Games and gaming have now turned into passion and emotion for the young and old. If you’re considering developing a mobile game to bring it to market, it is the right choice at this time because the gaming industry is on its verge!
The mobile game development process is quite tricky and difficult as there are already millions of games in the market. But the process and steps included in developing a mobile game are similar and what makes the difference is a unique idea.
Let us check out these steps involved in developing a mobile game:
1. Idea and concept of the game:
It is the most worrying step in the development process. Coming up with a unique idea and concept is now difficult but not impossible. Research on the market and the audience will help you with great ideas and the story of the game. Players are mostly concerned with the quality and story of the game.
2. Selection of Platform:
Considering the situation of the market, developing a mobile game on multiple platforms will increase the chances of success.
3. Develop game design document:
Prepare a document for your game design where you have to mention the concept and story of the game including the characters involved in it. The document also includes the features, tools for the development of the game, and mechanics of the game.
4. Designing game structure:
Game structure includes the details, graphics, missions, activities and path of the game it follows. Game structure design is really important in terms of quality and graphics, whether to design a 3D or 2D game.
5. Preparing Wireframes:
Wireframes give the developer an idea and an overview of the project and its functionality. Think of it as a prototype of the game.
6. Coding of Game:
Here comes the technical development process of the mobile game, coding. Selecting the right tools and language for your mobile game and writing codes flawlessly to provide your game the best experience.
7. Testing of Game:
Testing of the game and it's every part is the most important step after its development. It can save a lot of time and costs after post-production.
Monetizing your game through in-app purchases and ads, premium subscriptions, and plans can help you get maximum ROI.
9. Releasing and post-maintenance of the game:
Publishing game is not quite as simple because you have to follow the guidelines of the Play Store and App Store. Both stores have their own guidelines. It follows with the regular maintenance and update of the app according to user feedback.
Follow these steps to develop and launch your game and grow your game development business.