Announcing Stride 4.2

The Stride contributors are thrilled to announce the release of Stride 4.2, now fully compatible with .NET 8 and leveraging the latest enhancements in C# 12. Read more about it here.

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The Freedom to Create Your Own Game

Your Next Game Engine

Stride is a powerful, open-source 2D and 3D cross-platform game engine. It's free to use, modify, and distribute under the permissive MIT license. Whether you're creating a simple mobile game or the next big console hit, Stride has the features and flexibility you need.

Your Freedom with Stride

  • Use Stride for any purpose
  • Distribute Stride however you like
  • Dive into Stride's workings and modify it to suit your needs
  • Share or distribute your modified versions of Stride
Note: The installer download is approximately 55 MB. This file will be downloaded directly from our GitHub main repository.

Get Started with Stride

Before you download, make sure to check the system requirements for Stride. Ready to dive in? View the most recent changes in our release notes.

Frequently asked questions

Stride currently supports Windows, Android, iOS, Xbox One and Universal Windows Platforms (UWP). Stride also supports most popular VR devices and has experimental support for Linux.

See the Stride features page, the Stride documentation, the Stride blog, and the Stride release notes. If you can't find what you're looking for, ask on the Stride GitHub discussions.

No. Xenko 3.x and Stride 4+ are covered by MIT license.

Stride is open-source, highly modular, and super-versatile. You can use it to create mobile, PC and VR games, or as a high-end rendering engine for applications such as training simulations or architecture and engineering software.

Yes. You own all the content you make with Stride.

For more answers, see our dedicated FAQ page.