The Unity setup provides the foundation for optimizing this game. Find out how to download navigation and select the proper Unity version to be installed. If this is your first time using Unity, sign up and create a Unity ID account. This is a free account, but it's required if you want to obtain the personal free-to-use license that must be installed to use Unity for free. Learn about the Unity account creation and then sign in to Unity.
- [Instructor] We can grab Unity from the website, unity3d.com. Lets click on the blue button that says 'Get Unity'. There are different versions of Unity. For us we will be sticking with the free version. After clicking on the try personal button we are taken to the download page. If we scroll down and accept the end user license agreement we can grab the installer. Once it's done downloading let's go to our downloads directory and double click the installer to start it up.
Click yes on any prompts that come up. The installation process is our typical one where we click next, next, and accept end user license agreement. So let's click next to continue. Let's accept the end user license agreement and then click next. We then get to a list of different components we can add to the installation. For us we only need the default components that are already checked, so let's click next. We can then specify the installation directory. Once again let's keep this at the default and not change the paths, so let's click next.
Unity will start downloading and it will take some time for the green bar to fill up, so now might be a good time to refresh that drink or stand up and stretch. Let's launch Unity by double clicking on the newly created desktop shortcut. For those of you who already have a Unity account, you can sign in here and you're done, but for the rest of us let's create an account by clicking on the create one link. We are then brought to the account creation page where we need to enter in a valid email address that we have access to in order to confirm our account creation.
The email confirmation looks like this and there's a link to confirm the email. Let's click on this link to confirm it. Enter in the email address that we registered with. Click sign in. Once confirmed let's go back to Unity and hit continue. There might be a survey that you have to fill out. Fill out the survey that pertains to the information that you have and once you're done, that's it your Unity account is created.
You should be logged into Unity now.