Getting your PC set up for Kodu Game Lab

Ready to try creating your own video games?  Let’s get started!

First things first: PC Requirements: 

Supported Operating System

Windows 10 , Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP

A graphics card that supports DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 2.0 or higher is required. .NET Framework 4.0 or higher is required. XNA Framework 4.0 Redistributable is required.


To check and update DirectX settings, check out this article.

Download latest .NET framework here (choose any version 4.0 or higher)

Download XNA Framework 4.0 Redistributable here


Download Kodu:

Link to Software Download

TIP: Regular users should download and install KoduSetup.EXE.  The other version is for system administrators.