Blue Mars SDK Announced

MMVW platform offers developers, digital entrepreneurs and corporations new ways to profit and collaborate; cost-effective solution debuting at GDC 2009
Avatar Reality has announced its software development kit (SDK) for Blue Mars, a massively multiplayer virtual world (MMVW) based on the CryENGINE 2 from Crytek. Premiering at the 2009 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the Blue Mars SDK is offered to approved third party developers at no cost and provides access to sample code, assets and test levels, as well as Avatar Reality's Sandbox editor, support wiki and knowledge database. Blue Mars Third Party Developers will experience an enhanced version of the renowned CryENGINE2 that includes custom hair, skin and cloth shaders in addition to multi-threaded performance optimizations and MMO server integration. In addition, they gain support for in-world micro transactions, subscriptions and game trials for fully customizable business models. Check full story for details.