About Unity

Unity is a game development software designed to help businesses build and deploy 2D, 3D, and virtual reality (VR) applications across various platforms. It offers a visual scripting plugin, which enables administrators to conceptualize actions for games on a unified interface.

Developers can recycle the appearance of depreciated content, remove seams from various materials and detect questionable artifacts across textured maps on a centralized dashboard. Unity allows teams to personalize splash screens and build context-aware augmented reality games using the virtual environment and sensor data. Operators can also visualize players’ behavior across different applications, collect feedback, and capture errors in real-time.

Unity lets businesses filter building information modeling (BIM) data and collaborate with stakeholders on design reviews. Creators can also deblur, unwrap, match colors, and remove seams from materials, facilitating photoconversion on a centralized dashboard.


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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Unity Review

Reviewed on 2022/09/15

Pros

It is very beginner friendly and easy to use. I like that you could bake lightings and make the scene look more realistic based on Real-Time Lighting Baking

Cons

It sometimes crashes without any reasons. Progress is always ruined by these moments.

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  • Industry: Computer Games
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Best tool for Newbie & Expert Game Developers

Reviewed on 2019/11/11

My overall experience with unity is quite good, as Ive been working as a Game Developer for over an...

My overall experience with unity is quite good, as Ive been working as a Game Developer for over an year, it makes things easier to do, got alot of help through unity forums, and the asset store covers almost evert aspect of Game Development.

Pros

Things I like the most about unity is its user friendliness, the UI is easier to understood, is more RAM friendly, and the asset store will cover all your requirements if you dont have enough time to create everything from very scratch.

Cons

Cons about the software is its compatability issues, as it happened many times that the project starts misbehaving after new update, so i mostly avoid the tool upgrades.

Alternatives Considered

Unreal Engine

Reasons for Choosing Unity

Unreal Engine UI is a bit difficult to be understood as a newbie, and is quite RAM eating software

Switched From

Unreal Engine

Reasons for Switching to Unity

I will choose unity over other resources because of availability of both paid and free resources on asset store of unity, and is quite easier to use and manage however you want
Andreas
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Easy to use, with a catch

Reviewed on 2019/06/28

Unity works, and you can make games with it. If you are a programmer I'm sure many of my cons do...

Unity works, and you can make games with it. If you are a programmer I'm sure many of my cons do not apply to you, and if you have a full development team and a budget, even fewer apply to you. For the lone developer looking to take their first steps into the industry though, it can be daunting and frustrating. Power through, however, and you'll be able to make a full game that could kick start your career.

Pros

-Unity is free
-Unity is straight forward
-Unity provides small developer teams the ability to make games
-Unity provides an asset store to acquire high quality assets for game design
-Unity can create AAA quality titles

Cons

-Unity has a fairly poor reputation you may have to fight through when selling a game
-Unity allows "asset flips" that both harm Unities reputation and saturate the marketplace with poor products. This harms consumer trust in Unity games, and may make your product a harder sell.
-Unity asset store isn't well regulated. You can purchase something that does not work.
-Unity has multiple built in features that are simply useless, or outdated, requiring you to search for replacement assets or create your own.

David Jonathan
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My Unity Review

Reviewed on 2024/02/04

Good. Easy for beginners it is a good introduction in the world of making a game and other programs

Good. Easy for beginners it is a good introduction in the world of making a game and other programs

Pros

The most easiest and accessible engine for all

Cons

The subscriptions in unity where people who only wants to code that doesnt have enough money cant buy the engine

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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Is Unity a good game engine to start with or migrate to?

Reviewed on 2023/03/05

Very good, if you ever wanted to learn game design Unity is definitely the way to go, everything...

Very good, if you ever wanted to learn game design Unity is definitely the way to go, everything feels like its made easy, there are plenty of tutorials and Unity the documentation is very easy to understand and follow along.

Pros

It's free for startup projects and you only need to start paying after your game makes a considerable amount of money, easy to use, out of every game engine Unity has the biggest community which means there are a huge amount of tutorials and people that can help you if you're ever stuck. Documentation is also really good and easy to follow along.

Cons

When I started to work on CI using Unitys cloud services I struggled a lot and there isn't much support on the CI end so it kinda feels like you have to figure things out on your own there.

Alternatives Considered

Unreal Engine

Reasons for Switching to Unity

Unity is more widely used and has a helpful resources online compared to other game engines.
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Unity FAQs

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Unity offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$40,00/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
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Enterprise annual plan available at $200/mo/ seat min 20 seats. Please contact Unity Technologies for pricing details.

Unity has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1 000, 1 001–5 000

Unity supports the following languages:

Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

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Unity integrates with the following applications:

Jira, Slack, Trello

Unity offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base

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