Cross-platform distribution is the name of the game when you’re talking about Unity. They’ve announced today that they’re ready to bring a public preview of Unity 4.3 to the Xbox One this week, partnering with Microsoft to bring their software to all registered ID@Xbox developers with development kits. What does this mean for you, the gamer?
For you, the gamer, this means that a whole bunch of awesome games that are already out on the PC will be coming to Xbox One. Games like the following will be first:
• Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime by Asteroid Base
• Ori and the Blind Forest by Moon Studios
• Roundabout by No Goblin
• Cuphead by Studio MDHR
First have a peek at this 1 or 2-player co-op came Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime. This game is already out for Mac and PC.
In Ori and The Blind Forest you’ll be dropped into a world thats four years in the marking. It’s a "Love Letter to 2D Gaming" in a modern gaming technology universe.
Roundabout is absurd. You’re going to get sick.
Cuphead is the game we’re most excited about on this list. Summoning a classical age in cartoon-making, this game brings the heat with gameplay you’ll understand instantly and visuals you’ll have only ever seen in Merry Melodies before.
NOTE: Stay tuned to SlashGear’s Interview portal for more on Cuphead - we’ve had a chat with the creators and you’re going to want to listen in this week!
All of the above games would not have made it to Xbox One so soon - or in some cases EVER - if it weren’t for Unity. Developers can make their way to the platform at xbox.com/id to sign up and make the jump with Microsoft and their Unity team-up.