“If the manufacturer of any software library can consider that he is entitled to a share of the installation, this is a dangerous path,” — a conversation with experts about Unity Runtime
The new Unity collection is called Runtime Fee. It got its name in honor of the Unity Runtime library set. The company believes that since libraries are installed on users’ devices along with the game, the developer must pay for it. We talked about Unity Runtime with Kirill Shabordin, the founder of Yerevan Cowboys Games, and Alexey Pechenin, the founder of Infinite Art Solutions.
Gaming companies have decided to disable the monetization of Unity Ads and ironSource in response to Unity’s new pricing policy
Against the background of changes in Unity’s pricing policy, a number of gaming companies have decided to disable the monetization of Unity Ads and ironSource in all their games. They demand to cancel the new installation fee. Among the signatories of the appeal are Azur Games, Voodoo and many others.
Unity has a new monetization. Developers will be obliged to pay with each installation and will be banned from using the engine offline (UPDATED)
Unity has announced a new pricing policy. Starting next year, if a number of conditions are met, the company will charge for each installation. Important: the installation will also be considered a reinstall (maybe it won’t be considered).
The release of WN Game Finder, a new game search service for publishers and investors, took place
WN Media Group has announced the launch of a service to search for game projects. It’s called WN Game Finder. The service is designed, on the one hand, to facilitate the work of publishers and investors to filter incoming requests, on the other, to simplify the search for finance for projects.
The announcement of RPG Maker Unite, a new version of the toolkit with support for mobile platforms, took place
Japanese studio Gotcha Gotcha Games has announced RPG Maker Unite, an updated toolkit for creating role-playing games. One of the main advantages of the new version is native support for mobile platforms.RPG Maker Unite is based on Unity.
Niantic has released a set of Lightship ARDK AR tools and opened a $20 million fund
Niantic presented its vision of a “real-time metaverse”. For these purposes, the company has released Lightship, an almost completely free set of tools for creating AR games and applications. The company also launched its own $20 million developer fund.
A new free analytical platform for mobile developers has appeared. Called ByteBrew
ByteBrew is a new analytical platform created by former mobile developers. It provides completely free access to a whole set of solutions. Among them is the ability to track retention and all in—app purchases, as well as tools for measuring attribution and conducting A/B testing.Last week, the creators of ByteBrew shared details about their platform on Reddit.
Epic Games has made the parent verification service free for all developers
Epic Games intends to make the Internet and online games safer for children. To do this, the company has opened free access to its Kids Web Services (KWS) service. With its help, parents can confirm their identity and consent to the processing of children’s personal data.Epic Games announced this together with its company SuperAwesome.
The beta version of Gruescript, a free tool for creating text quests, has been released
A new tool for creating retro text quests has appeared on the web. Gruescript allows you to develop HTML5 games that can be adapted, including for mobile. The project has an open source code and you can use it for free.The developer of the project Robin Johnson (Robin Johnson) has published its beta version on itch.io . Gruescript is distributed free of charge under the MIT license.
Green Grey introduced an AI system for the analysis of influencers. The plans are to bring it to the market
A new technological solution from Green Grey has been announced. The company, which recently announced itself with a series of investments in Russian gaming startups, has taken up analytical solutions. She introduced a service that searches for suitable bloggers using AI.