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XNA Game Studio

Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0 is a set of software tools that can be used by developers to create games for Windows Phone, Xbox LIVE Indie Games, and Windows.

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DirectX Software Development Kit

The Microsoft DirectX® SDK offers developers access to the latest tools, samples, and libraries necessary to build and deploy native Windows games and applications written in C++.

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DirectX Runtime Web Installer

The Microsoft DirectX End-User Runtime provides updates to 9.0c and earlier versions of DirectX—the core Windows technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC. You must have the latest DirectX runtime updates installed in order to run games built with XNA Game Studio 3.1.

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