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The world’s leading
real-time engine

Unity is used to create half of the world's games. Our flexible real-time tools offer incredible possibilities for game developers, and creators across industries and applications.

Unity 2018:

Graphics rendering, next-gen runtime, and more artist tooling

Unity 2018 enhances Unity’s core technology and gives creators the power to express their talents and collaborate more efficiently.

Rich & Extensible editor

An all-in-one Editor that extends to match your production workflow

The Unity Editor features multiple tools that enable rapid editing and iteration in your development cycles, including Play mode for quick previews of your work in real-time.

  • All-in-one editor: Available on Windows and Mac, it includes a range of artist-friendly tools for designing immersive experiences and game worlds, as well as a strong suite of developer tools for implementing game logic and high-performance gameplay.
  • 2D & 3D: Unity supports both 2D and 3D development with features and functionality for your specific needs across genres.
  • AI pathfinding tools: Unity includes a navigation system that allows you to create NPCs that can intelligently move around the game world. The system uses navigation meshes that are created automatically from your Scene geometry, or even dynamic obstacles, to alter the navigation of the characters at runtime.
  • User interfaces: Our built-in UI system allows you to create user interfaces fast and intuitively.
  • Physics engines: Take advantage of Box2D and NVIDIA PhysX support for highly realistic and high-performance gameplay.
  • Custom tools: You can extend the Editor with whatever tools you need to match your team’s workflow. Create and add customized extensions or find what you need on our Asset Store, which features thousands of resources, tools and extensions to speed up your projects.

Industry-leading multiplatform

iOS
Android
Windows
Universal Windows Platform
Mac
Linux/Steam OS
WebGL
PlayStation 4
PlayStation Vita
Xbox One
Nintendo 3DS
Oculus Rift
Google Cardboard Android & iOS
Steam VR PC & Mac
Playstation VR
Gear VR
Windows Mixed Reality
Daydream
Android TV
Samsung SMART TV
tvOS
Nintendo Switch
Fire OS
Facebook Gameroom
Apple ARKit
Google ARCore
Vuforia
Build once, deploy anywhere to reach the largest possible audience
  • 25+ platforms across mobile, desktop, console, TV, VR, AR and the Web.
  • More platform support than any other creation engine: With Unity, you can reach the widest audience and feel confident that your IP is future-proof, no matter how the industry evolves or where your imagination takes you.

Engine Performance

Top performance

Optimize your interactive creations with a top performing engine that keeps on improving.

  • Advanced profiling tools offer insights, such as determining if your game is CPU or GPU-bound, and how to optimize rendering and gameplay performance for a smooth user experience
  • Native C++ performance across platforms with Unity-developed back-end IL2CPP scripting, which is continuously improved
  • Scripting runtime Mono/.NET 4,6/C#6 (experimental in 2017.1)
  • Learn about simple and safe high-performance multithreaded systems for the most compute-intensive scenarios

Instant Games

Unity’s new, highly-modular runtime lets you build instant games that are small, light and fast.
  • Complete control over your file size
  • Work with the Editor you know and love
  • Unparalleled performance and scalability

XR

Powering over two-thirds of VR and AR experiences

Unity is the preferred development tool for the majority of XR creators. Used by everyone from AAA game studios like Ubisoft, top creative agencies like Weiden+Kennedy, space pioneers at NASA, top Hollywood directors like Neill Blomkamp and Eric Darnell, and even our friends at Google for their Tiltbrush and Blocks experiences, Unity is your best and most valuable solution for jumping into the latest and greatest immersive technologies.

Graphics Rendering

Create an evocative atmosphere that enthralls players

Bring your game alive in the day with sun shafts or take your players down midnight streets glowing with neon signs or into shadowy tunnels.

  • Real-time rendering engine: Produce amazing visual fidelity with Real-Time Global Illumination and Physically Based Rendering.
  • Native Graphics APIs: Unity supports multiplatforms, but still stays close to the low level graphics API of each platform, allowing you to take advantage of the latest GPU and hardware improvements, like Vulkan, iOS Metal, DirectX12, nVidia VRWorks or AMD LiquidVR.

Artist and Designer Tools

A workspace for creative people

The Unity Editor is a creative hub for artists, designers, developers, and other team members. It includes 2D and 3D scene design tools, storytelling and cinematics, lighting, audio system, Sprite management tools, particle effects and a powerful dopesheet animation system.

