Gamasutra writes: The response of the creator community to XNA Game Studio has been overwhelmingly positive. At the time of this writing, there has been over 800,000 downloads of XNA tools. Over 400 academic institutions incorporated XNA Game Studio and C# into their computer science curriculums.
As many have foreseen – and passionately anticipated – the next step for community game development is to let creators share their games widely with others. We are pleased to announce that in spring of this year we will enable community game distribution with a beta for Xbox LIVE.
This article assumes you already know how to use XNA Game Studio, you have an XNA Creators Club premium membership, and are familiar with the Xbox 360 console. However, if you are a new creator or want to be a creator, don't sweat it.