So improve the game on Android: Google creates 9 essential tools for developers

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In these days it would have to be held during the Game Developers Conference (GDC), fair in which Google had planned some major improvements to the game development in Android. Due to the coronavirus, this conference was canceled, but that has not prevented Google present their new products at an event in streaming through YouTube.

In his presentation, the Google team has introduced new tools for creators of video games have it easier. These tools do not serve us directly to the users, but are of great importance for us, because we can enjoy games of higher quality thanks to these innovations.

This will help Google to improve the game development on Android

As the main leader of the evolution of Android, Google have the responsibility to provide the best possible tools for creators of video games to be able to create the best titles possible with the least possible difficulty. In this last hour have submitted a series of tools designed to facilitate the work as much as possible.

It is characteristics that are in developmentbut if you are game developer because you can test them by making a request for each one of them in the following link. But what are these features?

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  • Native crash symbolication: This tool facilitates the possibility of finding errors of stability in the game, errors that can affect the performance of the game or do you simply close.
  • Android Game Development Ectension: A very important tool for cross-platform games that have been developed in the languages C/C++. This extension to environments based on Visual Studio facilitate the wearing of this type of developments to Android.
  • Android GPU Inspector: A performance monitor that supports multiple graphics processors from various manufacturers. Ideal for the process of graph optimization.

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  • Android Performance Tuner: Another great tool for performance tuning with tips essential.
  • Automatic Integrity Protection by Google Play: Using the security of Google Play to resolve issues such as modding or hacking.
  • Game loops and Firebase Games Testing SDK: one of the most tedious parts of creating a video game is a phase of testing and correction of errors. This tool allows you to create loops to perform these tests in a more simple way.

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  • In-app updates for Unity and Native: have you ever seen a game update a few things without going through Google Play? because from now on it will be something more frequent, because Google has enabled an API so that any developer can do it.
  • Play Games Services – Friends: a new system of social tools through the engine Google Play Games.
  • Texture compression format targeting: thanks to this feature the game you can choose the graphics quality is optimal for each device in function of its power.

The entire presentation available for streaming

Watch video

If you’re a developer or just curious to know how the world works the development of video games inside, I recommend you to watch streaming of Google, an hour speaking to fund all of these improvements that will have the game developers on Android. If you also want to go deeper, you can go to the official website of Google for the GDC.

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