Webinar: Level-up Your Unity Games with Visual Studio, C#, and Azure Easy Tables

Join David Antognoli on Tuesday, November 7th at 9 am PT / 12 pm ET / 4 pm UTC for our “Build Better Games with Unity and Microsoft Azure” webinar. He’ll show you how to add an Azure cloud data store to your Unity games and create more immersive player experiences. With Visual Studio Tools… Read more

Hands on with Visual Studio for Mac

Visual Studio for Mac was released just under two months ago at Build 2017, and already we’ve seen tremendous growth in .NET developers working on the Mac. Visual Studio for Mac enables you to build native apps for macOS, native mobile apps for iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Android, using Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms; and web sites… Read more

Installing the Unreal Engine in Visual Studio

As previously announced, Visual Studio has partnered with some of the most popular game engines to bring you an easy acquisition experience for game development tools.  Today we are pleased to confirm that we now provide the ability to acquire and install the Unreal Engine directly from the IDE. What is Unreal Engine? The Unreal… Read more

Unity 5.2 and Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.1

A few months back we announced a partnership with Unity. This makes it easier for game developers to use the rich capabilities of the Visual Studio IDE for building Unity games and to discover the tools for Unity from within Visual Studio. If you don’t already know about the Visual Studio Tools for Unity, check… Read more

Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.0

Last week we announced the release of the Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.0. VSTU is Microsoft’s free Visual Studio add-on that enables a rich programming and debugging experience for working with the Unity gaming tools and platform. For VSTU 2.0, the team put a strong focus on improving and optimizing the debugging experience. Since… Read more

Visual Studio Partners with Unity, Unreal, and Cocos2d Game Engines

A moment ago, Soma blogged that today we’re announcing that Visual Studio has partnerships with three of the top gaming engine providers: Unity Technologies (creators of Unity3D), Epic Games (creators of Unreal), and Chukong Technologies (creators of Cocos2d). The gist of the partnerships is that these three gaming platforms will provide an easy way to… Read more

Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.0 Preview 2

Today we release Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.0 Preview 2. VSTU is Microsoft’s free Visual Studio add-on that enables a rich programming and debugging experience for working with the Unity gaming tools and platform. The main feature of Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.0 Preview 2 is the official support for Unity 5, the… Read more

Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.0 Preview

Two weeks ago during the Connect() event we announced the release of the Visual Studio Tools for Unity 2.0 Preview. VSTU is Microsoft’s free Visual Studio add-on that enables a rich programming and debugging experience for working with the Unity gaming tools and platform. The support for Visual Studio 2015 Preview is one of VSTU… Read more

Visual Studio Tools for Unity 1.9

Today we released the Visual Studio Tools for Unity add-on (formerly known as UnityVS). It is now available for download on the Visual Studio Gallery at the following links: Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Unity Visual Studio 2012 Tools for Unity Visual Studio 2013 Tools for Unity VSTU is Microsoft’s free Visual Studio add-on that… Read more