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There are a couple ways to getting started on developing first project for Cocos2D-Mono:

  • You can use one of the Project Templates for Visual Studio
    • There is also a Visual Studio Extension available to install the Project Templates (which are updated with each release of Cocos2D-Mono)
  • You can start from one of the Samples
  • There are also NuGet Packages available to make it easy to not have to worry about dependencies

You can check out the options below:

Templates for Visual Studio

To make things as easy as possible templates for Visual Studio are provided and can be found here.

There are currently templates available as an extension for Visual Studio 2017, 2019 & 2022 here. Additional IDEs will be supported soon!


Samples can be found here

NuGet Packages

Cocos2D-Mono is also available as a NuGet package

Once you feel comfortable checking out the Samples and/of have the Project Templates installed you can get started creating your first project.