YoYo Games, has announced a strategic partnership with Sony to bring PlayStation support to their flagship Game Maker technology.
This will enable Game Maker: Studio users to create and publish games for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita consoles.
The GameMaker: Studio open beta for licensed PlayStation developers is available now.
GameMaker: Studio’s exports for PS4, PS Vita and PS3 are currently in development, with availability to licensed developers expected on the following dates:
- April 30 – PS4
- May 30 – PS Vita
- June 30 – PS3
Today’s announcement is a major milestone in our strategy to make powerful, cross-platform game development more widely accessible. It’s particularly good news for the Indie development community in that it will remove the complexity barrier that exists in delivering Indie gaming experiences to PlayStation users.
Teiji Yutaka, Senior Vice President, Technology Platform of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. said:
We are pleased to be working with YoYo Games to deliver GameMaker: Studio for our PlayStation platforms. PlayStation users will soon be allowed to enjoy a wide variety of creative games including unique indie game titles from GameMaker’s growing global community of developers, which includes some of the most acclaimed independent talent in the world including indie development community.
Anyone interested in becoming a licensed PlayStation® developer should register their interest with SCE.
You can find the latest versions of Game Maker: Studio on the YoYo Games website.