Release Notes

Version 4.4.1

What's new?

  • Renamed GooglePlayGames bundle and framework to gpg.
  • Improved multiplayer stability.
  • Fixed popup orientation on iOS 8.
  • Fixed an issue that appeared as a crash in std::mutex code.
  • Fixed an issue that affected deleting Saved Games on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+.

Important notice

From this release, this SDK is part of Play Games C++ SDK Version 1.4.1. It is no longer available as a standalone package.

Version 3.1.1

What's new?

  • Improved support for iOS devices and iOS 8.

Version 3.1

What's new?

  • New material design SDK UI and API.
  • Updated minimum level of iOS version support from iOS 6 to iOS 7.
  • Fixed app submission validation errors with GooglePlayGames.bundle.
  • Dropped view controller APIs in favor of GPGLauncherController APIs.
  • Dropped data model APIs in favor of asynchronous APIs on data classes directly.
  • Deprecated App State API.

Version 3.0

What's new?

Version 2.0.2

What's new?

  • Fixes bug that causes turn-based multiplayer calls to fail when no placing or result is specified.
  • Adds background fetching for 'leave room' and 'take turn' API calls.
  • Fixes bug for offline support.

Known issues

  • Calling the leave method from within a room:didChangeStatus method might cause the system to invoke the room:didChangeStatus method again and enter an inconsistent state, eventually crashing the app. For a workaround, see the real-time multiplayer guide.

Version 2.0.1

What's new?

  • Bug fixes for real-time multiplayer and turn-based multiplayer.
  • UI performance improvements.

Version 2.0.0

What's new?

Version 1.2.2

What's new?

  • Fixes for calling Management APIs.
  • Fix for potential app submission warning.

Version 1.2.1

What's new?

  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 1.2

What's new?

  • GPGScore now supports a scoreTag property, which allows you to submit a 64-character string with any score.
  • Support for management APIs. You can now reset achievements and scores for tester accounts. For more information, see the following methods:
  • Fixed a crash when displaying widgets in iOS7.
  • Displays a warning and sets GPGManager to nil in unsupported operating systems (earlier than iOS 6.0).
  • Hidden achievements now properly hide their description and title.
  • Minor graphical fixes on tablets.
  • Multiple achievement notifications are now displayed properly.

** Known issues **

  • The management APIs are currently not functioning within the iOS SDK. Look for a fix in a future update.

Version 1.1

What's new?

  • The Achievements and Leaderboard widgets have a new look!
  • Better local caching of leaderboard scores for improved performance.
  • Automatic batching of leaderboard score submissions while offline.
    • Just as before, you can submit scores whether or not the user is offline. The updated library is more efficient with submitting these scores once the user comes back online.
  • A new GPGScore method, batchSubmitScores:withCompletionHandler:, which you can use to manually submit several scores to several leaderboards at once.
  • Several bug fixes and improvements.

Important notes

  • You will need to import the following frameworks in addition to the ones you've imported previously:
    • QuartzCore.framework
    • CoreText.framework
  • The SDK's minimum supported iOS version is now 6.0. You must have a Deployment Target of 6.0 or higher when using the new SDK.
    • With this new target, some of our code samples have changed to remove methods that have been deprecated in iOS 6. For instance, [self dismissModalViewControllerAnimated:YES]; has been replaced with [self dismissViewControllerAnimated:YES completion:nil];

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