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Build real-world games with Google Maps APIs – Geocasts

November 9, 2019


  • Reply The Tech Tube April 10, 2018 at 2:23 am

    The Future Of OASIS is here and if Google make Google Maps API for games available to VR, that will be awesome

  • Reply Alex Santos April 10, 2018 at 4:01 am

    รndroid Developers offers a lot new features to Android SDK and forgot to fix the some bugs, like Aapt2 error in Android Studio 3.1

  • Reply Michael Harvey April 10, 2018 at 4:19 am

    Can't wait to get started

  • Reply Tamal Plays April 10, 2018 at 5:04 am

    WOW. Can't wait to try it on unity.

  • Reply LoudLifeProductions April 10, 2018 at 5:05 am

    how do i get it or do it

  • Reply Tech4Mallus April 10, 2018 at 5:07 am

    Can we build a multiplayer game by using Firebase?

  • Reply Thayra M. April 10, 2018 at 5:33 am

    This is amazing

  • Reply Smarpit Singh April 10, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Can someone solve this???

  • Reply Anil Sahu April 10, 2018 at 5:54 am

    Nice thought. Is there a free version available?

  • Reply grogyan April 10, 2018 at 6:05 am

    You're about 5 years too late. Ingress has moved away from GMaps

  • Reply Gurinder Singh April 10, 2018 at 6:26 am

    Grand Theft Auto using google maps API would be amazing!

  • Reply TallWaters April 10, 2018 at 6:50 am

    If you do this google owns everything you do, the house always wins.

  • Reply Alistair Holmes April 10, 2018 at 7:00 am


  • Reply Alastair Gilfillan April 10, 2018 at 9:51 am

    I'm still waiting since GDC ๐Ÿ˜ญ…using Mapbox's Unity SDK until Google's is available.

  • Reply Giannis Pas April 10, 2018 at 10:07 am

    Am I the only one who finds this a great (but not really good) chance for advertising real world places?

  • Reply The Engine April 10, 2018 at 1:03 pm

    I have app using google maps and panorama. It lets you play/ride panorama. In the summer 2016 google changed Panorama engine making my app really crap because of worsen Panorama performance.
    So basically investing time and relying on their infrastructure is risky business.

  • Reply TimTube April 10, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    Can't wait for a game which features the whole world to explore, or at least the most famous places <3

  • Reply JeremyBrunson April 10, 2018 at 8:30 pm

    Maybe Star Citizen could put this to use.

  • Reply LightProgramming April 10, 2018 at 11:02 pm

    I think this is a much bigger release then people realize. This is going to explode….

  • Reply Sungagz Community April 11, 2018 at 6:17 am

    Ready player one

  • Reply Siddharth Arendula April 11, 2018 at 7:54 am

    Stunned. Amazing work google….

  • Reply Dave Kite April 11, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Very interesting…

  • Reply B Lewis April 12, 2018 at 2:28 am


  • Reply Muhammed Raziq April 12, 2018 at 2:36 am

    Given a new turn for game designers.
    Thank you Google…

  • Reply SWAGGUT2 April 12, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Im waiting for a game with the real world map, A BIG ONE. Well maybe in 2030

  • Reply Sunil Gautam April 13, 2018 at 10:04 am


  • Reply Nagesh Bhatt April 14, 2018 at 6:15 am

    Awesome technology !

  • Reply SOARING Simulator April 16, 2018 at 12:18 am

    CONTACT SALES: How much it cost me?

  • Reply Vladislav Dergunov April 18, 2018 at 8:59 pm

    Great. How about UnrealEngine support?

  • Reply Thomas Orlita April 19, 2018 at 7:52 pm

    And it's not available to individuals, just for businesses.

  • Reply Polygonfox April 20, 2018 at 3:42 pm

    This guy is awesome!

  • Reply Lfridyan Setya April 23, 2018 at 7:54 pm

    How use this map api in unity? Its look great if can make realword obj in minute ๐Ÿ˜

  • Reply Astha Garg April 24, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    It seems exciting !!

