BEIJING, July 25. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cocos Technology, known for its open-source 3D game engine technology, today announced that its latest game engine, Cocos Creator, officially adds the ability to develop for the Nintendo Switch. This is the first time the company has officially ventured into console gaming with the help of Nintendo, making it an official game engine for Nintendo developers.
“People know us for having the best open source engine for developing games for mobile devices and the web,” says Walzer Wang, CEO of Cocos Technology. “But as our development ecosystem evolves, so do our business goals, and the Nintendo Switch is part of our future. Not just for its ability to have games on the go, but also for its appeal to gamers here. in China and around the world.
“This is just the beginning of the many things happening with Cocos Creator,” says Cocos CTO Huabin Ling. “We’ve already expanded with support for HarmonyOS, TikTok, and WeChat minigames. Nintendo is adding even more places for developers to create and share their products around the world. We’re excited to share the next step. Cocos Creator games.”
“Cocos Creator for Nintendo Switch” is available today for free to all Nintendo Switch developers in the middleware section of the Nintendo Developer Portal. Developers who are already approved to develop for the Nintendo Switch can access Cocos software. For more information, see our official blog www.cocos.com/en/blog.
Since the launch of Cocos2d-x in 2010, Cocos has continued to invest heavily in game engine development and game technology. This has included tools such as Cocos Creator, Cocos Play and Cocos Analytics. At the end of 2018, Cocos had more than 1.3 million active game developers worldwide, covering 1.1 billion gaming devices. Cocos is the leader in mobile game development in China, being the first game engine used in the country and the second most used in the world. Visit us at http://www.cocos.com