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XNA® Game Studio 4.0 for Xbox 360® Developers by Jonathan S. Harbour

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Chapter 6. GamerServices

The GamerServices namespace within Microsoft.Xna.Framework is one of the most, er, entertaining collections of classes available in XNA. It gives you access to the Xbox Live avatar, friends, and player settings! Because this action-packed namespace has so much to offer, we will spend quite a bit of time here and cover every detail. First, this chapter has a quick reference to the GamerServices namespace with all of its great classes, structures, and enumerations. Then, we jump into the code and experiment with these great features!

As a side note, most of the features covered in this chapter require an Xbox Live Gold account, and it goes without saying that you need to have your Xbox 360 connected to the Net in order to ...

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