Frequently Asked Questions

Overall questions about upgrading to 5.0, support for 5.x, launch of 5.0

Do I have to upgrade?
When can I get a trial of 5.0?
What is happening with the new GUI system?
When will Unity 5.0 be officially released?
How long will you continue to support Unity 4.X?
Who can I contact if I want to know more about Unity 5.0?
For how much longer will I be able to purchase Unity 4.X?
Where can I find Unity license terms?

Unity 5 features

Does buying Unity 5.0 entitle me to all 5.x releases?
Where can I read the release notes for Unity 5?
What are the new features and improvements in Unity 5.0?

Unity 5 add-ons

What Pro add-ons are included in Unity Pro 5?
What happens to my Unity Pro 4.x deployment add-ons when I upgrade to Unity Pro 5.0?
For how much longer can I buy 4.x add-ons?
Do I get WebGL deployment if I purchase Unity Pro 5?

Unity 5 Pre-order period and offers

What do I get if I pre-order Unity 5.0?

Unity 5 Team license free upgrade

Is it true that I can upgrade to the Unity 5.0 Team License for free?
How do I get the free upgrade?
How long is this offer valid?

Subscription offer for perpetual license holders

Do I have to have the same product configuration for my discounted subscription plan as that of my perpetual license?
Who is eligible for a Unity subscription offer?
Are customers with Basic deployment add-ons eligible for the discounted subscription plan?
How much does it cost?
What does it cost to add an add-on after the start of the subscription?
How many discounted subscription plans can I purchase?
I own a perpetual Team License. Can I get my free Team License with this offer too?
What happens to my perpetual license when I open this new subscription?

Unity 4 launch, upgrading to Unity 4, support for 3.x

Where can I download or buy Unity 4?
What are the upgrade prices?
Do I have to upgrade? How long will you support Unity 3.x
I use Unity 3.x products. Can I get a trial of Unity 4?
Can I run both 3.5 and Unity 4 simultaneously on my computer?
Will my project break if I upgrade to Unity 4 mid-development?
What training and support comes with Unity 4?
Where can I find your End User License Agreement (EULA)?
Who can I contact if I want to know more about Unity 4?

Unity 4 features

What are the new features and improvements in Unity 4?
Does buying Unity 4 entitle me to all 4.x releases?
Will the 3.x animation system continue to be developed and improved now that you have the Mecanim system?
Where can I read the release notes for Unity 4?
How do I import my 3.x project into Unity 4.x?
What version of Mono is used for 4.x? Can I use all .NET features?

Unity 4 add-ons

What happens to my 3.5 add-ons when I upgrade to Unity 4?

Team license free upgrade

Is it true that I can upgrade to the Unity 4 Team License for free?
How do I get the free upgrade?
How long is this offer valid?

Unity 4 Linux standalone desktop publishing preview

Why Linux now?
Why is it still a preview?
Is it a publishing option just like all the other ones in terms of ease of use?
Do I have to pay for it?
Why are you referring to it as “Linux standalone desktop publishing”?
What hardware/software configurations will be supported?

New license activation system

What is the new Activation system?
Can I manage my activations remotely?
Will I assign my serial permanently to the Unity Account used during activation?
How many machines can I install my copy of Unity on?
I need to use my license on another machine, but I get that message that my license has been “Activated too many times”. What should I do?
My account credentials aren’t recognised when logging in during the Activation process?
Can I use Unity 4.x with my 3.x Serial number?
I’m planning on replacing an item of hardware and/or my OS. What should I do?
My machine died without me being able to “Return” my license, what now?
I have two licenses, each with an add-on I require, how do I activate them in unison on my machine?
Where is my Unity 4.x license file stored?

Unity licensing

How many systems is a Unity license good for?
How can I license or use Unity's source code?
How can I migrate my license from one computer to another?
I would like to develop for a console such as Xbox360, PS3, or Nintendo Wii. What do I need?
What is the Unity caching product and how can we license it?
Can our company use free/basic and Pro licenses at the same time?
Can our company use Basic add-ons with Unity Pro?
How can I become a Unity reseller?
Can I sell or transfer ownership of my license to another person?
How is Unity delivered? Is there a CD, manual or box included?
What features are included in the different Unity Licenses?
Do you have a discount license for students?

Fees

Are there royalties or a per-title fee?
Are there any annual or maintenance fees?
Can we have a free Unity Pro license, make deferred payments, or have a special discount?

Making and selling games with Unity

Can we use the code/art/assets in Unity Technologies' example projects?
Can we sell games and make money with the free version of Unity?