  • Storytelling: The Timeline tool gives artists the power to create stunning cinematic content & gameplay sequences.
  • Cinematic content: With Cinemachine’s suite of smart and dynamic cameras, you can control shots just like a movie director from within the Editor.
  • Color grading and effects: Create the look you want with professional and fully featured Post Processing FX.
  • Animation: Use Timeline, Anima2D, Particles, and tight integration with Maya and other 3rd party tools to animate directly within Unity.
  • Level design and worldbuilding: With ProBuilder, rapidly design, prototype and play-test your levels, then blend textures and colors, sculpt meshes and scatter objects with Polybrush (beta).
  • Round-tripping: Detail and polish your 3D models on-the-fly with Unity's seamless integration of digital content-creation (DCC) tools like Maya.
  • Lighting: Get instant feedback with the Progressive Lightmapper, polish and hone your scene with Post Processing, and optimise your scene with Mixed Lighting Modes for the best result per target platform.

CAD

Unlock your CAD data for real-time development

Through our partnership with PiXYZ software, the best-in-class solution for optimizing 3D data, we offer all you need to quickly import, manage and optimize your large CAD assemblies into Unity for real-time visualization projects.

PiXYZ takes the guesswork and heavy lifting out of the CAD data-prep equation, ensuring all your CAD files are optimized for Unity, regardless of the source. Going from CAD import to real-time publishing has never been so easy!

Connected Games

Cloud-enabled for today’s most popular experiences.

From dynamic single player games to real time multiplayer games and beyond, connected games are the most popular and successful. Unity provides all creators access to the tools, services, and infrastructure needed to create these kinds of games, and scale to any level of success.

  • Real-time Multiplayer Games: With Unity, creators have access to the tools, infrastructure and support needed to build, scale and operate today’s most played and viewed games.
  • Game Server Hosting (Alpha): Performant, scalable infrastructure for creating and operating your real-time multiplayer game. Integrated with matchmaking.
  • Custom Hosting Solutions from Multiplay. Scalable, resilient and cost-effective game server hosting services through optimized cloud and bare metal infrastructure.

Team Collaboration

Work faster together

Unity Teams enables creative teams to work more efficiently together with features that enable collaboration and simplify workflows.

  • Save, share, and sync your projects and use simple version control and cloud storage, all seamlessly integrated with Unity
  • Cloud Build: Automatically create and share builds with anyone.

Cloud Diagnostics

Get real time feedback and react to users faster

Unity Cloud Diagnostics is a suite of cloud-enabled tools that help you identify, collect, and prioritize performance data and feedback from your end users. React in real-time and keep your users engaged and satisfied.

Live Ops Analytics

Real-time insights with live-ops analytics

Unity Analytics gives you fast, easy access to important information that helps you improve your in-game economy and the player experience.

  • Complete set of live-operation features (game & player analytics, heatmaps, performance monitoring) to monitor player activity.
  • No SDK! Unity Analytics is built-in Unity, so No SDK!

Monetization

The simplest way to increase revenue

Unity offers built-in solutions to maximize your success.

  • Revenue-generation solutions: Ads & IAP
  • A complete set of live-operation analytics features for monitoring player activity.
  • Continuous improvements: Optimize the performance of your live games in real-time, without redeployment, and increase user Lifetime Value (LTV) with the power of analytics data.

Advertising

Acquire New Audiences

Advertise across Unity Ads and get new customers delivered right to your doorstep

  • Access premium gaming & entertainment inventory
  • Zero-in on target audiences across 1B+ unique devices reached
  • Reach audiences at the right place, time, and when they’re engaged the most

Unity Asset Store

Jump-start your development and get to the finish line faster

Whatever your problem or need, the Asset Store is home to the solution.

  • Off-the-shelf content to enhance your Unity project and make development faster and easier
  • Massive catalog of paid and free content
  • Whatever you need: Art, models, scripts, productivity tools, and more

Unity Connect

Realize your ultimate idea

Unity Connect is a professional network and talent marketplace dedicated to Unity creators.

  • Showcase your work with a free portfolio
  • Get discovered by talent seekers
  • Connect with others who have the skills to help you overcome roadblocks and realize your ultimate idea.
  • Browse jobs from industry employers or find opportunities
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