Unity3D graphics engine gets announcement for Windows Phone 8, and Windows 8

Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 to receive Unity3D-powered titles.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Aug 23 2012 5:25 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:27 PM CST

Just announced at the Unite conference that is currently being held over in Amsterdam, Unity Technologies have officially announced that they will be supporting both Windows 8, and Windows Phone 8. What does this mean?

Unity3D graphics engine gets announcement for Windows Phone 8, and Windows 8 | TweakTown.com

This means that developers are not going to have to do much work in order to port high-quality, graphics-intensive games to Windows Phone 8 from the iPhone. The news was confirmed by Edge-Online.com, where it was also revealed by Unity Technologies' CEO, David Helgason, that 53% of mobile game developers already use the Unity3D engine. Helgason said:

Our mission at Unity has always been to provide solutions for developers to effortlessly bring their work to as many different platforms as possible. 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.

NEWS SOURCE:wmpoweruser.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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