Console Game Development

Tap into console gaming and a vast audience of dedicated fans with a certified console game development team by your side.

OUR Partners

N-iX Game & VR Studio is an official partner of Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox, and Nintendo Switch. With over a decade-long experience in game development, we have delivered a number of titles for industry debuts and large-scale franchises. Our expertise, turnkey approaches, and the software development kits (SDK) provided through the partnership programs allow us to offer top-notch console game development services to our clients.

OUR Console Game Development Services

Our engineers are well-versed in the intricacies of console game development and have a deep understanding of platform-specific requirements. Having worked with the industry’s biggest players, our team can seamlessly integrate into your pipelines and quickly get on track with the project.
Tech Direction
The success of your game is largely determined by the technical decisions made from the outset. Our team work will closely with you to evaluate the opportunities and technical characteristics, ensuring the right engine, platform, or service is chosen for your game. This will facilitate fast prototyping and lay the foundation for a successful future product.
We offer VR testing solutions that are tailored to the unique requirements of your project, including platform-specific test cases, feature verification, scanning usability, and intuitiveness. Our technical experts have a wealth of experience with all popular console platforms.
Game Design
The N-iX design team comprises versatile designers, each with unique expertise. This allows us to create games from scratch or participate in co-development processes of different scales and tailor the game mechanics for a variety of platforms. Our team is dedicated to staying up-to-date with industry innovations and trends, ensuring that we create rich and fulfilling gaming experiences that cater to all audiences.
UI/UX Design
We have extensive experience designing UI/UX for games on a wide range of platforms, including PC, mobile, console, and VR. We pay special attention to each platform's unique capabilities and limitations, creating a consistent and intuitive user interface and experience for all gamers.
Virtual Reality
Our technical experts possess extensive VR expertise and have helped launch dozens of VR projects, from games to VR training. We are proficient with all existing VR platforms, including PlayStation VR2, Vive Cosmos, Pro Eye, Oculus Quest 2, Hololenz 2, Magic Leap, or any other VR platform.

Full-cycle Console Development

Console game development is a tricky place, especially for newbies. While the benefits of having access to a pre-existing audience of dedicated and passionate fans to market your games to are clear, there are a plethora of potential pitfalls to navigate. Starting from joining Partner Programs and getting development kits to be able to actually develop your game for consoles, to following unique console development guidelines and integrating native peculiarities, like native controller support, file system, social activities (achievements, leaderboards, etc.), and others. Not to mention that each platform is unique on its own.

That is where we come in handy. N-iX Game & VR Studio offers full-cycle solutions that cater to all aspects of console game development, from concept and design to development, testing, and launch. Our comprehensive approach to console game development ensures that you receive the technical expertise, design excellence, and testing support required to ensure the success of your game. This is how the process will look:

the Checklist

Having access to the developer’s portal and SDK provided by the console manufacturer, we start to develop your game in accordance with guidelines, documentation, and a list of requirements of the platform you selected.

Passing with
Flying Colors

We submit your game to be reviewed for adherence to the console’s marketplace requirements. Upon completion, together we will create the game page, add text, descriptions, and screenshots, and set the release date and\or juicy preorder button.

Grand Opening
and Beyond

The grand moment is here – we press the launch button. We get ready for players’ feedback and prompt patching if needed, and forward fixes for the review. Our team will be supporting you post-release to develop new consent as long as you want us to be.

Meet The Team

We are an international team of 250+ game developers and avid gamers. N-iX Game & VR Studio started its gamedev journey back in 2012 and today, we delivered more than 80 projects, including many indie gems and AAA-level behemoths.

Our clients are Supermassive Games, Paradox Interactive, CI Games, Tempo Storm, and dozens of other great teams. Apart from the listed console game development services, we provide an array of game development services, such as art production and art direction, which include 3D and 2D art production, motion capture, animations, VFX, etc., cloud and blockchain solutions, and many more.


CONSOLE Projects


Let’s start with an in-depth analysis of your idea and a high-level quote and project plan for your project. Once we smoothen all the rough edges we can proceed to the complete design, development, and production of your game, followed by release and post-release support.

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    What is console game development?
    Console game development involves creating video games specifically for gaming consoles such as the Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch. These games must adhere to each console's unique requirements and guidelines to ensure proper functionality and user experience.
    What are some benefits of developing games for consoles?
    Console games have the potential to reach a massive audience of dedicated gamers who are willing to invest in high-quality titles. Additionally, consoles typically offer more powerful hardware than mobile devices, which can allow for more visually stunning and immersive games.
    What does the console game development process involve?
    The console game development process involves multiple stages, including concept design, prototyping, programming, testing, and publishing. Each stage requires different skills and tools, and successful console game development typically involves collaboration between multiple team members with diverse expertise.
    What is the process for publishing a game on consoles?
    Publishing a game on consoles involves going through a certification process with the console manufacturer. This typically includes submitting the game for approval, testing, and debugging, and ensuring it meets certain technical and content requirements.
    Which game engines do you work with?
    We usually use Unreal Engine 4\5 and Unity, with the occasional use of proprietary engines. Additionally, we remain adaptable and open to incorporating new tools and technologies as needed.