What’s New with Game Center in iOS 6

Note from Ray: This is the seventh iOS 6 tutorial in the iOS 6 Feast! This tutorial is an abbreviated version of one of the chapters from our new book iOS 6 By Tutorials. Ali Hafizji wrote this chapter – the same guy who’s written several Android tutorials for this site in the past. Enjoy! […] By Ali Hafizji.

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Where To Go From Here?

Here is the final project.

If you want to learn more about GameKit and all the awesome new things introduced be sure to check out our new book titled iOS 6 by Tutorials!

The books has 2 full length chapters on GameKit and covers the following topics:

  1. Details on new classes introduced such as GKGameCenterViewController.
  2. Setting up achievements for the monkey jump game and unlocking them through GameKit.
  3. Reporting achievement using GameKit.
  4. Sending achievement challenges to friends.
  5. Sharing score and achievements on social channels such as facebook, twitter etc.
  6. Adding the ability to record every move the player makes and sending that data along with a challenge.
  7. Adding a ghost mode that show every move the challenger made while you are trying to beat a challenge.

So definitely check out iOS 6 by Tutorials as there a ton you will get to learn! In the meantime, if you have any questions or comments on this tutorial, please join the forum discussion below!

This is a blog post by iOS Tutorial Team member Ali Hafizji, an iOS and Android developer working at Tavisca Solutions.

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