Unity has announced the acquisition of Austin-based Tsugi, with the company using its new acquisition's expertise to roll out Unity Cloud Build in beta.
Revealed at the firm's annual Unite conference currently taking place in Seattle, Unity Cloud Build will give developers "access to a powerful continuous integration service that helps them build, test and share new game projects more quickly."
"The goal of Cloud Build is to take the pain out of producing and maintaining successful cross-platform games," said VP of online services Todd Hooper.
"By streamlining the production process in the cloud, Unity is putting studios large and small in a position to give more time toward their creative processes to deliver amazing games that keep gamers coming back for more."
As a result of the acquisition, Tsugi has been transformed into Unity Austin, which comprises of teams focused on Unity Cloud Build and "further expanding the Unity ecosystem".
"Everyone on our team has been a long-time user and fan of Unity, and we created Cloud Build to make our own lives as game developers easier," said Patrick Curry, CEO of Tsugi.
"Now as Unity Austin, we’re dedicated to sharing our work with everyone in the vibrant Unity community."