Windows 8 Phone Could Change Gaming

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/ August 23, 2012

WEB PRO NEWS–Windows 8 Phones are still not out yet, but support for the platform is growing. To be really successful, Microsoft is going to need to get game developers on board. People flock to iOS and Android for the gaming experience and that experience just isn’t there yet on Windows Phone 7 for the most part. Windows Phone 8 might just change that with a little help from a certain game engine.

Unity has been announced for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. For those who don’t know, Unity is an immensely popular game engine that runs on just about every platform including iOS and Android. It’s been used to develop countless games and the engine is complimented by thousands of add-ons from the community.

“Our mission at Unity has always been to provide solutions for developers to effortlessly bring their work to as many different platforms as possible,” said David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies. “The Unity community has been asking for access to Windows Phones and have been eagerly anticipating the release of Windows 8. We’re happy to announce that we will support both.”

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