Unity Technologies announced at the Game Developers Conference, that its latest game engine, Unity 5, is now available globally.
According Unity Technologies, the engine update contains “massive graphics improvements and an expanded editor feature set.” Graphically, the engine now has physically based shading, “real-time global illumination with Enlighten, and reflection probes.”
The company also announced Unity Cloud Build, which will allow developers to increase their productivity by “leveraging the power of cloud computing.”
CEO John Riccitiello stated that the company wants everyone to be able to have access to Untiy 5″which is why we’ve increased the value of our royalty-free licenses.” The professional edition of Unity 5 features Unity Cloud and Team License, whereas the personal edition offers the engine for free.
Unity 5 can be downloaded for free from Unity’s site. The professional edition costs $75 USD.