GamerServicesComponent Constructor

Creates a new GamerServicesComponent.

Namespace: Microsoft.Xna.Framework.GamerServices
Assembly: Microsoft.Xna.Framework.Game (in

public GamerServicesComponent (
         Game game


The game that will be associated with this component.

Exception typeCondition
  • If the current game uses the XNA Framework Redistributable. This file does not include Games for Windows – LIVE functionality.
  • If another Games for Windows – LIVE title is running already.
ArgumentNullException serviceProvider is null.
InvalidOperationExceptionThe gamer services functionality is already initialized.


Games for Windows - LIVE is unavailable to finished games. This functionality is not included in the redistributable version of the XNA Framework. A game that attempts to use these components without XNA Game Studio installed will result in a GamerServicesNotAvailableException.

Xbox 360, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Phone 7

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