Make a 2D video game in Unity

Learn how to create 2D games in Unity with tilemaps, sprites, 2D physics, animation, and more.

Made with Unity – Night in the Woods by Finji

Made with Unity – Night in the Woods by Finji

Create 2D games with Unity

Unity is the world’s most popular 2D and 3D game creation platform – 50% of all mobile games are made with it! New users can download the free version of Unity. You’ll get access to a platform to create 2D games plus an abundance of free resources from us and our awesome community.

Make a 2D game, in a 2D game

When you download Unity, you have the option to start creating with one of our ready-made Microgames, such as the 2D Platformer. Each Microgame has a collection of Mods – fun customizations that will introduce you to important workflows in Unity.

Unity Creator Kit: 2D RPG

Unity Creator Kit: 2D RPG

Create a 2D RPG in just one hour!

Creator Kits are simple game projects available on Unity Learn that you can make in about an hour. The 2D RPG Kit is code-free, so you can focus on learning about the Unity Editor and customizing the game based on your own ideas and interests. 

The Explorer: 2D Kit by Unity

The Explorer: 2D Kit by Unity

Create 2D gameplay

The Explorer: 2D is a collection of mechanics, tools, systems, art and other assets to hook up 2D gameplay. The kit includes a game example built with these systems. You can complete this great project in under two hours, and you don’t have to write any code.

Unity 2D game project: Ruby’s Adventure

Unity 2D game project: Ruby’s Adventure

Learn 2D tools

Ruby’s Adventure is a project that will guide beginner creators into 2D game development and coding. Ruby’s journey will teach you how – and why – to use sprites, how to create your first script, use the Tilemap tool, decorate your scene, and create particles, user interface (UI), audio and more.

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