Allow us to test our games on Xbox without Xbox Live

I want to test my game on all the platforms I’m shipping to. Testing on PC with a gamepad plugged in isn’t enough; I’ve run into little discrepancies that have caused bugs to appear on console that didn’t show up on PC, so I want to be sure I’m actually doing console testing.

I don’t play any games online on Xbox, so I don’t want to have to pay for this every month just to test my own content.

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Does the Studio emulator for Xbox One help catch any of these bugs, or is that literally the same as no emulator + controller apart from screen size being different? (I haven’t used this emulator a lot, but just noticed it exists)

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I understand that now emulator just emulates screen size and resolution for UI testing, not hardware, although that is the vision.

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Companies like Rare use the Xbox Insider Program for Sea Of Thieves Alpha Testers (I myself am one). You are given a private link to download the beta, on windows and Xbox. You could use it this way for all roblox beta members or something like that.

https://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/console/xbox-insider-hub

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We need this! I got an XBox to test for Christmas and I’d rather not have to pay £40 a year to do this when the only other thing I do on it is occasionally play Forza offline

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$60*

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£…

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Aren’t you aware that USD is the only real currency? jk

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