Buildbox 3.4.1 Update: A New Look, New Features, and New Possibilities

By July 1, 2021Buildbox
Buildbox 3.4.1 Update

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We’ve just released Buildbox 3.4.1! This latest update of our 3D game maker brings a new look, new features and functionality, and new possibilities for game creators. You can now create games in ways you never could before with more helpful tools for scaling, monetizing, and even testing your games. In addition, we’ve added a new interactive tutorial to make learning how to make a game using Buildbox super simple. Plus many other fixes and performance improvements!

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Here’s a quick rundown of What’s New in Buildbox 3.4.1!

Completely Redesigned Home Screen 

The home screen has been completely redesigned in Buildbox 3.4.1, with a sleeker look and improved navigation options. Along with our new interactive tutorial that guides you through making a game, you’ll notice easier access to all our platform features, including premium templates and a brand new profile system for managing your Buildbox account or contacting support. 

New Profile Management System 

The new profile management system in Buildbox 3.4.1 gives you a comprehensive view of your profile account and ad monetization data from all of your games. Manage your Buildbox subscription with ease, see current ad monetization and recent transactions, revenue share, exports, and more.

Adbox Monetization 

We’ve also added Adbox, our new easy ad monetization solution, so you’ll never have to deal with ad networks again! Adbox allows you to integrate ads into your game and then let Buildbox handle everything else, from ad optimization to payouts. 

You’ll be paid directly from Buildbox via Hyperwallet and receive your earned monthly revenue * approximately 15 days after the end of the month. You can transfer your funds out of your virtual wallet to any account you want.

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Adbox and shared revenue are included in all plans. Creators on the Free plan receive 30%, those on the Plus plan receive 70%, and Pro users get 90% of all earned Adbox revenue. 

You can learn more about our subscription plans and revenue share options right here.

Auto Backup 

Buildbox 3.4.1 now includes autosave! As you build your game, our new backup system will automatically save your current changes and progress. So, you’ll never have to worry about losing your work again! 

Autoscale FBX/OBJ Model Import

We’ve added an autoscale feature as well. You can now custom scale any FBX or OBJ file directly within Buildbox. Autoscale eliminates the need to switch between software programs like Blender to resize or edit objects or characters for your game.

Buildbox World 

Another great new feature in this latest release is Buildbox World. It’s a totally free mobile app that lets you export directly from Buildbox to your device in seconds — previewing and playing your projects on your mobile device. Test, analyze, and iterate with ease. Get a natural feel of your game without the hassle of exporting and dealing with Xcode or TestFlight. You can download Buildbox World for iOS today. The Android version will follow soon, so stay tuned!  

For a detailed list of changes, you can view the full changelog below:

Change Log:

  • Added: Adbox game monetization solution
  • Added: BBWorld Export
  • Added: New Interactive Tutorial
  • Added: New Welcome Screen
  • Added: Simple Backup for BBDOC files
  • Added: Safe / Fast Game Preview
  • Added: Proper Scale for OBJ and FBX imports
  • Added: Ability to import/export groups of nodes
  • Fixed: Objects with transparent textures don’t fade in or out of fog
  • Fixed: Keyboard Buttons Assigned to UI Buttons Not Triggering
  • Fixed: Crash on Preview in some cases
  • Fixed: Textures are missing from FBX objects after reopening Buildbox
  • Fixed: Preview crashing after font was added
  • Fixed: Image enlargement after Preview restart
  • Fixed: Buildbox crashes in some cases when closing the preview window

Thanks so much for your continued support and feedback, we appreciate it. Our team has been paying close attention to all of your input on our social and support channels. We’ll be working hard on future updates to make improvements and bring more of the features and tools that you want to see to the platform. We can’t wait to see what you create with Buildbox 3.4.1! 

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Tiana Crump

About Tiana Crump

Tiana Crump is a staff writer and social media manager at Buildbox with a passion for inspiring others and driving brand awareness. As a gamer and creator, she enjoys sharing game development insights, tips, and success stories from the Buildbox community.