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AdDuplex's cross-promotion ad network now works with Xbox One apps

AdDuplex has announced that developers can now use its service to cross-promote their Windows 10 UWP apps on Xbox One. With this move, AdDuplex says that it is the first third-party ad network to add support for Xbox One apps.

Support comes via AdDuplex's latest SDK, which comes in at version 10.1. The SDK now support native Xbox One apps, and includes controller support for selecting and clicking ads. AdDuplex explains:

For Universal Windows apps that are already participating in the AdDuplex cross-promotion network, enabling Xbox One support is as easy as making sure your app runs AdDuplex SDK v.10.1 or newer and checking one checkbox in app details under Device Family

Meanwhile, if you're trying to add a new app with Xbox support, AdDuplex explains you'll have to create a new app record with Windows 10 set as the platform and Xbox selected as the device family.

This should be great news for any developer who already uses AdDuplex's cross-promotion network, especially if you're moving your app to the UWP platform and plan to add support for Xbox One.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.

2 Comments
  • This is awesome as it is proof of two things.
    1: Microsoft sees Xbox as a big part of the Windows 10 ecosystem as opposed to a separate section.
    2: Third party development for uwp is growing, otherwise aduplex wouldn't have bothered to add the option.
  • Yes. Although adverts suck. The important thing as mentioned above is that this 100% confirms UWP is gaining traction. And that Xbox as an ecosystem is entirely mergable with Scorpio and PC on the same device.