They've also announced a closed beta for the Mac IDE to give Mac developers access to the powerful GameMaker Studio platform for the first time. Developers can learn more on the YoYo Games website.
GameMaker Studio 2 introduces:
- Level editing features: new layer-based level editing gives developers the ability to create more complex visuals with backgrounds, tiles, instances, assets and paths. New features also include level inheritance to create multiple levels at once, and an advanced tiling system that automatically selects the right tile for the job;
- Cross-platform: available for Windows (Vista and above) and soon for Mac OS X for target development across multiple platforms including Windows Desktop, Mac OS X, Ubuntu, iOS, Android (including Android TV, Amazon Fire and Fire TV), PlayStation 4, Xbox One and more;
- Workflow enhancements: a new innovative workflow and seamless path from DnD