This excerpt taken from the ATVI 10-Q filed Feb 8, 2006.
In order to qualify for the Royalty Incentive Program, the following requirements must be met.
a. Approved Concept Submission Form. Publisher must send Microsoft a completed Concept submission form (in a format to be provided by Microsoft) for any Software Titles Publisher intends to qualify for the Royalty Incentive Program no later than [*] In order for FPUs to qualify for the Royalty Incentive Program, Publishers Concept for the Software Title must be received on time and approved by Microsoft.
b. J-signed. Only FPUs that are J-signed (as defined in the Xbox 360 Publisher Guide) to technically restrict their operation to Xbox consoles made for the Japan and Asian Sales Territories will qualify for the Royalty Incentive Program.
e. Public Relations. In order to qualify for the Royalty Incentive Program, Publisher must allow Microsoft to publicly disclose that the Software Title will be released on Xbox 360 in the Japan or Asian Sales Territories.
f. Timely Payment. Publisher must pay royalty fees on time in accordance with this Agreement or its credit arrangement with Microsoft in order to qualify for the Royalty Incentive Program.