Microsoft unveils ID@Xbox program to lure indie developers to Xbox One

After unveiling its plans to support self-published games on Xbox One, Microsoft is detailing some of its additional efforts to support indie developers today. As Sony continues to woo indie developers ahead of the console wars later this year, Microsoft is launching a new Independent Developers @ Xbox (ID@Xbox) program for developers to create and publish digital games on Xbox One. Unlike the variety of programs on Xbox 360 over the years, Microsoft is promising to collate all games — whether they’re created by a team of hundreds or a single developer — into the same Xbox One Store.

Applications for the ID@Xbox program start today, but Microsoft isn’t accepting everyone into the program just yet. “For now, we’ll be open to people…

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