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Unity game engine blocks SpatialOS’ online gaming tools

January 10, 2019 / MIKE MINOTTI

SpatialOS developer Improbable revealed today that a change in Unity‘s term of services has now made the company’s tool in breach of the game engine’s license terms.SpatialOS gives developers a cloud-based solution to handle multiplayer gaming for all kinds of platforms, including PC, console, and mobile. The tool could integrate with the most popular game engines, including Unity, Unreal, and Crytek. That is no longer the case with Unity, an engine that is especially popular with independent game developers.“Overnight, this is an action by Unity that has immediately done harm to projects across the industry, including those of extremely vulnerable or small scale developers and damaged major projects in development over many years,” Improbable noted on its site. “Games that have been funded based on the promise of SpatialOS to deliver next-generation multiplayer are now endangered due to their choice of game engine. Live games are now in legal limbo....