How To Get GameMaker Studio 2 Trial

So you've read about GameMaker Studio 2 Trial, and you want to try it out... but how?

Below we have a step by step guide to get you started with GameMaker Studio 2 Trial.

Step One: Sign Up For A YoYo Account

If you already have a YoYo Account, you can simply sign in to the website and move on to Step Two.

To get started using GameMaker Studio 2 Trial you will first have to create a YoYo Account. This account will be where you complete the sign up process for a Trial Licence (further licences are available for purchase too) and is also your gateway to other YoYo Games features, like the Marketplace. To find out how to set up a YoYo Account, please see this article here: Creating A YoYo Account.

Once you have created your account, sign in and move on to Step Two.

Step Two: Getting The Trial Version

Once you have signed in to the YoYo Account, you need to go to the Downloads section (from the user menu on the left).


This will present you with the page that contains download links for both the PC and Mac versions of the GameMaker Studio 2 IDE.

Step Three: Login

Once you have downloaded GameMaker Studio 2 and installed it, you will have to log in to the product using the YoYo Account details that you supplied when you made your YoYo Account:


Once you have logged in, you can then start using GameMaker Studio 2 Trial!

Please be aware that GameMaker Studio 2 Trial does have some limitations; these limitations are listed in our Help Article GameMaker Studio 2 Trial Limitations.

For information on upgrading from the initial Trial Licence please see here: How To Upgrade Your GameMaker Studio 2 Licence

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