The news came out today that Sony Computer Entertainment has partnered with Unity Technologies to offer Unity Pro free to developers. That means if you’re a licensed Playstation developer currently working on a game for the Playstation 3, Playstation 4 or the Playstation Vita, you can use Unity Pro at no cost to develop your game.
Teiji Yutaka, a Senior Vice President at Sony Computer Entertainment explained why they decided to partner with Unity and offer it free to their developers:
“We are very happy to begin offering Unity for our PlayStation platforms at no additional cost to developers. Some of the most exciting and high quality games are being created in the vibrant indie community. We’re happy to help ensure all developers have the same opportunities to create wonderful new experiences for our powerful PlayStation platforms.”
Unity is a game creation suite that has helped create a number of different titles like “Ori and the Blind Forest,” “Oddworld: New and Tasty,” and “Broforce” among many, many others as a way to help indie developers create a variety of different games across multiple platforms.
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