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9. May 2017

 

YoyoGames have just released GameMaker Studio 2.06.  The update brings new functionality to the built in image editor ( trim, reverse frames and colour remove ).  New touch gestures have also been added, rotate and pinch.  This release also marks the first release with feature parity between the Windows and newly released Mac versions.  Additionally the Mac version now automatically installs and downloads Mono if it is not already installed.

 

Details from the press release:

The GameMaker Studio 2 update will increase developer productivity with new image editor tools and Visual Studio 2017 compatibility, while user-interface changes to the Resource Tree will imagedecrease some occurring issues from the launch version. 2.06 also includes some necessary bug fixes to ensure users receive the smoothest GameMaker Studio 2 experience possible. For more information about each fix and feature coming in the GameMaker Studio 2 2.06 update, please visit: https://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker/releasenotes

GameMaker Studio 2 for Windows PC is available as a free trial download and can be purchased through YoYo Games’ website and Steam starting at $99.99. Users of GameMaker Studio can still upgrade to GameMaker Studio 2 at a 40 percent discount until May 31, 2017. Developers interested in providing feedback to the Mac IDE can send an email to helpdesk@yoyogames.com with the subject line “Mac IDE Closed Beta” and provide their full name, country and Mac specifications (including OS version) to be considered an invite.

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