Build amazing games to reach an audience of more than 3 billion Android devices. Learn about new tools and best practices to support your development and game performance.
A Google-developed standalone application that brings your Android game to PC using a single codebase, with seamless Android and Chrome OS cross-device play. Now in beta in select markets.
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Android Game Development Kit

The Android Game Development Kit (AGDK) is a full range of tools and libraries to help you develop, optimize, launch, and iterate on high quality Android games.
The Android Game Development Kit smoothly integrates with your existing workflows, enabling multiplatform development using the best of Android.
Game Libraries improve C/C++ development on Android, making games easier to build, debug, and maintain.
Tools such as the Android GPU Inspector (AGI), services like the Android Performance Tuner, and guidance to help you optimize your game, whether you're working with engine source code, or using a pre-built game engine.

Google Play

Google Play offers a wide range of APIs and services to help you get your game to players using the billions of active Android devices in more than 190 countries and territories around the world.
Play Asset Delivery (PAD) lets you publish a single artifact to Google Play containing all game resources. PAD offers flexible delivery modes, auto-updates, compression, and delta patching. Assets are hosted and served on Google Play removing the need to use a content delivery network (CDN) to get your game resources to players.
Sign-in with Google Play Games Services to enable low-friction cross-device and instant play by saving game data on Google's infrastructure. It includes achievements, leaderboards, connecting with friends, and more.
Google Play Core is an SDK that allows your game to integrate with key Google Play features including billing, in-app user reviews, in-app updates, licensing, and more.
Google Play Console gives you the power to scale your business, the freedom to iterate, and provides access to rich information and actionable insights to help you make better decisions.

Help for your development workflow

If you're working with game engine sources to create the best Android experience, or using an unmodified game engine as a turnkey solution, we can help.
Whether you’re building a game engine from scratch, porting a game engine from another platform, customizing a game engine, or just working closely with the source code of a game engine, we can help with tools, libraries, and guidance.
Using game engines such as Unity, Unreal, Defold, or Godot? Our tools and libraries can help tune your game to reach the most devices. We also have guidance to help you get started, make good choices for mobile devices, and help you publish your game.


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