350 hours of official Unity tutorials and courses are available for free until June 20th, 2020
In order to provide more opportunity for those looking to learn new skills in the face of COVID-19, Unity Technologies is providing free access to hundreds of hours of learning materials for the eponymous engine.
In 2020's annual "State of Unity" blog post, Unity's Vice President of Research & Development Ralph Hauwert summarizes the various ways the Unity engine has been used in game development over the past 12 months. From being used in hit indies like Disco Elysium and Untitled Goose Game, to big budget mobile games like Call of Duty Mobile and Mario Kart Tour, games powered by the ending are reaching hundreds of millions of players across countless desktop, mobile, and game console devices.
In addition to describing how Unity impacted the industry last year, Hauwert also describes how the engine will be empowering developers and anyone interested in exploring a new game engine in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic. From now until June 20th, anyone can register and use all of the learning resources at learn.unity.com for free. Unity Learn has has over 350 hours of both short-form and long-form tutorials, how-tos, practice projects, and technical courses to help anyone interested in using Unity to power their next game.
Unity is available for Windows and macOS with both free and paid tiers for students, individuals, and small- to enterprise-scale businesses at store.unity.com.
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