So ..my guess was very incorrect http://blogs.msdn.com/pranavwagh/archive/2006/08/1... it looks like it was real big..! XNA team announced during the Gamefest 2006-event in Seattle, the XNA Game Studio Express. Like the name says, it is a development tool to allow developers, hobbyists and students to write games for the PC and XBox360. (and its free..!). It was created to tackle with the following issues..