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Unity and Facebook form new partnership

“Integrating tools that provide effortless access to Facebook's network"

Recently Facebook told us that over 550 million people play games that are connected with Facebook every month on desktop, mobile and console, now it's hoping to grow that number with a new partnership with Unity.

"Our mission is to give people the power to discover, play and share the games they love with the people they care about," said Facebook's Leo Olebe.

"Unity is the world's leading game development platform. It's great to be working with them to help developers find new audiences for the games they pour their hearts into."

The alliance will include Facebook integration within Unity and a new PC gaming platform. Developers can apply now to be involved.

"Developers channel their talent and passion into creating amazing games, but development is only part of the challenge," added Elliot Solomon, VP of Business Development at Unity.

"Integrating tools that provide effortless access to Facebook's network is a key part of helping developers find the success they deserve."

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Latest comments (1)

Jay Moore Founder, The Alacrity Group3 years ago
Seems this is one of the most under commented announcements - Amazon going into the game tools sector as a conduit for AWS could be overshadowed as Facebook / Oculus links to Unity on its journey to be a major e-commerce platform (WeChat for the western world perhaps)?

Edited 1 times. Last edit by Jay Moore on 24th August 2016 2:52pm

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