Unity reports $544 million in quarterly revenue and warns of possible layoffs

Unity Software increased its revenue by 69% to $544.2 million in the third quarter of 2023 compared to the same period in 2022. This is stated in a letter to the company’s shareholders. “Our results in the third quarter were mixed. While revenue came in within guidance, we believe we ... Read more

After the Unity scandal, CEO John Riccitello leaves

Unity CEO John Riccitiello resigned after a recent scandal over the company’s business model, which provoked discontent among game developers, writes VentureBeat. “It’s been a privilege to lead Unity for nearly a decade and serve our employees, customers, developers and partners, all of whom have been instrumental to the company’s ... Read more

Unity now says it has “heard” the community and will present changes to the announced pricing policy in a few days

After almost a week of indie developers’ resistance to Unity’s new pricing policy, which was supposed to take effect on January 1, the company announced that it was preparing changes to the controversial innovations. “We have heard you. We apologize for the confusion and angst the runtime fee policy we ... Read more

Unity closes two offices in Austin and San Francisco due to death threats

Unity Technologies Inc. canceled a planned meeting and closed two offices due to real death threats after a controversial business decision to introduce game download fees, reports Bloomberg. The company has been informed of the potential threat to some of its offices and has taken immediate steps to ensure the ... Read more

Unity announces a fee for installing games, developers are outraged and looking for an alternative

Unity has announced a special fee for installing games. It is called Runtime Fee and will take effect on January 1, 2024. Developers have reacted to the initiative with a strong reaction, as they believe it will negatively affect the gaming business. The situation was reported by Axios. The controversy ... Read more