Native Windows 8 and Windows RT Support now available!

Posted on 15 May 2013

Windows 8

YoYo Games today announces that the Windows 8 native export option is now out of beta and officially available for free in GameMaker: Studio FREE, STANDARD, PROFESSIONAL and MASTER COLLECTION. Coupled with the existing Windows 8 JavaScript export, developers now have all the tools they need to get their GameMaker:  Studio games onto the Windows Store with the greatest of ease!


To celebrate the release of native Windows 8 export, YoYo Games is hosting the WIN BIG Competition which gives developers the chance to win a share of $35,000 in cash prizes along with many other software prizes for publishing their GameMaker: Studio games to the Windows Store by July 31. For more information on how to enter, please visit


YoYo Games is also offering GameMaker 7, 8, and 8.1 customers to upgrade to GameMaker: Studio PROFESSIONAL for only $50! This is a unique opportunity so upgrade now before it is too late.


For more information about how to get started with GameMaker: Studio for Windows 8, please visit

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