Xenko Beta version is available for free.
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The installer allows you to manage the different versions of Xenko

Access the Xenko runtime source code via GitHub

Terms of use

What follows is a summary of our license agreement. It is here for information purposes only. For the precise legal terms, read the full License Agreement

You can use Xenko Beta to create commercial or non-commercial games and distribute them without any charges or royalties.

You can download and explore the source code of Xenko available on GitHub to understand how the engine works without restrictions, but if you modify the code of engine, the GPL v3 License of Xenko Beta requires you to publish both your game code and changes made to Xenko.

For additional information, see our FAQ

If you are interested in different license terms or require a custom license, please contact us


We gladly accept external contributions. Feel free to submit pull requests and we will consider them for inclusion.

Contributors will need to sign electronically a Contributor License Agreement, available here (based on Harmony). It allows us to incorporate your changes in the commercial version and relicense the code easily.

Otherwise you are free to fork, as long as you follow the GPL v3 License.

System Requirements

Operating System & Hardware Windows® Desktop (7/8/8.1/10, x64, Direct3D10+)
IDE (for script development) Visual Studio 2012/2013/2015 or Xamarin Studio
For Mobile development Xamarin* (Android/iOS)
Mac Computer (iOS only)

* You automatically have a license for free if you are using Visual Studio.