The leading global game industry software
Unity Technologies is shaping a booming global games market and has seen escalating uptake of the Unity engine and its complementary and integrated game promotion, user retention and analytics services.
The Unity engine is far and away the dominant global game development software. More games are made with Unity than with any other game technology. More players play games made with Unity, and more developers rely on our tools and services to drive their business.
Forty-five percent market share
Worldwide, Unity takes a plus 45% share of the full feature game engine market, approximately three times that of our closest competitor.
Global game engine market shareSource: McKinsey report to be released September 2014
Forty-seven percent of developers
The Unity game engine is far more popular amongst developers than any other game development software. The proportion of developers relying on Unity as their primary development tool and using Unity is growing all the time.
Unity dominates the tools marketSource: Vision Mobile, Developer Economics, State of the Developer Nation Q3, 2014
Unity customers include Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Nexon, Nickelodeon, Square, Ubisoft and Warner Bros. From large and small studios to independent professionals, more and more developers are moving to Unity.
Registered Unity developers - 2010-2014Source: Unity Technologies
Unity dominates 3D mobile games
In every major market in the world, an overwhelming majority of the top-grossing 3D mobile games made with third party tools are made using Unity.
Engine share of top-grossing 3D mobile games by territorySource: Source DNA
Six hundred million gamers
Unity touches 600 million gamers all over the world through games made using our engine. By comparison, Facebook has 829M daily users.Sources: McKinsey report to be released September 2014; Facebook http://newsroom.fb.com/company-info/
A growing market
Unity is increasing our market share in the rapidly growing gaming industry, generating Unity’s massive expansion in real terms. The key mobile gaming market, which Unity continues to expand into and dominate, is growing even faster.
Video game market revenue worldwide, 2011-2017, US$ billionsSource: Gartner (October 2013)
In revenue terms, the gaming industry is rapidly overtaking the entire film and TV industry. In 2013, consumers spent US$ 21.53B on video games, hardware and accessories in the US alone.Source: Entertainment Software Association
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry with Unity, the breakthrough development platform for creating games and interactive 3D and 2D experiences like training simulations and medical and architectural visualizations, across mobile, desktop, web, console and other platforms.
Unity was created with the vision to democratize game development and level the playing field for developers across the globe. Through industry-disrupting pricing and business plans, incredible ease of porting to multiple platforms, a deep yet approachable project editor and our innovative game promotion, user retention and analytics services Unity makes making successful games far easier than ever before.
Awards and Accolades
- Develop Awards 2014 - Winner - Best Engine
- Unity Technologies Named Winner of Best in Entertainment and Gaming in ‘The San Francisco Business Times’ Tech and Innovation Awards
- Stevie Awards: Tech Innovator of the Year Finalist (David Helgason, CEO)
- Stevie Awards: Innovative Tech Company of the Year (Company) - Finalist
- 2014 Gamesindustry.biz Innovation Awards - Finalist - Innovation in Technology
Unity (free), Unity Pro, iOS Pro, Android Pro and Team License.
Unity Technologies is a global company headquartered in the United States in San Francisco, California. Unity also has offices in Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Korea, Japan, Lithuania, Singapore, Sweden, Ukraine, The United Kingdom.