Unity for 2D
The majority of top 2D creators develop, launch their games and earn revenue with the help of the Unity platform. Learn what it offers, and how you too can benefit.
Join a thriving community
Documentation, tutorials, forums, training
The largest marketplace for assets and tools
Thousands of resources to speed up your projects
Support from the world’s most active group of game developers
Gain inspiration, learn from your peers, and hire or be hired
Fully extensible editor
Streamlines the workflow for 2D, 3D, or the best combination
A rich set of features
Tools for scene editing, animation, Particle System authoring and audio mixing
Match to your specific workflow and production needs
Native high performance and graphics
For mobile with support for Metal and Vulkan
Get ready for business!
Optimize revenue and user-retention
With integrated IAP, ad network and real-time analytics tools
Reach users on every platform
Easy to build and deploy to all major and and emerging mobile platforms
Explore new opportunities
Migrate your successful mobile games to desktop and consoles or mobile VR
Unity’s new, highly-modular runtime lets you build instant games that are small, light and fast.
- Complete control over your file size
- Work with the Editor you know and love
- Unparalleled performance and scalability
The most successful 2D game creators rely on Unity
Lights, camera, action-adventure
With a 500-page script, an original score performed by the Danish Philharmonic Orchestra, and Ghibli-quality animations created by a team with roots in the animation film industry, it’s fair to say that Forgotton Anne was an ambitious project. Learn how ThroughLine Games used Unity to create one of the most high-quality cinematic experiences ever in a 2D adventure platformer.
Children of Morta
How custom editor tools slash work time
Learn how Unity helped a game-project team composed of 14 creators in various roles spread across the globe work together efficiently to combine strong story, beautiful art, and engaging gameplay all in one great hack-and-slash 2D game.
Hearthstone took the award-winning and universally loved Warcraft franchise to mobile. The team moved from in-house tech to Unity in order to iterate faster, adapt to a shorter development time-frame and achieve success with their first-ever mobile game.
From in-house tech to Unity
Studios behind brilliant titles like Hearthstone and Hitman Go, talk about switching to Unity, covering:
- Impact on workflow
- Technical considerations
- ROI and benefits
- Adoption tips
- Import sprites and automatically slice them from texture sheets
- Scale and compression control for optimization and multiplatform deployment
- Layered sorting
2D physics workflows
- Box2D physics
- Comprehensive range of rigid bodies, joints and colliders
- Enable physics gameplay with just a few clicks in the editor
- Define physical behavior with Physics Materials
- Define custom collision shapes with Polygon Colliders
- Dope sheet and curve animation for sprites
- Animate any property in your game
- Automatically create animated sprites from spritesheets
The largest marketplace for 2D assets and tools
Level up your 2D game development
Dedicated 2D-game creation section
Find tutorials on specific features, 2D physics, and videos of live training sessions.