  • Reply Vaibhav Shewale April 25, 2018 at 9:24 am

    I doubt

  • Reply Anuj Devgun April 25, 2018 at 1:21 pm

    A real game featuring a dragon on top of the Washington square park would look amazing

  • Reply Mxdanger April 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

    OSM data > Google data

  • Reply TryHardJ April 28, 2018 at 11:33 pm

    Your taking so long to bring it out man

  • Reply TryHardJ April 28, 2018 at 11:35 pm

    I can't wait to make my game tho thx dude for bringing this out

  • Reply Rajdeep Majumder May 1, 2018 at 9:19 am

    Wonderful idea!!! #goGoogle

  • Reply Diego Cardona May 1, 2018 at 10:37 pm

    Loool I can use it for make a app?

  • Reply Propcouti Studios May 4, 2018 at 7:19 pm

    Is this ONLY for Unity?

  • Reply Triple Click Academy May 6, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    I wish there would be a drone footage capture feature… Indi film makers could get drone shots without buying costly drones.

  • Reply MulaGraphics May 8, 2018 at 3:37 am

    I hope Apple or Facebook develop a platform something like this for free ! google money hungry ! Sdk closed!

  • Reply LOKESH YADAV May 8, 2018 at 4:26 pm


  • Reply Vishakh A V May 24, 2018 at 5:35 am

    Wow, finally Google released their maps API for Unity.. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Naren Keshav May 27, 2018 at 5:12 pm

    Alright,โ€‹ then why do you have a close beta and then have this video open?

  • Reply Filtiarn June 4, 2018 at 12:43 am

    So its for business only?

  • Reply John Kang June 8, 2018 at 8:14 am

    can not use now? how do I get more informations?

  • Reply Mujtaba Tarar June 18, 2018 at 2:06 am

    Not a new thing, they are copying "wrld map" i have even implemented "wrld map" in which i made an air craft fighting game on run time 3D world map.

  • Reply M RO June 22, 2018 at 3:57 pm


  • Reply Ray Price July 5, 2018 at 7:14 am

    This is great, but is there an asset package for Unity that will allow me to dynamically stream google maps data and buildings as objects into my game at run-time? Kind of like the VR version of Google Earth does?

  • Reply Retrx July 11, 2018 at 3:13 pm

    impressive tech

  • Reply Dan July 21, 2018 at 8:01 pm

    WHERE IS IT THOUGH? The only unity map sdk I see is for mapbox and the website just says to contact sales, but the contact button doesn't work once you fill out the form.

  • Reply Charles Collin August 2, 2018 at 8:52 pm

    I don't get it… in this video it appears like we can extract from google API the buildings… but I can't find anywhere in the platform that option (or this data).. help ?

  • Reply Fruiplusel - Crunchy Rainbow August 14, 2018 at 6:42 am

    i didnt know they has make something like this. this sounds really good.

  • Reply Ash Oleson September 12, 2018 at 5:19 pm

    How do I use my Google maps credit?

  • Reply Peter Harlan September 14, 2018 at 5:43 am

    How do you get started with Unity 3D? I keep on seeing some video of Unity 3D examples but I do not see any documentation on the actual implementation.

  • Reply Dotsquarers Studio September 20, 2018 at 6:36 am

    where i can get the map sdk for unity

  • Reply Souvik Rana October 3, 2018 at 6:47 am

    How I get Google maps APIs ?????

  • Reply Nextrevit October 6, 2018 at 12:16 am

    Sounds good and all, but wait until you get the bill!

  • Reply xxtravisxxify November 4, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    And that's how the Matrix started

  • Reply Super Skall Gaming November 17, 2018 at 4:35 am

    Wait, what happens if your playing on the go or inside a building (if it was first person)

  • Reply Jack Roe November 23, 2018 at 9:29 am

    that being said, does this mean we could actually see a free-roam map of Manchester/Greater Manchester???

