3D social platform developer Spatial has announced a development toolkit designed to take away the friction for digital designers and architects by allowing them to publish first-class visuals and interactive spaces across mobile, desktop web and VR in one click. The Spatial Creator Toolkit powered by Unity allows users to interact and play within the space around them, so digital experiences can be more immersive and fun.
Using Unity’s SDK, says the company, it becomes the first to bring this level of visual quality directly in a web browser, with fast load times and no download or installs required. It will encourage a new extent of innovation and game-level development across the platform, with gaming traditionally leading the way in photo-realistic quality graphics.
“Making immersive platforms easy and accessible for anyone to come in and start building, without prior knowledge in digital design, has always been an important factor in making Spatial the inclusive and open metaverse it is today,” says Jinha Lee, CPO and Co-founder, Spatial. “This toolkit will open doors for creators to make out-of-this world and exciting places to be, in just a few clicks. Our recent Hublot stadium had visitors spend over 75,000 minutes in the space in just three weeks. With our latest upgrades, we can build live multiplayer experiences where fans will be able to score a goal on the virtual World Cup pitch. This changes the face of the metaverse from a static world where we observe, to dynamic and interactive 3D spaces where we can actively participate.”
Anand Agarawala, CEO and Co-founder, Spatial adds, “Creating professional-grade lighting would previously have taken a trained designer at least two days to achieve, and now anyone can do it in a click of a button. It simultaneously publishes across web, mobile and VR to make building so seamless that literally anyone can be a top rate digital developer.”
Existing partners are already making use of the new toolkit; Exclusible Yacht by Polycount, Bubble Park by DaeWha Kang and LuxxTopia by Luxx Studios (a metaverse studio composed of Disney Imagineer and award winning Web3 designers).