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Android TV Apps Development: Building for Media and Games by Paul Trebilcox-Ruiz

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Chapter    5

The Android TV Platform for Game Development

While media apps make up a significant portion of the Android TV app ecosystem, games account for roughly 90% of the revenue developers receive from the Play Store. Understanding how to get your games working and ready for Android TV is vital if you are a game developer or hobbyist who would like to have an extra avenue for making a profit off of your work. Thankfully, since Android TV is a fully functioning Android OS, it doesn’t take much to migrate your games over to the new platform. This chapter will focus on Android TV and some tools for building your games with the platform, as developing complete games is an extensive topic and outside the scope of this book. This chapter will ...

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