  • Reply Manoj Bhat November 26, 2018 at 7:44 am

    Why is this feature not for Unreal Engine 4? Please provide the support for both engines. @GoogleDevelopers

  • Reply Maarten December 13, 2018 at 6:31 pm

    Shame it is not open source ๐Ÿ™

  • Reply Austin December 15, 2018 at 7:05 am

    gta engine in my state map would be rad

  • Reply Zingg December 28, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    Not in China.

  • Reply Landon Ryan January 9, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    Unity seems like garbage. Maybe Goober will support Unreal.

  • Reply quic5 January 20, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    if your servers are so powerful why cant we use it lol

  • Reply se7sTube February 3, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    I started my free trial on GCP to use Maps sdk with unity for my game development but I can't get find this sdk and how to use it.. kindly support!!

  • Reply Pranav Kushwaha February 8, 2019 at 10:45 am

    From where should I get the unity SDK ?

  • Reply Jesyx February 12, 2019 at 8:06 am

    He looks right into my soul

  • Reply igigor646 March 2, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    is it possible to use such this kind of tool with google earth ? i love the gummy 3d in it…

  • Reply ZUO March 11, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Where is the Unity SDK?

  • Reply Chinmay Gawande March 13, 2019 at 12:08 pm

    But where the hell is the system development kit ?

  • Reply AI with Siddhartha March 16, 2019 at 5:19 am

    How it will be possible for me to use Google Map API for building a real working there no tutorials available on YouTube like in depth tutorial it's so tireding for searching for same thing

  • Reply Xale Retro-Gaming March 20, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    Can be interesting but I still like develloper/free vision. Those fantaisist Paris are so fun.

  • Reply shadowflar3 April 1, 2019 at 9:37 am

    The word is nobody actually gets in on this ๐Ÿ™

  • Reply AfexManTv April 9, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    Is this work with minecraft ?

  • Reply Starfighter7 Games April 20, 2019 at 10:53 am

    Omg, I once had an idea for a game that would be real world based, I saw this and I knew straight away. MY IDEAS ARE NOW POSSIBLE WITHOUT SPENDING 29 AND OVER YEARS CODING THE WORLD!

  • Reply Joshua Graham April 25, 2019 at 11:06 am

    Would great to have a game tge size of the world

  • Reply Sean Allison May 13, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    Can you bring in your own terrain data?

  • Reply FI TUBE May 28, 2019 at 9:55 am

    lol….this is not free

  • Reply Teacher Jee June 1, 2019 at 4:10 am

    Oh.. Very nice topic sir… Nice to meet you….

  • Reply Iftee June 10, 2019 at 6:35 am

    Where's UE4 support

  • Reply Sano Kei June 16, 2019 at 4:17 am

    Does this classify as an embed or an advanced embed because one costs money

  • Reply m0t0rcade June 21, 2019 at 12:13 am

    The future of gaming is being able to select where you want your game to take place.

  • Reply Elmo Missing!!! June 24, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    Did they use this for Spider-Man ps4 or gta

  • Reply Deenadhayalan A July 11, 2019 at 4:53 am

    Where I download full version of the Maps Unity SDK

  • Reply that one commenter July 13, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    Any good way to export map data to make a Roblox game map?

  • Reply that one commenter July 13, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    Didn't Mojang use this recently?

  • Reply Sano Kei July 14, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    Help how do you change the style of map. I tried googling it but it just gave me the docmuentation about the project then a link to the js costomizable doc

  • Reply tututoller August 2, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    the only thing i see here is


  • Reply Gareth Burke August 22, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Cannot find one tutorial series on how to use this??

  • Reply Brijesh Sinha September 7, 2019 at 10:19 am


  • Reply Valeriy Tretyakov October 15, 2019 at 11:11 pm

    ty wery much now i feel like i can show my diplomic work using this one apis

  • Reply Stelios Neophytides October 23, 2019 at 4:19 pm

    Hi, is there any tutorial that show to us how to develop this?

  • Reply MusicStreams October 31, 2019 at 3:10 am

    I have the best idea for a game ever

  • Reply WE November 2, 2019 at 2:04 am

    GTA: Earth

  • Reply superjaykramer November 5, 2019 at 4:43 am

    HOW MUCH????????

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