• 100% Royalty-Free
  • No revenue restrictions
  • Build and release unlimited number of games, apps, simulations, and visualizations
  • Publish on:
    • Google Play (Android Marketplace)
    • Windows Store and Desktop
    • Mac OS X Desktop
    • Linux Desktop
    • Xbox LIVE Marketplace
    • Windows Phone Marketplace
    • Online (Steam, Desura, and similar)

Required Software

Requirements for released games / products:

  • Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Windows 8.x RT, or higher (for Windows games and apps)
  • Mac OS X (for Mac games and apps)
  • Android 4.0.3 or higher (for Android games and apps)
  • Windows Phone 8 or higher (for Windows Phone games and apps)

Requirements for development:

  • Visual Studio 2013, 2012 or 2010 (any edition, including Express)
  • MonoDevelop 4.x
  • Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.x, or higher
  • Android development requires a Xamarin Android license

Required Hardware


  • Shader Model 2.0 or higher hardware

SunBurn Platform Framework

The SunBurn Platform Framework opens up SunBurn's extensive platform layer, free, to all game and app developers.

  • Create 2D, 3D, and 2.5D games and apps
  • Supports Visual Studio and MonoDevelop IDEs
  • Cross-platform runs on DirectX 11.x, OpenGL / OpenGL ES 2.x, and DirectX 9.x
  • Single set of code, assets, shaders, and more supported by all platforms

Complete Game Framework

Quickly build games for Windows Store, Mac OS X, Linux, Windows RT, desktop, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone using SunBurn’s easy-to-use api.

Built-in libraries for: audio, graphics, content loading, input, storage, math, and more.

Single API and Multiple Platforms

Create games in C# code then run on Windows or deploy to a Mac / Linux machine, Surface Tablet, retail Xbox 360 or Windows Phone and enjoy - no porting is necessary!

Sell your games online (via Steam, Desura, and similar), on Windows Store, Xbox LIVE Marketplace, and Windows Phone Marketplace, and start making money! All without DevKits, contracts, or any expensive software.

Easy Asset Creation

Create game assets using your favorite art tools. SunBurn provides support for Photoshop, Gimp, 3D Studio Max, Maya, XSI, Modo, Blender, and more.

Includes support for plugging in additional pipeline tools – easily create custom file importers and geometry using the SunBurn content pipeline.

Ready to get Started?

Getting started is easy, just login with your Synapse Gaming community account, download the SunBurn Platform Framework, install - and you’re ready to go!

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