Install XNA 4.0 GS in VS 2019 Community

This might be helpful, if you have legacy XNA 4.0 projects and you want to be able to build them with Visual Studio 2019 Community.

I found this a guide on how to do it here:
http://flatredball.com/visual-studio-2019-xna-setup/

After following this guide I needed to do additionally the following steps to be able to build XNA 4.0 projects which were suggested as a workaround by roy-t in the thread here:

  1. Open a command prompt
  2. cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Community\Common7\Tools\
  3. Run VsDevCmd.bat
  4. Within VsDevCmd.bat cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Community\MSBuild\15.0\Bin\
  5. Run gacutil /i Microsoft.Build.Framework.dll

After that I am able to create new XNA 4.0 solutions and also to open and build existing ones.

Just wanted to share the solution :slight_smile:

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