Roadmap

The table below shows the Roadmap for GameMaker. This is a rough guide to what features and progresses we hope to make, but the contents are subject to change as we advance.

GameMaker Feature
Version
Status
Font Inspector
2022.1
Released
Secure Web Sockets
2022.1
Released
Single Layer Filters

Adds the ability to apply a Filter to a single layer, not just all those below it.

2022.1
Released
Text in Sequences

Add and manipulate text within a sequence

2022.2
Released
Room Layer Inspector
2022.2
Released
Video Playback
2022.3
Released
Translation into additional languages

Translation into Japanese, Korean, Polish and Italian

2022.3
Released
Anim Curve Inspector
2022.3
Released
Path Inspector
2022.3
Released
IDE .NET 6 Update

Behind the scenes update that will make our lives easier

2022.5
Released
Sound Inspector
2022.5
Released
Console SDK Updates

PS5 SDK 5

PS4 SDK 9.5

GDK March 2022

Switch SDK 14

2022.6
Released
New Filters (June)

  • Boxed Background
  • Colour Balance
  • RGB Noise
  • Vignette
  • Zoom Blue

2022.6
Released
Improved Extension Options
2022.6
Released
Intellisense Improvements
2022.6
Released
Find References
2022.6
Released
Template - Windy Woods

New template project for platform games

2022.6
Released
EoL - XDK Export
2022.6
Released
EoL - UWP Export

Support for UWP will end in June 2022

2022.6
Released
EoL - Windows 32 bit

Support for x86, 32 bit Windows runner will end in June 2022

2022.6
Released
EoL - x86 Android

Support for x86 32 bit Android runner will end in June 2022.

armv7 will continue to receive support.

2022.6
Released
New Filters (August)

  • Contrast
  • Fractal Noise
  • Gradient
  • Colour LUT
  • Twist Blur

2022.8
Released
Easier Multiplayer
In Beta
Mobile GX
In Beta
Texture Group Loading / Unloading
2022.9
Released
Room Inspector
2022.9
Released
Improved Default Layout

Update to the default IDE layout to make better use of new tools

2022.9
Released
Long Term Stable (LTS)

Stable version of GameMaker with no new features added and only critical bug fixes over a ~2 year period

2022.0
Released
Runtime Selection
2022.11
Released
Array Functions
2022.11
Released
String Functions
2022.11
Released
Binary Literals and Underscores in Numeric Literals
2022.11
Released
Audio Effects
2022.11
Released
New Filters (November)

  • Blocks
  • Hue
  • Old Film
  • Panorama
  • Parallax
  • Ripples

2022.11
Released
Move and Collide function

Function to move an instance in a direction, resolving collisions on the way

2023.1
Released
SDF Fonts (Runtime)

Adds in the ability to use Signed Distance Field fonts at runtime

2023.1
Released
Particle Editor

A visual IDE editor for GameMaker's particle system

2023.2
In Development
Audio Loop Points

Enables developers to both define and toggle automatic loop sections for audio assets at runtime.

2023.2
In Development
Improved Login Experience
2023.2
In Development
Improved Install/Update Experience
In Development
New Filters (Q1)

  • Blend
  • Glow
  • Recursive Blur
  • Clouds
  • Mask

In Development
IDE Image Handling Improvements

Improve the IDEs ability to handle different image formats

Pending
Sequence Filters & Effects
In Development
Prefabs
Pre-Production
GUI Layer
Pending
UI System

A selection of pre-set, customisable, UI elements that enable users to quickly and easily create functional UI for their games

Pending
Flex Panel
Pending
FMOD support
Pending
Improved Workflow - Objects/Code

An new and improved Object/Code Editor that allows users to edit their objects/code with ease

In Development
IDE Markdown support
In Development
Action Library
Pre-Production
Tilemap Collisions
Pending
Improved Workflow - IDE

Broad general improvements to how Tabs, Docks, etc work

Pre-Production
Improved Workflow - Rooms

Overhaul of the Room editor to remove friction when using

Pre-Production
Triggers

New asset type that 'triggers' an event in certain circumstances which users can then base further actions on

Pending
Text in Room Editor
Pending
Audio Editor
Pending
Sound Generator
Pending
Runtime Markdown support
Pending
Improved Workflow - Sprites

Improves the way that Sprites/Images are modified within the IDE

Pre-Production
New Runtime
In Development
Improved International Language Support
Pending
Character Generator
Pending
Additional Audio Effects

  • Chorus
  • Flanger
  • Phaser
  • More standalone filters (band-pass, peaking, notch, high-shelf, low-shelf)
  • EQ (depends on some of the standalone filters above)
  • Compressor
  • Ring modulator
  • Clipper / Saturator

Extension
Status
Apple GameCenter
Released
Apple In-App-Purchases
In Beta
App Tracking Transparency
Released
Facebook
Released
Firebase Analytics

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Firebase Crashlytics

Android and iOS

Released
Firebase Remote Config

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Firebase Cloud Messaging + Local Notifications

Android and iOS

Released
Firebase Cloud Storage

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Firebase Cloud Functions

All platforms

Released
Firebase Realtime Database

Android, iOS, Web and REST API (all platforms)

Released
Firebase Firestore

Android, iOS, Web and REST API (all platforms)

Released
Firebase Authentication

Android, iOS, Web and REST API (all platforms)

Released
Firebase Dynamic Links

Android and iOS

In Development
Google SignIn

Android, iOS and Web

Released
Google AdMob
Released
Google Play Billing
Released
Google Play Pass Licensing
Released
Google Play Services
Released
Mobile Review

Android and iOS

Released
Windows GDK
Released
Epic Online Services

Supports Windows and macOS

In Development
GameJolt API Library

All platforms (REST API)

Released
GXC API Library

OperaGX

Released
Steamworks

Windows (x86 and x64), macOS and Linux 

Released
Discord

Windows, macOS

In Development
GoG
In Development
Twitch
In Development
Website
Status
Stripe Card Subscriptions
Released
Enterprise Subscription Management

Allows Enterprise users to purchase additional Enterprise subscriptions and assign them out to other members of their team

Released
Domain Change

Move from YoYoGames.com to GameMaker.io

Released
Steam Subscriptions

Update the GameMaker Studio 2 listing on Steam to all come under one base product while options to subscript to the various subscription tiers

Released
SSO Registration/Logins

Adds the ability to create or login to your GameMaker account with Single Sign On functionality.

In Beta
Education Path Guidance

Adds additional guidance towards the Education login page, due to the Login pages splitting as part of the Single Sign On functionality changes.

In Development
Translation into additional languages

Translation into Japanese, Korean, Polish and Italian

In Beta
Stripe Other Subscription Payments

Provide more payment methods for subscriptions

In Development
Education System

Update of Education System

In Development
Marketplace V2

A complete re-write of our marketplace and bring the whole system up to date

Pre-Production
PayPal Subscriptions

Sign up for a subscription and pay via PayPal

Pending