Indie Potential: Navigating ID@Xbox and Game Pass with Chloe Giusti

In the dynamic world of indie game development, opportunities for exposure and collaboration are essential for success. The Indie Superboost (ISB) series, a beacon for interactive digital media developers, is set to explore the realms of publishing with ID@Xbox and navigating the vast landscape of Game Pass in its upcoming edition. Chloe Giusti, the ID@Xbox Regional Lead, Americas at Xbox, brings her wealth of experience to the table, promising insights into the nuances of publishing indie games on the Xbox platform on Wednesday, December 13th, 2023

Unlocking the ID@Xbox Advantage:

Chloe Giusti, a stalwart with Microsoft for almost four years, will guide participants through why indie studios should consider publishing their games with ID@Xbox. The discussion will delve into the do's and don'ts when pitching to ID@Xbox, shedding light on the keys to a successful partnership. With a focus on collaboration and transparency, ISB encourages participants to engage actively, fostering an environment where questions are welcomed and opinions and expertise are valued.

The session promises an in-depth exploration of the pros and cons of aligning with ID@Xbox, providing developers with a comprehensive understanding of the potential benefits and challenges. From increased visibility and access to the Xbox gaming community to the potential hurdles of the submission process, Chloe Giusti aims to demystify the journey of publishing indie games on a global gaming platform.

Interactive Ontario's Commitment:

To further support the vibrant indie community, Interactive Ontario invites its members, including IDM producers affiliated with the Canadian Interactive Alliance/l'Alliance Interactive Canadienne (CIAIC), providing them with free admission to all ISB events. This commitment showcases the organization's dedication to fostering collaboration and growth within the industry.

Post-Event Engagement:

The conversation doesn't end with the event itself. ISB ensures that resources and discussions continue on the Interactive Ontario Discord, creating a space for ongoing collaboration and knowledge-sharing. Attendees are encouraged to join the Discord server, offering a platform for networking and building connections within the industry.

Gratitude to Supporters:

The Indie Superboost series wouldn't be possible without the unwavering support of critical partners. Interactive Ontario extends its heartfelt thanks to Ontario Creates, Canada Media Fund, and Ubisoft Toronto for their continued support in nurturing and amplifying the voices of indie developers.


As the indie gaming landscape evolves, opportunities like Indie Superboost become vital for developers seeking to make their mark. With Chloe Giusti at the helm, this edition promises to be a beacon of knowledge, empowering indie studios to successfully navigate the terrain of ID@Xbox and Game Pass. The collaborative spirit of ISB, coupled with the ongoing support of Interactive Ontario and its partners, reaffirms the commitment to fostering a thriving indie gaming ecosystem.

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