IWP50 - Introducing Unity for Windows Phone Development

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UPDATE: Unity 4.2 is now available for Windows Phone. Check all details here: http://unity3d.com/pages/windows

We're excited to announce the public availability of Unity for Windows Phone!

I spoke with Microsoft Technical Evangelist Vlad Kolesnikov about how developers can get started right now building games for both Windows and Windows Phone using the Unity game developer ecosystem tools.

We first took a look at the first game in the Windows Phone store built using the Unity tools: Drift Mania Championship, (available here), and then dove right into using the tools to build a basic game.

Look for more information about all of our GDC 2013 announcements in our Official Developer Blog.


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    The Discussion

    • User profile image

      Will the Windows Phone support free in Unity? The addons for iOS and Android cost at least 400 dollar

    • User profile image

      Well done! I need more information on plugins development, especially for in-app purchases and ads.

    • User profile image

      I realize it's politically incorrect to consider a person's accent with the quality of a screencast, but some people will not watch if they cannot easily understand what's being said. I seriously don't feel comfortable saying this, but it has to be said.

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      Anita Kerin

      its fantastic

    • User profile image

      We need XNA 5.0 or FULL financial support of MonoGame by Microsoft. Unity is no match to Visual Studio for developers.

    • User profile image

      Nothing wrong that you sending this stuff. pretty inspiring but te sound is crappy. sorry but i think you can do better..

    • User profile image

      Nokia all software apps uplode channle 9 microsofte windose account subscsribe & feedback

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      Saad Anees

      i don't like the accent of the person sitting on the right side.

    • User profile image

      Nice avatars! Just posing to see if I'd get one automatically (like a gravatar) :)

    • User profile image

      Great!!! But xna? It's Death in visual studio 2012.

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      No puedo buscar a una persana

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      Ikenna Osi

      Is it free? Where do download the addon?

    • User profile image

      when it will be available for download?

    • User profile image

      Hi everyone.

      I downloaded Unity 4.1.5. But It not inside Windows Phone Platform in this version. I think, there are Windows Phone Platform in the Unity 4.2. Where am I download Unity 4.2. 

      Thanks in advance...

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      Nice! -  but XNA 5.0 should do the same.
      Accent is nothing, the idea is everything! (to Saad Anees & Luzi - learn Russian, until it's not late Smiley )

    • User profile image

      Siverlight, WPF, XAML, ZUNE, XNA, when will people learn, MS don't know what they're doing and have to wait for others to show them the way, pretty much like their actions on the Internet, tablets and mobiles, windows 8, NFI

      The only things they've got right
      supporting jQuery
      Supporting Unity 3d

    • User profile image

      esta pregunta es que no puedo intalar mi windows phone a mi pc con windows 7 intale el programa windows phone i cuando se conecta me dice telefono bloqueado y el controlador dice que no intala rm-846-nokialumia que puedo hacer espero su respuesta en español gracias

    • User profile image

      WP7 or WP8??

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      luis benjamin

      no se nada de englis

    • User profile image

      When is XNA 5 coming instead of this "stuff"?

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      I 2nd+ XNA coming to windows(phone) store apps

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      Ariadne Lish

      Can Unity be downloaded on a school's network?

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      I reckon that is why the guy on the left is in there. To assist with presentation due to other gentlemen's (Right) accent. It's all fine.

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      Gracias por la infoo!!!

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