Roadmap

The table below shows the Roadmap for GameMaker Studio 2. This is a rough guide to what features and progresses we hope to make, but the contents are subject to change as we advance.

GameMaker Feature
Version
Status
Curve Library

A selection of pre-set curves/tools for use within animation curves

2.3.2
Released
9 Slice

A tool to proportionally scale an image by splitting it in a grid of nine parts

2.3.2
Released
Reduce Installer Size
2.3.2
Released
Compiler Speed Ups
2.3.3
Released
Bundled Windows/macOS Runtimes
2.3.3
Released
Source Control Rewrite
2.3.3
Released
New Undo System
2.3.3
Released
Asset Inspector 1 - Notes, Scripts, Sequences, Shaders, Tilesets, Objects

A tool to view and edit the attributes of assets/instances without opening their editor

2.3.3
Released
Ubuntu IDE Beta

Run the GameMaker Studio 2 IDE on Ubuntu systems

2.3.4
Released
Replace OpenTK

Replace with SDL2, this is what we use to render the IDE

2.3.4
Released
PlayStation 5 Export
2.3.4
Released
Xbox Series X|S Export
2.3.4
Released
GX Export

An option to export your game to Opera GX - available on the Free version!

2.3.5
Released
Sprite Inspector
2.3.5
Released
Redefinable Keys

Change the key combinations that are used for various functionality within the IDE

2.3.5
Released
New Start Page/Project Creation Workflow

Introduces a new streamlined experience when starting up GameMaker informs new users how to get into a project while making it easy for existing users to open existing projects or start new projects. Also brings in a new easy to use system for creating new projects based off of an existing template project.

2.3.6
Released
Filters & Effects

Easily apply a filter or effect layer within your rooms, can be controlled at runtime to produce a variety of effects

2.3.6
Released
SSO Login

Register or Sign in to your GameMaker account using a variety of common account systems

2.3.7
Released
Spine 4.0 Support
2.3.7
Released
Room Instance Inspector
2.3.7
Released
Font Inspector
2022.1
In Beta
Secure Web Sockets
2022.1
In Beta
Single Layer Filters

Adds the ability to apply a Filter to a single layer, not just all those below it.

2022.1
In Beta
Intellisense Improvements
In Beta
Find References
In Beta
Room Layer Inspector
In Development
Text in Sequences

Add and manipulate text within a sequence

Pre-Production
Video Playback
Pre-Production
Anim Curve Inspector
Pre-Production
Path Inspector
Pre-Production
Sound Inspector
Pre-Production
IDE Image Handling Improvements

Improve the IDEs ability to handle different image formats

Pending
Improved Workflow - Objects/Code

An new and improved Object/Code Editor that allows users to edit their objects/code with ease

Pre-Production
Particle Editor

A visual IDE editor for GameMaker's particle system

Pre-Production
Improved Workflow - Sprites

Improves the way that Sprites/Images are modified within the IDE

Pre-Production
Improved Workflow - Rooms

Overhaul of the Room editor to remove friction when using

Pre-Production
Room Inspector
Pre-Production
Improved Workflow - IDE

Broad general improvements to how Tabs, Docks, etc work

Pre-Production
UI System

A selection of pre-set, customisable, UI elements that enable users to quickly and easily create functional UI for their games

Pending
Triggers

New asset type that 'triggers' an event in certain circumstances which users can then base further actions on

Pending
Extension
Status
Apple GameCenter
Released
Apple In-App-Purchases
In Beta
App Tracking Transparency
Released
Facebook
Released
Firebase Analytics

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Firebase Crashlytics

Android and iOS

Released
Firebase Remote Config

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Firebase Cloud Messaging + Local Notifications

Android and iOS

Released
Firebase Cloud Storage

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Firebase Cloud Functions

All platforms

Released
Firebase Realtime Database

Android, iOS, Web and REST API (all platforms)

Released
Firebase Firestore

Android, iOS, Web and REST API (all platforms)

Released
Firebase Authentication

Android, iOS, Web and REST API (all platforms)

Released
Firebase Dynamic Links

Android and iOS

In Development
Google SignIn

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Google AdMob
Released
Google Play Billing
Released
Google Play Pass Licensing
Released
Google Play Services
Released
Mobile Review

Android and iOS

Released
Windows GDK
Released
Epic Online Services

Supports Windows

In Development
GameJolt API Library

All platforms (REST API)

Released
GXC API Library

OperaGX

Released
Website
Status
Stripe Card Subscriptions
Released
Enterprise Subscription Management

Allows Enterprise users to purchase additional Enterprise subscriptions and assign them out to other members of their team

Released
Steam Subscriptions

Update the GameMaker Studio 2 listing on Steam to all come under one base product while options to subscript to the various subscription tiers

In Development
SSO Registration/Logins

Adds the ability to create or login to your GameMaker account with Single Sign On functionality.

In Beta
Stripe Other Subscription Payments

Provide more payment methods for subscriptions

In Development
PayPal Subscriptions

Sign up for a subscription and pay via PayPal

Pending
Marketplace V2

A complete re-write of our marketplace and bring the whole system up to date

Pre-Production