Tag: Unity 4

Unity 4 Features Summary

Unity 4 will be released sometime soon, and it’s sure to be fantastic. Here are some of the new features:

BETTER GUI SYSTEM
Much better optimization and performance

MECANIM
Retargetable animation
Easy and visual animation blending
Easy use of mocap
Use inverse kinematics rigs

NEW USER INTERFACE
Better project organization
Component based workflow
Live preview Asset Store assets within Unity Project window

DIRECTX 11
Unity makes use of Microsoft’s DirectX 11

3D TEXTURES
The ability to use volumetric textures for advanced shader effects.

SHURIKEN PARTICLES
Updates to the Shuriken particle system for more realism.

MOBILE SHADOWS
Dynamic, real time shadows for mobile

LINUX
Deployment to the Linux OS supported.

…AND MORE!

UNITY 4 FEATURES NOT IN FREE VERSION

Mecanim IK rigs
Some navigation mesh features
3D Textures
Lightmapping with normal maps

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