Click here to Skip to main content
11,410,405 members (60,408 online)
Rate this: bad
good
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.
See more: Mobile XNA Win8
I read this blog:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2012/09/29/10354437.aspx?CommentPosted=true#commentmessage[^]

which says that XNA can be used to create apps for windows phone store, but in another msdn article, it says that You can’t create new XNA Framework apps that target Windows Phone OS 8.0. Below is the link:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/windowsphone/develop/jj207003%28v=vs.105%29.aspx[^]

These are two contradictory statements for me. I want to build a game for Nokia Lumia 920, Kindly correct me if I can still use XNA for Win phone 8.
Thank you.
Posted 3-Jan-13 5:22am

1 solution

Rate this: bad
good
Please Sign up or sign in to vote.

Solution 1

Yes, you can use XNA in Windows Phone 8. Open Visual Studio, File > New Project, and choose Windows Phone as your template category. You'll see this:

[Screenshot]

However, the MSDN article IS correct. If you want a full XNA solution, you're going to need to target the Windows Phone 7.1 framework. This app will still perform like you expect on Windows Phone 8 devices.
  Permalink  
v3

This content, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

  Print Answers RSS
0 Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 129
1 Sascha Lefévre 95
2 Maciej Los 68
3 BillWoodruff 60
4 OriginalGriff 60
0 Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 8,755
1 OriginalGriff 6,915
2 Maciej Los 3,390
3 Abhinav S 3,248
4 Peter Leow 3,059


Advertise | Privacy | Mobile
Web02 | 2.8.150414.5 | Last Updated 7 Feb 2013
Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2015
All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service
Layout: fixed | fluid

CodeProject, 503-250 Ferrand Drive Toronto Ontario, M3C 3G8 Canada +1 416-849-8900 x 100