Xenko was originally started by Silicon Studio, a technology and services company of 300+ employees founded in 2000, dedicated to driving entertainment forward. Silicon Studio develops world-class products to help developers maximize the potential of leading-edge digital media technology.
In 2018, Silicon Studio turned Xenko into an independent open-source community-driven project.
In 2020, Xenko was renamed to Stride.
In 2021 May, Stride joined .NET foundation.