XNA Essentials

Game Programming for Xbox 360, PC + Windows Phone


4.0 revision

Are you planning a revision for XNA 4.0.  There seem to be quite a few changes and games written for older version may not be compatible.

artg - Wednesday, April 28, 2010 @ 1:39 PM

Re: 4.0 revision

There is no immediate plan of updating the book for 4.0, but I'm sure an updated version will come.  4.0 will definitely break a lot of the code.  Zune for example isn't even supported using XNA Game Studio 4.0.

The best resources on 4.0 at the moment are Shawn Hargreaves and Michael Klucher blogs:



Once I have something to announce on a new book, I'll write a blog post.  Unfortunately, at this time there is nothing concrete to announce. 


Chad Carter - Monday, May 3, 2010 @ 10:15 AM