Developing for PlayStation®

Create, launch, and operate your game with the leading game development platform for PlayStation.

Create with Unity for PlayStation platforms

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Develop for PlayStation

Developing for the PlayStation platforms starts with registering with the platform holder.

High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP)
Tap a powerful creation toolset

Advanced technologies like the High Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP) offer first-in-class features and tools to take your game to the next level.

multiplayer solutions
Find multiplayer solutions

Build, scale, and operate your game with cloud-enabled tools, services, and infrastructure.

Unity expert support
Access Unity expert support

No one knows Unity better than our professional services team. When you need to, you can leverage porting and optimization expertise from Unity software engineers to ensure that you’ll ship the best PlayStation game possible.

Success stories
Genshin Impact

Next-gen performance on PlayStation 5

Explore how the immersive world of Genshin Impact achieved next-gen performance on PlayStation 5 in a detailed interview with Zhenzhong Yi, the game’s technical director. Genshin Impact is a free-to-play, open-world action RPG that transports players to the stunning realm of Teyvat.

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Creator Spotlight featuring Arashi

Members of the Endeavor One team sat down for a Unity Creator Spotlight to discuss their new title for PlayStation VR. Listen as they talk about overcoming the development challenges of bringing a virtual reality game to the PlayStation platform.

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Unity Indie Hub

Discover more success stories

Looking for more guides, resources, and updates from Unity? Our new hub gathers great content to help indie developers, from preproduction to LiveOps.

Check out the Indie Hub

Ready to get started?

From workflow and integration to training and support, we can help you bring your game to PlayStation.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Unity Pro license cost?

Unity Pro costs $150/month or $1,800/year, and this includes one seat. Please see our store for all product and purchasing information.

How do I start creating for PlayStation?

An active Unity Pro subscription (or a Preferred Platform license key provided by the respective platform holder) is required for access to these specific build modules via developer platform forums. Register here to become a PlayStation Developer.

Can I build and deploy to closed platforms (like Nintendo, PlayStation, or Xbox) with Unity Pro?

Yes, you can build and deploy to closed platforms such as Nintendo Switch, Sony PlayStation, Google Stadia, and Microsoft Xbox with an active Unity Pro subscription (or with a Preferred Platform license key provided by the respective platform holder).

You will also require approval from each platform holder in order to develop for their platforms. Check out the PlayStation Partners registration page for more information.

How do I access the console builds for PlayStation?

Before gaining access to the build modules, you have to apply for developer status and require approval from PlayStation in order to develop for their platforms.

Where can I read the release notes for Unity?

The release notes for Unity are here.

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