Based on a recent report published by CNET News, Unity Technologies are willing to support Windows 8 Phone once it is launched. Thanks to this collaboration Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone will be provided with some of the most popular Unity-based games.
Customers may have to wait a little bit longer until they can finally get their hands on the Windows 8 Phone, but developers reassure them it will be worth it. There are many advantages buyers can get from Windows 8 Phone, especially now that the company will get support from Unity Technologies, the producer of Unity multi-platform engine and development tools.
The collaboration was announced during Unite 2012, whereas the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone deployment options will be provided during the Unity 4 release cycle. The news made the Unity community even more eager to test the new system from Microsoft and their smartphone. Thanks to Unity Technologies, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone will benefit of advanced interactive 3D content making these products more attractive to buyers.
David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies told the press that Unity Technologies has always been interested in providing solutions for developers who want to effortlessly create various types of platforms. He further explained that the company decided to support Windows 8 after seeing that the Unity community is eagerly waiting for the release of the Windows 8 Phone. Thus, the company decided to please both parties by supporting Microsoft’s new operating system.
Although the release date of Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone hasn’t been communicated yet, Microsoft and Unity Technologies are working hard to find the best method to provide their deployments as soon as possible. The process will be prepared during a special session at Unite 2012.
Analysts are excited about the new collaboration between the two companies because developers will create good titles for Windows 8 and Windows 8 Phone. In addition, high-quality Unity games for PC, Xbox and mobile devices will be available on Windows Store and Windows Phone Marketplace.