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Unity iOS and Android basic free until April 8th

03-06-2012, 11:41 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 158
Unity iOS and Android basic free until April 8th

Haven't seen anything here about this, but Unity iOS basic and Android basic are free until April 8th. It's an awesome deal, and if you have even a small interest you should pick it up.

https://store.unity3d.com/
03-06-2012, 12:32 PM
#2
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Paris, France
Posts: 146
Yeah it's awesome! Tried to DL yesterday but the servers were down.

I make games.
Twitter: NicolasG_B

03-06-2012, 01:58 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 10
That is so cool, thank you very much for posting this, downloading now...

Servers are really overloaded at the moment.

Again, THANKS!!
03-06-2012, 02:02 PM
#4
Sorry for my ignorance here, but does this mean you get a license to publish Unity games to the IOS App Store (or Android Market) forever? If I remember properly, Unity was a 1 time purchase, so this would be that purchase?

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03-06-2012, 02:34 PM
#5
I second that question^^^^

Games: Swangle for iOS
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03-06-2012, 02:50 PM
#6
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 158
Quote:
Originally Posted by 30BelowStudios View Post
Sorry for my ignorance here, but does this mean you get a license to publish Unity games to the IOS App Store (or Android Market) forever? If I remember properly, Unity was a 1 time purchase, so this would be that purchase?
According to the Unity twitter if you get the license before April 8th, the license lasts forever.
03-06-2012, 03:24 PM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Uncade View Post
According to the Unity twitter if you get the license before April 8th, the license lasts forever.
Thanks for pointing that out. I went read their twitter account and it is indeed a license for Android and IOS for free and forever! Thank you very much Uncade for this info! Insane offer! I always wanted to try Unity but the cost was holding me back. Not an issue anymore!

Even if you can't download now, I would just "purchase" it so you get the license emailed to you.

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03-06-2012, 04:16 PM
#8
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Posts: 111
This is for the basic versions ... they are missing some stuff that the pro versions have. Main thing of relevance though (was to me anyway) is if you publish a game with the basic version, the splash screen is a Unity splash screen. You need to purchase the full version (which used to be $1500 per version?) to be able to use your own splash screen. Also, costs start adding up when you want to start adding Gamecenter , Storekit, etc which are all third party paid plugins. Having said that though it is really very good ...
03-06-2012, 04:39 PM
#9
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 10
@HeliApps:
Unity 3.5 supports Game Center & Co out-of-the-box apparently.

From the Unity 3.5 features page:

Builtin iAd, Compass and Push notification support on iOS.
Fully pluggable Social API with out-of-the-box iOS GameCenter support.

Good times
03-06-2012, 04:40 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 240
I paid unity ios a few monthe ago...
To get Unity ios Pro you need to buy Unity pro + ios pro, which are 3000$ (1500$ the pro + 1500$ ios pro).
You can subsctract the price you've paid for ios basic ( 3000$ - 400$ = 2600$)
I don't know if this reduction is still good with ios basic free promotion.