Yoyo Games creators of the awesome GameMaker Studio 2 platform that allows you to create video games without the need to know how to program. Have this week announced a deal with Nintendo to enable games created on the GameMaker Studio platform to be exported and played on the Nintendo Switch games console.
The GameMaker Studio 2 Nintendo Switch edition is expected to be made available during the summer months of 2018. The GameMaker Studio 2 platform already supports export to Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu, Android, iOS, FireTV, Android TV, Microsoft UWP, HTML5, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Yoyo Games GM James Cox explained a little more “Nintendo has been hugely supportive of bringing independent releases to the Nintendo Switch console, and this partnership will mean even more wonderful games are released on the platform. GameMaker Studio 2 takes all the best features of the previous version and elevates game development for all levels by simplifying the process and allowing creators to focus on making fun and engaging games that can quickly come to market”