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Getting Started

Tech Requirements​

Skillz for Unity requires the following:

  • Unity 2019 LTS or later
    • It is always recommended to use a late version of Unity for bug fixes and up-to-date compatibility.
    • Unity 2020 is officially supported. Please use 2020.3.31f or later.
  • Xcode 13.x when developing games for iOS
    • Deployment target of 12.0 or higher
  • Android Studio 4.x or higher (when building games for Android)
    • Android API Level 24 (Android 7.0) or higher

Configure Unique Package and Bundle IDs​

If possible, we recommend making your Android package name and iOS bundle ids unique in order to prevent potential issues when beginning user acquisition spend. As a general naming convention, we recommend using com.<your_company_name>.<your_game_name>.<ios|android>. Example: com.skillz.myskillzgame.ios

3rd-Party SDKs

While in general the Skillz SDK is compatible with most major SDKs used in game and app development. As a general guideline, we recommend you keep the number of SDKs you incorporate to a minimum in order to limit potential conflicts. If you’ve already launched with Skillz, please reach out to our Integrations team before you take on additional 3rd-party SDKs.

Sign Up For Skillz​

Before you begin integrating the Skillz SDK, you need to create an account on the Skillz Developer Console. The Developer Console is your primary workspace for creating, customizing, and managing your Skillz games.

Get Your Game ID​

Your Skillz Game ID is used to identify your game on Skillz. Once you have your Game ID, you can immediately start testing in our Sandbox environment. To receive your Game ID, add a new game project via the Skillz Developer Console. After providing some basic details about your game, you can find your Game ID in the top left of the header.

Sample Projects​

List of example games that demonstrate how to set up a project and get running with the Skillz SDK

JavaSync V2 Server
Sync V2 Client

Integration Support​

If you are unable to find a solution in our documentation you can reach out to us directly through our contact form. Provide as much detail as possible for the quickest resolution.