Posted by Gavin Smart on 9 May 2017
After the highly positive reception from the launch of GameMaker Studio 2, we have listened to your feedback and made the adjustments you needed the most. 2.0.6 comes with new image editing tools and Visual Studio 2017 compatibility, two of the top features requested by you, our community.
We have also added other quality-of-life improvements to GameMaker Studio 2. For more information about fixes and features available in the GameMaker Studio 2.0.6 update, please read our release notes: https://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker/releasenotes
As 2.0.6 includes some fixes to the licensing system this update will be mandatory, we apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.
GameMaker Studio 2 for Windows PC is available as a free trial download and can be purchased through YoYo Games’ website and Steam starting at $99.99. Users of GameMaker: Studio 1.4 can still upgrade to GameMaker Studio 2 at a 40% discount until May 31, 2017.
Developers interested in gaining access and providing feedback for the Mac IDE can request to join our Closed Beta by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Mac IDE Closed Beta” and Include your Full Name, Country, and Mac Specifications (including OS version) .