Things just got a little better for any game developer who uses the Unity3D Engine – the formerly $400-a-piece mobile add-on packs for Android iOS are now free for life. This is a massive bonus for game devs, as it allows them to easily brings their games to the mobile scene with very little effort.

Of course, there are limitations within these now-free add-ons that will require the Pro version of Unity ($1500) to circumvent, but this will at the very least give you a good idea of what's in store if you wish to port a game.

If you already have Unity installed, you need only update the software to access the Android and iOS build options. Sweet.

[Unity Blog]

Cameron Summerson
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  • NoUsernamesFree

    Typo: mobile add-on packs for Android iOS

    Well, unless Google's plans of unification have taken a quite-interesting turn and I missed the memo.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000003999549 Mike Harris

      I saw that also and was going to say that even though I knew it was a typo, the thought of it made my heart hurt.

  • kay

    What's with that guy's collar in the video lol

    • raazman

      I was wondering the same hah

    • http://visionaforethought.wordpress.com/ Oflife

      About to say, he has outdone my Cotton Trader's large rugby shirt collar, so I feel inferior. Dang!

    • RajivSK

      I only came here to check for collar comments ;)

      • MrBurrrns

        me too :) the youtube page has some great ones :)

    • Chris Noland

      1990 is calling and wants their collar back

    • http://www.feirox.com/ ankHD

      It reminds of Count Dracula,.. :)

  • Leo Kanellopoulos

    A great day for developers :D as google i/o wasnt enough!

  • NickAVV

    I'm working on a game in Unity currently, and was planning on purchasing the basic Android licence, but now I don't have to. Hooray!

  • Nurs1991

    Very nice!!!! Now I think we will get clash of clans to android!!!)))

  • http://twitter.com/SacBuntMelvin Sac Bunt Melvin

    I love Unity. Linux support boyyyah.

    • http://twitter.com/sianhulo Simon Hurtado

      there's no unitysupport for linux browsers

  • Koblavi

    Correction :you don't need the initial 1500 USD investment it is absolutely free