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

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Chapter 10. Net

The Net namespace is one of the more interesting components of XNA Game Studio because it allows you to create networked, multiplayer games for use over system link or Xbox Live against other human players. The short gist of it is, yes, you can create a multiplayer game with a single Creators Club/App Hub account by writing and testing networking code on multiple PCs running the project in XNA Game Studio, with or without a connected Xbox 360. By developing with a mix of Windows and Xbox 360 machines, you can build a multiplayer game for the Creators Club/App Hub market without any extra licenses. This chapter focuses on covering the Net namespace as a quick reference. I will forego an example in this chapter because the subject ...

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