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Game development for console platforms
Developing for consoles is challenging. Unity supports developers in bringing their games to Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®, and Xbox® platforms successfully.
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Get started with Unity for console development
Success starts at concept
Multiplatform from the start

Success starts at concept. Think about building for console platforms before you begin development.

Focus on shipping quality games
Focus on shipping quality games

Unity’s industry-leading solutions enable teams to become more agile and create more quickly to launch quality games on time.

New to console development
New to console video game development?

Start with resources to help you gain approval with platform holders and get started on developing your game.

Console games with Unity

Why develop a console game with Unity?

Through day one integrations and platform optimizations, Unity offers professional game developers tools and resources to reach gamers across the most popular consoles.

Games created with Unity
Brilliant, breathtaking games created with Unity

Creators of all kinds are using Unity to bring their games to life across multiple console platforms. Check out some of the stunning player experiences powered by Unity.

The Falconeer
Creating with textureless art

Tomas Sala is the solo creator behind The Falconeer, a multiplatform title made with Unity. Join Tomas as he explains how he achieved beautiful game art and an open world of wonder with carefully handcrafted geometry and highly technical shaders.

Publishing your game to multiple platforms

Wlad Marhulets is the creator of the award-winning DARQ, a horror action-adventure puzzle game that takes place in the middle of a lucid nightmare. Marhulets is a multitalented solo developer who has brought his first title to PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch.

Discover what Marhulets has to say about his experience in scaling for multiple platforms.

Ori: Will of the Wisps
How Ori landed on more platforms

This case study of Ori: Will of the Wisps reveals how Unity helped a small studio create and launch on multiple console platforms. From powering greater platform reach to unparalleled extensibility, Unity enabled Moon Studios to access more players.

Porting to Switch
Five mistakes to avoid when bringing your game to Nintendo Switch

Download this free e-book to discover battle-tested tips to help you bring your console games to the Nintendo Switch.

Games Focus: Reach more players over multiple platforms and form factors

This blog post in our Games Focus series covers the status, upcoming release plans, and future vision for tools and workflows to help you take your game to more platforms.

“Unity’s versatile engine is great for cross-platform development. It offers extensive multiplatform support, and is clear and concise in terms of flexibility on the application level, as well as its lower-layer architecture. This accelerated our development.”
ZHENZHONG YI / MIHOYOTechnical Director
“Unity’s value for multiplatform development is incredible, a huge benefit. It’s the difference between expanding to a new platform or not.”
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Console game development starts here

Unity is more than an engine. We’re here for you from concept to commercialization, with a quality-focused suite of professional creation tools and operational services that help you succeed on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox.

Frequently asked questions

How can I create a game for other platforms?


What do I need to begin development on console platforms?


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


How much does a Unity Pro license cost?


Do I and/or my team own the content I/we create with Unity Pro?


What is the difference between Unity Pro and Unity Enterprise?


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*Based on internal Unity estimates