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Made with Unity Monthly: March 2023 roundup
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Apr 4, 2023|7 Min
Made with Unity Monthly: March 2023 roundup

Interested in seeing how fellow creators are using Unity? Look no further than this roundup of the latest made with Unity news and discover what the Unity community has been up to – including even more highlights out of GDC 2023.

Milestone Monday

Games created in Unity reached some extra exciting milestones in March.

To start, Sabotage Studio revealed that Sea of Starswould release in August this year, getting us pretty excited. Looking to fight for the title of mightiest of them all? Mighty DOOM by Bethesda Softworks may be the action-packed game you need.

Awards season kept the milestones coming throughout the month, with congratulations in order for a handful of Unity-made projects:

  • Academy Awards (winners list)
    • Avatar: The Way of Water, Best Visual Effects
  • BAFTA Games Awards (winners list)
    • IMMORTALITY, Narrative
    • Rollerdrome, British Game
    • TUNIC, Artistic Achievement and Debut Game
  • Game Developers Choice Awards (winners list)
    • Citizen Sleeper, Social Impact Award
    • IMMORTALITY, Innovation Award
    • Pentiment, Best Narrative
  • IGF Awards (winners list)
    • Betrayal at Club Low, Nuovo Award and Seumas McNally Grand Prize
    • The Forest Quartet, Excellence in Audio
    • IMMORTALITY, Excellence in Narrative
    • RPG Time: The Legend of Wright, Excellence in Visual Arts
    • Slider, Best Student Game

We share new game releases and milestone spotlights every Monday on the @UnityGames Twitter account. Be sure to give us a follow and support your fellow creators.

#UnityTips Tuesday

Tuesdays are dedicated to #UnityTips on Twitter. We especially loved this one from @TheMirzaBeig featuring a quick tutorial for a great 2D outline effect:

At the very end of March, we also had our friends from @BinaryImpactG take over the channel to share some of the best tips they’ve used over the years. A few notable ones include:

You can find their other tips on our Twitter channel, or all of them on Binary Impact’s website. Keep tagging us and using the #UnityTips hashtag to share your expertise with the community.

#MadeWithUnity Friday

We’re stunned by what you all create every week, and you certainly kept the amazing projects coming in March. If we missed something from you, be sure to use the #MadeWithUnity hashtag next time you share.

Twitter’s @AnderssonKev inspired us with a progress update on his adorable game (pictured above), and @JuhanaMyllys shared one of the best spots to catch a nice view in their gameworld. Then, @_josueor had some cool rug animations to show, while @AlexKentDixon took us to admire some breathtaking scenery. Last but not least, @DonXugloGames’s enemy was feeling quite sleepy and in need of a good nap.

On Instagram, even more happened: @canopy_design was fighting alongside ruins, and @tails_of_fate’s fox explored dungeons. We also highlighted plenty of #MadeWithUnity creators who joined us for GDC. Find an inspiring reel of them on our YouTube channel.

We’re so excited to continue the #MadeWithUnity love, so keep adding the hashtag to your posts to show us what you’ve been up to.

Live events
Creator Spotlights

At GDC and on Twitch this month, it was all about the creators. To start, we sat down with Fika Productions to discuss Ship of Fools for March’s first Creator Spotlight stream. (Catch a clip from the stream above.) Next came two additional Creator Spotlight streams, covering Schell Games’s Among Us VRand Team Miaozi’s Cygnus Enterprises. Finally, we continued posting throwbacks with part two of the Let’s Dev 101 sessions on VFX Graph – from July 2022 – on YouTube.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitch and hit the notification bell so you never miss a stream.

Dev Blitz Days

On March 30, we hosted the third Dev Blitz Day of 2023 and covered all things performance profiling. The event was held in both the forums and on the Discord server. Throughout the day, we had more than 36 threads and would like to thank everyone who participated.

Keep an eye on our forum announcements and Discord for updates about future Dev Blitz Days, and don’t forget to bookmark the archive of past Dev Blitz Days.

Discord

For GDC 2023, in order to bring the event to those who were unable to attend in person, the team set up a hub for the event on Discord. We created specific channels to share pictures and videos from the week, a place to discuss the event itself, and our first-ever use of Discord Stage, which brought 30 speakers online to provide overviews of in-booth sessions.

We created over 40 posts, featuring 75 pictures and 22 videos, to help our community feel like they were at the event. Unity speakers also received more than 200 questions during the 14 hours we were live from the Discord Stage.

Insiders

Members of the Unity Insiders program were active during March, talking about the latest news on our Unity Gaming Services solutions and out of GDC. Check out some highlights:

Unity Asset Store

Did you know that studios that use the Unity Asset Store ship games approximately 20% faster? Don’t take it from us, hear it directly from the creators surveyed as part of the 2023 Unity Gaming Report.

Taking to social media, here’s a roundup of some of our favorite creator showcases from Twitter in March:

Don’t forget to tag the @AssetStore Twitter account and use the #AssetStore hashtag when posting your latest creations.

Released in March

Last but not least, here’s a non-exhaustive list of Made with Unity titles released in March. If you see any on the list that have already become favorites or notice that something’s missing, share your thoughts in the forums. Creating with Unity and not seeing your project on the list? Submit it here for a chance to be featured.

That’s a wrap for March! Want more community news as it happens? Don’t forget to follow us on social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitch.