Just How Popular Is GameMaker?

Ever wondered how popular GameMaker is? We’ve collected various statistics from recent press releases and media to answer that question.


  • There have been 5+ million downloads across all versions of GameMaker since 2007 when YoYo Games acquired the software
  • GameMaker is used by 1.2+ million active developers each month
  • The free version of GameMaker is downloaded 3000+ times a day
  • GameMaker has a current run rate of 1.5+ million users per year
  • There are 145,000+ registered GameMaker community members
  • GameMaker turns 15 years old later this year

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