Interview with Chris Charla from ID@Xbox, LevelUp on Channel9


Chris Charla, Director of ID@Xbox, discusses independent development on Xbox One and Windows 10.

[00:57] – Who is Chris Charla
[03:25] – What is ID@Xbox and how does it work?
[04:58] – Windows 10 and the Universal App Platform
[08:35] – Why be a part of ID@Xbox on Windows 10?
[10:17] – What’s the process & how do i sign up?
[11:52] – What types of games are we looking for? All types!
[14:26] – What excites Chris most about the program
[15:13] – Chris’ message to anyone considering signing up
[16:00] – Office Hours at GDC 2016

ID@Xbox enables qualified game developers to unleash their creativity by self-publishing digital games on Xbox One and Windows 10 with Xbox Live. Find out more or sign-up at

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