first_img Edited 1 times. Last edit by Jay Moore on 24th August 2016 2:52pm 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replySign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now. Unity and Facebook form new partnership“Integrating tools that provide effortless access to Facebook’s network”Rachel WeberSenior EditorThursday 18th August 2016Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleFacebookUnityRecently Facebook told us that over 550 million people play games that are connected with Facebook every month on desktop, mobile and console, now it’s hoping to grow that number with a new partnership with Unity.”Our mission is to give people the power to discover, play and share the games they love with the people they care about,” said Facebook’s Leo Olebe.”Unity is the world’s leading game development platform. It’s great to be working with them to help developers find new audiences for the games they pour their hearts into.”Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games The alliance will include Facebook integration within Unity and a new PC gaming platform. Developers can apply now to be involved. “Developers channel their talent and passion into creating amazing games, but development is only part of the challenge,” added Elliot Solomon, VP of Business Development at Unity. “Integrating tools that provide effortless access to Facebook’s network is a key part of helping developers find the success they deserve.”Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesFacebook acquires Downpour InteractiveDeveloper of Early Access military shooter Onward joins Oculus Studios, will continue supporting non-Oculus VR platformsBy Brendan Sinclair 11 days agoUnity reports record year despite lossesEngine maker’s first post-IPO results show revenues up across all divisions, including $25 million COVID boostBy James Batchelor 3 months agoLatest comments (1)Jay Moore Founder, The Alacrity Group4 years ago Seems this is one of the most under commented announcements – Amazon going into the game tools sector as a conduit for AWS could be overshadowed as Facebook / Oculus links to Unity on its journey to be a major e-commerce platform (WeChat for the western world perhaps)?last_img