The social media giant Facebook announced on Thursday 18, that it has partnered with Unity Technologies, both provides the most comprehensive platform for developing 2D, 3D, augmented and virtual reality games. As they have announced a partnership to launch something that can be considered a competitor of Steam.
Facebook Developing Its Own Steam-style Gaming Platform With Unity
Taking into account the various strategies that the largest social network Facebook announced on Thursday 18, that it has partnered with Unity Technologies. Basically, this partnership simply states that the company wants to completely dominate the online world.
As we all know that the social media giant Facebook is the biggest threat to the stability of the tech giant Google, not only that, now the social media giant Facebook will join forces to create a new gaming platform for PC and tools that will facilitate the export of titles for the social network.
On the one hand, the future of the social network can go through e-commerce, but what the social media giant Facebook actually mean, maybe we will have another Steam. However, the partnership will build new functionality into Unity that streamlines the process for exporting and publishing games onto Facebook.”
As we said that earlier that this is a gaming platform for PC that Unity and Facebook are developing together. Users can simply download this platform to their computers and access a variety of games, while developers can expand their audience and make the iOS and Android games accessible in a new way.
According to the information published on the page for developers, Facebook announced a partnership with Unity in order to allow developers to develop and publish games for the most popular social network in the world.
Clearly based on the concept of Steam, the idea is to continue to offer “mini games” to more than 650 million players continue to play in the full social network. The Gaming platform will be called Facebook PC Gaming Platform.
So, the developers interested in developing games for Facebook can access here until August 31 to begin to experience the features available. Note that in addition to the social network, the games should work on PCs with Windows, Linux and MacOS.