If you’re interested in the XBox Live Arcade and have a knack for game development, you just might be able to turn a profit through Microsoft’s newly announced distribution plans. The XNA toolset has been out for a while, allowing average folks to program new games to submit to Microsoft for inclusion in some way in their XBox Live Arcade. The exact details have been sketchy until now.
In an interview with MTV Multiplayer, XNA head Chris Satchell revealed that users who develop games for the Arcade will be able to charge 200, 400, or 800 Microsoft points for their games, and they’ll be able to keep 70% of the revenue generated, depending on a few other details regarding Microsoft-assisted promotions.
You can see all the details over at the original article: MTV Multiplayer