2D game development engine GameMaker Studio 2 is coming to Switch, it has been revealed.
The original GameMaker Studio launched in 1999, and GameMaker Studio 2 - the most recent iteration - launched in March last year. Switch support is coming this summer.
James Cox, General Manager, YoYo Games, said:
We’re thrilled to be entering into a relationship with Nintendo, with the opportunities this will bring to our game development community, and most importantly, the players themselves. Nintendo has been hugely supportive of bringing independent releases to the Nintendo Switch console, and this partnership will mean even more wonderful games are released on the platform. We’re working hard to ensure the Nintendo Switch version of GameMaker Studio 2 retains the already excellent functionality of the engine, and we are committed to supporting developers and studios who are keen to make the jump to Nintendo’s record-breaking console.
Undertale creator Toby Fox added:
I’m excited to use GameMaker Studio 2 to put Undertale on Nintendo Switch. I’m a big fan of Nintendo. I hope Mario plays my game.
More information about the release date - and a list of supported titles coming to Switch - will be revealed in due course. Let us know which GameMaker-based titles you'd like to see by posting a comment.