As part of our ongoing efforts to surface quality content, you may have noticed some changes to the content within the featured sort. The initiative is designed to surface a greater variety of engaging content at a greater frequency. While we are currently rotating weekly, this is subject to change in the future.
What requirements change?
- The Featured sort will be rotating based on engagement hours and popularity.
- Developers no longer need to submit an application to have their games featured.
What is the criteria for featured games?
- Your game will be automatically eligible for this opportunity based on player engagement & popularity on the games sort.
How many games are featured at a time?
- 20 PC
- 15 Tablet & Phone
Is Xbox featuring impacted by the new process?
- Our Xbox Featuring process doesn’t change. We will be actively reaching out to developers who qualify to the opportunity. You will be contacted by the Developer Relations Team if your game is eligible for Xbox Featuring.
What’s the rotation?
- Weekly on Mondays (this is subject to change)
How do I know if my game is added to the Featured Games Sort?
- You will receive a notification on the Developer Forum when your game is added to the sort.