It seems that Epic Games is not the only one who wants to benefit all developers around the world with its flexible policy that allows to use their graphics engine Unreal Engine 4 for free.
Today Unity Technologies released has just Unity Engine 5 it will be available in two versions. A Personal and free to include almost all development tools and debugging, while the Professional version will cost $1500, or $75 through a monthly subscription.
While I can’t get into all the technical detail on Unity Engine 5 in a short post, I do want to share with you the big ideas that we think define Unity 5.
It is a graphics powerhouse capable of rendering beautiful, complex and detailed scenes.
The highly extensible and feature rich editor is now 64-bit and is even more robust than ever with additions like our huge suite of integrated audio design tools*. (* full multi-track audio mixer. very cool.)
Unity’s industry leading multiplatform support grow with WebGL and improves with better console platform support and the introduction of IL2CPP. Unity now supports 21(!) platforms.
With the launch of Unity 5, we are launching Unity Cloud Build which is providing an option to developers to boost their productivity and efficiency through the cloud. You can learn more about Unity 5 here.
Here you can see the differences between the two versions:
We leave the link for you of Stream presentation when they have given a detailed presentation on Unity 5: