Project Spark is a game creation video game for Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Xbox One. The game was announced during Microsoft's E3 2013 press event, and was launched as a Windows open beta in December 2013, and an Xbox One beta in March 2014.
Project Spark Is a digital canvas which can be used to make games, movies and other experiences. A player can download other user-generated content, remix that content or create content of their own. A player can use the Xbox controller, keyboard and mouse, touch-devices, Kinect and SmartGlass to build experiences. Kinect can be used to animate models and record audio. The created environments can contain mountains, rivers, and towns. The player can also create events, like inter-character battles. Created items and objects are able to be shared with other players.
Recently Microsoft announced that it will be dropping the micro transactions based revenue model for its Project Spark game creation game and will make it completely free starting October 5.
Project Spark has been quite a popular game world creation video game for Windows 8.1 and Xbox One. Although the game itself is free, users were required to purchase DLC such as tools and enhancements for new experiences. Now, the company has announced that all such content will also be given for free.
The downloadable content will be made available to new and existing gamers from October 5. Additionally, the game is set to receive a major update on the same day that will bring new assets and the restrictions on terrain and props will be removed. Changes to the achievements system will also be part of this update.