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Unity community demands John Riccitiello’s resignation after he calls devs who shun monetization ‘f***ing idiots’
Unity CEO John Riccitiello has opened up about the company’s merger with ironSource. Some of his thoughts on mobile games monetization, however, caused controversy and sparked outrage among Unity developers.
Unity to merge with ironSource in deal valuing app monetization platform at $4.4 billion
Unity has announced a merger agreement with app monetization platform ironSource, which is now valued at $4.4 billion. The companies plan to build a unique platform for creating, publishing, and monetizing games.
Unity buys AI-driven audio analysis platform OTO to fight toxic behavior in multiplayer games
According to Unity’s latest survey, seven in 10 players have experienced toxic behavior in online games. To make the gaming environment safer, the company decided to acquire OTO, a platform to analyze audio messages in chats to find toxic players.
Unity licensing update now requires Pro subscription to develop games for Xbox
At the end of June, Unity updated parts of its licensing rules with no public announcements. The update changed the way smaller developers create games for closed platforms. For example, it requires a Pro license to launch a title on Xbox.
Unity’s Kim Jabal: “Our real competition is businesses that still have their own home-grown tech”
Unity doesn’t see Unreal Engine as a real competitor. Not on mobile at least. This is according to Kim Jabal, chief financial officer at Unity, who thinks that companies using proprietary engines present a more serious challenge.