Unity Technologies has released Unity 2.0, “the largest and most exciting update to Unity and the Unity Web Player that has ever been released,” according to the Unity Website.
This major update includes more than 50 new features and a variety of other product updates. Everything about Unity 2.0 is designed to make your games look better on more platforms, run faster, and easier to make.
With Unity 2.0 developers can now take advantage of great new features like the Terrain Rendering Engine, DirectX 9 Renderer for Windows, Built-in Networked Multiplayer Support, Web Player Streaming and Improved Web Player Compression. Developers can also start using a new companion product, the Unity Asset Server, which allows teams of developers to easily stay in synch and provide project source control capabilities. Of course all of that is just the tip of the iceberg, there is much more to be found in Unity 2.0.
Unity Indie retails for US$199 and Unity Pro costs $1499.
More about Unity 2.0’s new features here.