'Project Spark' open beta begins on Xbox One

Just two weeks after the closed beta for "Project Spark" launched for Xbox One owners, Microsoft has decided to open up the beta test for the game development tools to everyone who has the game console.

Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb, director of Xbox Live programming, announced that "Project Spark" open beta testing for Xbox One has now started. That means owners of the console can simply download and start using the tools without having to enter any beta unlocking code beforehand. Hryb notes,"In some cases, users that were already in the beta key queue may need to click the 'Request Beta Key' button, then exit and relaunch the game to get in for the first time."

"Project Spark" was first announced at E3 2013 in June and allows users to create all sorts of games via an easy-to-use interface. Beta testing for the tools began for Windows 8.1 users in October; any game created from that operating system can also be played on the Xbox One and vice versa. Microsoft also announced that "Project Spark" would also be released for the Xbox 360 but so far there's been no word on when that version will be released.

Source: Major Nelson | Image via Microsoft

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I'll have to wait until I get a replacement power brick, and then hopefully I can get my console back up and running before trying this.

if it's not the brick that died, I gotta send the console back. I've been without an Xbox 1 for about a week now.

Kalint said,
I've played it on PC, I found it boring

I rather enjoyed my experiences on it for PC =). Though, I havent played it much since the first few days.

Scabrat said,

I rather enjoyed my experiences on it for PC =). Though, I havent played it much since the first few days.

The whole choose A or B or go buy C, D, or E was a very meh experience.

Kalint said,
I've played it on PC, I found it boring

well its for enthusiasts, its not a game or movie. it is not suppose to entertain you instantly once you play with it, if you don't know what you supposed to do and just want to poking around it of course anything is boring. if you put time and create thing and enjoy playing it then it will become interesting