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With just a press of a few buttons, Xbox One becomes Devkit

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Youtube user Corbman confirmed that every Xbox One is a developer console via an instructional video posted to the Youtube channel Game Tuts over the weekend.

Corbman instructs users to press the following to enable developer mode; Settings, System Tab, and hit the shoulder buttons followed by the triggers (LB RB LT RT), within that menu users will find a checkbox titled "Devkit".

Polygon also reported on the story, citing Reddit user XboxOneDev, who has been flagged as a true Xbox One Developer, warning users to shy away from touching unfamiliar options in the menus,

"Please don't mess with anything here for the time being, especially the sandbox ID, you risk putting your box into a boot loop."

XboxOneDev continues, stating, "I have no idea how far along the ID @ Xbox program is. There are many concerns such as privacy, security, stability etc.., that need to be sorted out before we can allow anyone and everyone to simply sideload an app onto their box."

While VP Marc Whitten certainly confirmed each Xbox One will be a developer kit and available to all, it was later revealed the functionality would not be released alongside the console on it's November 22nd launch, and was to shortly follow.

Examiner encourages users to heed XboxOneDev's warning and tread lightly with their new $500 consoles, and stay tuned to Examiner for news on when this feature and more become fully unlocked.

The ability for each and every purchaser to develop for the Xbox One is sure to be an interesting perk to the console in the coming years. Analysts and journalists wonder if the inclusion will result in heavy quality control and monitoring by Microsoft, or more of a wild west with indie games, as was the case with the Xbox Live Indie Games. While XBLIG did produce some entertaining Minecraft clones, no titles were viewed as real blockbusters, and most successful or promising titles were moved over to the much more successful Xbox Live Arcade platform.

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