Microsoft announced today that it has acquired SyntaxTree, the creator of UnityVS, a Visual Studio plugin for the Unity game engine. UnityVS will soon be available to download for free from Microsoft.

unityvs 2 730x242 Microsoft acquires SyntaxTree, maker of a popular Visual Studio plugin for Unity

UnityVS enables developers to view and debug the code for their games from within Virtual Studio. A number of top gaming companies, including EA, Ubisoft, Mojang, Valve and Blizzard, use the plugin.

Microsoft acquires SyntaxTree, creator of UnityVS plugin for Visual Studio