SpriteKit is a 2D Game Engine developed by Apple. It provides high level APIs and a wide range of functionalities to developers. It also contains an internal Physics Engine.
It is available on every Apple platform
Note: If you wish to develop using 3D graphics you need to use SceneKit instead.
The core building blocks of SpriteKit are:
Other related building blocks are:
iOS 7.0 and Later
OS X 10.9 Mavericks and Later
watchOS 3.0 and Later
tvOS 9.0 and later
Open Xcode and select
Create a new Xcode Project .
iOS > Application on the left and
Game on the main selection area.
Product Namethe name of your first great game.
Organization Namethe name of your company (or simply your own name).
Organisation Identifiershould contain your reversed domain name (
com.yourdomain). If you don't have a domain write anything you want (this is just and test).
Select a folder of your Mac where you want to save the project and click on Create.
Congrats, you create your first Game with SpriteKit! Just press
R to run it into the simulator!