Visual Studio 2017 Installation Steps

  1. If you don’t have Visual Studio installed, run the Visual Studio installer for Visual Studio 2017. Community Edition is free.
  2. Check .NET desktop development.
  3. If you intend to make iOS or Android applications, also check Mobile development with .NET.
  4. If you intend to make UWP apps (Windows tablet, phone, Xbox One), also check Universal Windows Platform development
  5. Follow these instructions to enable XNA in Visual Studio 2017: http://flatredball.com/visual-studio-2017-xna-setup/