Sandy Duncan has revealed that a “GM 8 Beta is not far away….”. The statement was made in a response to a question by Polish student Piotr Gnys on Twitter.
A preliminary list of features for Game Maker 8 was only revealed a couple of days ago so the news may come as a surprise to some.
Then again it all depends on your interpretation of ‘far’. The latest official word on a planned release date is “during or after the summer” given by Mark Overmars in March. Unlike the beta versions of the C++ runner and Game Maker 7 for Mac which were released to a small private group of testers Sandy has said that the Game Maker 8 beta will be public.
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