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Salus Games

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I guess this is their answer to Unreal Engine becoming free yesterday. This is awesome. There is still a pro version which includes cloud based services and stuff but the editor is identical in both. 

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Unity Free

  • Engine with all features: All the features in the - Unity engine included.

  • Royalty-free - Unity does not charge on a per title basis and you do not pay royalties or pay revenue share, even for games and applications made with Unity 5 Personal Edition.

  • All platforms (limitations apply) - Deployment to all platforms included with the Personal Edition splash screen.

Unity Pro

  • Customizable Splash Screen -

  • Unity Cloud Build Pro - 12 Months - Get your builds the easy way with our new Cloud Build Pro service. Changes in your project are detected as you work, and builds are delivered automatically to your device, or playable on the Web. Unity 5 Professional Edition includes 12 months of Cloud Build Pro for free. Unity 5 Personal Edition users can purchase Cloud Build Pro for $25/month.

  • Unity Analytics Pro - Our new cloud-based analytics tool gives you actionable insights into your players’ behavior so that you can improve their gaming experience and increase retention and engagement. This service is currently in open beta. When officially launched, Unity Analytics Pro will be included in Unity 5 Professional Edition. Unity 5 Personal Edition users will be able to purchase Unity Analytics Pro for $25/month.

  • Team License - Team License facilitates efficient asset sharing and big productivity boosts for teams. Included in Unity 5 Professional Edition. Unity 5 Personal Edition users can purchase Team License for $20/month.

  • Prioritized bug handling - Incoming bug reports from Unity 5 Professional Edition customers will be higher priority and verified first. Bug fixes are prioritized by severity regardless of edition used.

  • Game Performance Reporting - A preview of a new service that monitors and analyzes managed code crashes from your games.

  • Beta access - Unity 5 Professional Edition customers get access to all upcoming beta releases in Unity 5.

  • Unlimited Revenue and Funding - May not be licensed or used by a commercial entity with annual gross revenues (based on prior fiscal year) in excess of US$100,000, or by an educational, academic, non-profit or government entity with a total annual budget for the entire entity (based on prior fiscal year) in excess of US$100,000.

  • Future platforms included - Unity 5 Professional Edition includes access to all future platforms.

  • Professional editor skin -

  • Asset Store Level 11 - A new Asset Store program offering discounts and benefits. Access is free for Unity 5 Professional Edition customers. Unity 5 Personal Edition users will soon be able to join Asset Store Level 11 for $19/month.

  • Professional Community Features - Coming soon! Pro-only benefits including filtering options to view selected Pro threads, and more.

  • Source code access - If you're interested in licensing source code access, please contact a salesperson.

  • Premium Support - Get professional Unity assistance with your project.


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It is sooo nice. But I wonder how are they hoping to earn money? [biggrin]
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Well I know you have to get the pro version if you make 100k+ a year and I think they get a cut from things sold in the asset store. Maybe they are willing to take a short term cut in profits to attractive more devs over from Unreal Engine and make more profit later on through other channels. 
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This is wonderfull news!
I watched the release yesterday and nearly had a break down when they anounced the Pesonal edition!
Profiler and Occlusion culling for all! Love it!

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Sounds awesome. Can't wait to see it in action [smile]

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