Unity Technologies, the creators of Unity, an intuitive and flexible development platform used to make interactive 3D and 2D experiences, boasts a thriving community of over 2.5 million developers ranging from large publishers to hobbyists across a variety of industries such as video games, casino games, simulation, visualization, training and art. Many of the applications that are created with Unity are social in nature, including those developed to run on Facebook and mobile devices.
Unity Technologies aggressively re-invests in its award-winning 3D and 2D development tools and democratization initiatives, such as the Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service, in order to remain at the forefront of innovation.
Unity 4 is the next major iteration of the Unity development platform. The new version includes an overhaul of the Unity engine and tools suite to accommodate critical new features such as the Mecanim character animation system, DirectX 11 support, hypermodern mobile graphics, new publishing platforms, incredible new specialized 2D development tools, and the highly anticipated re-designed GUI system. These new features and improvements comprise the first in a series of Unity 4 releases that are empowering developers with the first truly democratic AAA game engine.
Unity 4, released in 2012, provides more features and power to the industry leading Unity development platform.