wants to Extend Xbox Live Functionality to iOS and Android Games
http://seoseattle.co - July 4, 2015 at 3:52pm
A very nice discussion...
Great! - March 4, 2014 at 7:05am
Don't just say "want to". Just do it. Show us the final products already.
JoshvanHulst - March 4, 2014 at 2:49am
This is great news! This is the Microsoft I like, using innovation vs just buying out their competitors.
Hamoodi - March 3, 2014 at 10:42pm
That's a fantastic idea, great to see Microsoft explore different ways to get traction once again.
Darius - March 3, 2014 at 10:19pm
Lets forget about everything...I will ignore you guys completely when u are posting insults... What can I ask from people these days... You dont have to go insane when microsoft or apple insults another company
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