Read the latest game developer announcements from this year’s Google I/O

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GAMES QUARTERLY / Q2 2017
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VR/AR
Developer tools for VR and AR
Google VR & AR announcements at I/O 2017 take aim at making mobile VR for everyone. Discover tools and tech to help developers build great games and experiences.
VR & AR Tools
Play Prism
What’s new for games
  • Android O: latest developer preview with new tools for developers to build performant games.
  • Android Studio 3.0: new profiling tools, Kotlin support, increased Gradle build speeds, and other improvements.
  • Android TV: bringing richer gaming experiences to users.
  • Android Instant Apps: a new way to run Android games without requiring installation.
  • Google Play Console: latest updates including Android vitals and a new acquisition report.
  • Device catalog: easily review your game’s compatibility against a wide catalog of Android devices.
  • Google Play games services: focusing our efforts on what developers value the most.
LATEST UPDATES
Games
Best practices for games
BEST PRACTICES
Firebase
What’s new in Firebase
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Indie Corner
Celebrating great games
Check out some of the great games available on Google Play highlighted by Google Play Awards, Android Excellence, and Indie Corner.
Awards Winners
Google Play Awards winners
This year’s Google Play Awards showcased incredible games across categories including Best Game, Best VR Experience, Standout Indie and more.
MEET THE WINNERS
Medium
Showcase in Indie Corner
The Google Play Store Indie Corner highlights game and reaches new users through monthly refreshed and curated collections including Indie Highlights, Indie Picks and Indie Masterpieces.
NOMINATE YOUR GAME
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