What is Unity and what can I do with it?
Unity is a fully integrated development engine that provides rich out-of-the-box functionality to create games and other interactive 3D content. You use Unity to assemble your art and assets into scenes and environments; add lighting, audio, special effects, physics and animation; simultaneously play test and edit your game, and when ready, publish to your chosen platforms, such as Mac, PC and Linux desktop computers, Windows Store the Web, iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Blackberry 10, Wii U, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Unity’s complete toolset, intuitive workspace and rapid, productive workflows help users to drastically reduce the time, effort and cost of making interactive content.
Buy Unity or download it for free
Unity Pro offers a full professional suite of rendering power and tools to craft any kind of game and other rich interactive content. An extensive arsenal of high-end graphics, special effects, audio, lighting, physics and performance optimization tools is available to keep great-looking content running smoothly on any hardware.
Unity Pro comes with Web and desktop platform support. Mobile games and content can be deployed with additional Unity Pro mobile add-ons. A special license is required to develop console games with Unity Pro.
Go to the Unity Online Store to purchase Unity Pro and Unity Pro add-ons for mobile publishing. In the Store you can also download the free version of Unity that includes a 30-day Unity Pro trial. The free version of Unity brings you a limited, yet robust, flexible and high-quality toolset to develop creative and commercial content, and includes deployment for mobile, desktop and Web platforms.
Check out our Unity license comparison page to compare the feature set of Unity Pro and the free version.
How do I get Unity?
You can buy Unity Pro and Pro add-ons for multiplatform publishing from our Online Store. Unity Pro gives you high-end options for fine tuning your animations, post-processing special effects, pathfinding, light effects, audio filters and performance optimization.
You can download the free version of Unity from the Store or by clicking the button. You can also buy Basic add-ons for multiplatform publishing that can be used with both the free and Pro versions of Unity.
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What platforms can I target?
Using Unity, you can publish your game on the following platforms:
Mac OSX App, Windows Executable, Windows Store, Linux desktop, Web Browsers, via Unity Web Player, iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Windows Phone 8, Blackberry 10, Wii U, PS3 and Xbox 360
What kind of content can I make?
Unity supports the creation of almost any 2D or 3D interactive content imaginable:
Games, including: Browser-based MMOGs, First-person shooters, Racing games, Real-time strategy games, Third-person shooters, Roleplaying games, Side-scrollers, ...and many more
Serious games including: military simulation, medical training, virtual reality, architectural applications, advertising and retail.
Visit the gallery section of our site see some of the interactive content powered by Unity.More about publishing Visit the gallery
What kind of support does Unity offer?
Resources are freely available to help make the road to your game shorter, faster and a lot more fun. The Unity Community the Unity Asset Store, our comprehensive Documentation and free online training and tutorials all help users to stay motivated, jump hurdles, get unstuck and learn about shortcuts and optimizations.