Indie Devs Were Paid out $1.2 Billion by Xbox This Generation

October 25, 2019
Indie Devs Were Paid out $1.2 Billion by Xbox This Generation

Since [email protected] launched five years ago, independent developers have been paid out $1.2 billion by Xbox.

Talking to Kotaku Australia, Chris Charla, the program's lead, shared some interesting insights of the program and it's financial benefits.

[email protected] launched back in 2014 as a way to help indie devs bring their games to the Xbox platform. Since then, more than 1000 games have been launched through the program.

"We've paid more than $1.2 billion to independent developers for games that have come through the ID program," said Charla.

He didn't share numbers on how much each studio has made, but there's no doubt that the program has helped a large number of indie devs reach new communities and increase their profits.