Unity 3 Release Real Soon Now ™

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  1. antenna tree

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    Super-happy news here from Unity HQ: Unity 3 is nearly ready - the beta testers and preview customers got their hands on the RC1 build a few days ago. This means we're wrapping up this cycle and shipping soon.

    It also means that our pre-order rebate is about to expire, so now is your last chance to pick up Unity 3 at the discounted price. Head over to the Unity 3 page to see more about it, or go straight to the store to buy your copy today!

    We can't wait to finally get this out there - it's been a tremendous release. A few random stats: over 40 man-years of effort went into Unity 3, and over 100,000 hours of beta testing activity has taken place. Thanks to all of you who helped us out!
  2. SteveJ

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    Did you see that... I just officially got excited :)
  3. liquidgraph

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    Just bought iPhone Pro. Where can I get the latest Unity 3 Beta? The last link I have is beta 5.
  4. Dreamora

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    install it and start it.
    it will tell you that there is a new version and take you to the download page
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    Woot woot!
  6. JP

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    It's like early christmas, sweet!
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  8. _Daniel_

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    UT: you guys are AMAZING. Unity 3 rocks!
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    i've just bought 10 pack of cigar to accompany me pressing F5 in unity forum :D :)
  10. EmadGh

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    :eek:
    I cant wait any more. :D
  11. megmaltese

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    Trembling while waiting...
  12. mikesgames

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    You have just made an impatient person more impatient.

    cannot wait.

    you need some sort of HTML countdown thing.
  13. spk

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    Awesome, <3 Unity
  14. jjnstn

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    Awesome. Good work. Unity 3 is amazing. Thank you.
  15. alonzo

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    is it still useful to install unity 2.6.1? because I had to reinstall my computer ;) looking forward to the release
  16. ProjectOne

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    Great news.
    Just got the pre-order a few days ago, good to see version 3 coming out anytime soon, this way I can start learning/messing about with version 3 directly.

    Waiting.......
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    Just upgraded to Pro!
  18. KHopcraft

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    Swearing eh!
  19. MetaMythril

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    I pre-ordered back on Sept. 8th and still no beta link. :(

    Contacted sales@unity3d.com back on Sept. 19th and no response. :(

    I want to try out the goodness that is beta. :cry:
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    Fixed All bug.

    I like Unity! :D
  21. Zaicheg

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    Unity 3.0 RC2 at downloading on a direct link it is registered as 2.6.1 as a trial without key input. It is a bug or a feature?
    After registration the letter comes "Unity: Welcome to Unity 2.6.1".
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    I'll get my budget for the Pro license soon, hope i will still make it for the preorder deal D:

    I was wondering, i pre-ordered the iPhone Basic version. Is it possible to actually release games already with the Release Candidate?

    Then i can just start using 3 and not 1.7 to work on my game, but it has to be done soon.
  23. Michael Ryan

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    Will there be a RC3 or 0f3 release?
  24. helmishariff

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    I got all the beta links by email but still not get for RC.
  25. Don Gray

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    No need to wait for an email which is always days behind the actual live download link,
    open Unity 3 beta and if the automated function doesn't alert you right away,
    go under Help and run the Update check manually.
  26. ZerkyWerky

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    hi guys! bought my copy today ..anyon have an idea when am i supposed to receive an e-mail giving me access to unity 3 beta?
  27. Don Gray

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    Any time now!
    If you don't receive it soon (today or tomorrow) contact support@unity.com
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    I think you mean @unity3d.com

    I guess I'll try support instead of sales@unity3d.com like I was instructed as I have gone weeks without a response to my pre-order for a beta link. :(
  29. ZerkyWerky

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    great stuff!! thanks i cant wait to try it! :p
  30. Don Gray

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    "I think you mean @unity3d.com"
    Yeah, you are right...sorry.


    Weeks, huh?
    Guess I'd be wondering also.
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    I like Unity!
  33. Dreamora

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    I would guess when U3 is out of beta and preorder which is also the moment it will likely appear for download regularily on the website.
  34. rahuxx

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    i think unity 3 will be released on 10th of November.

    First day of unite 2010 conference.

    lets have a competition on date guessing:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
  35. cannon

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    I doubt it will take that long; the RCs are actually coming out much faster than the beta builds.
  36. cannon

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    For comparison, 2.6.1 was finalized at RC3.
  37. interactiveboy

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    My guess is Friday, Oct. 1 :)
  38. KHopcraft

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    Just before October is my guess.
  39. mikesgames

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    My guess - 29th of this month :)
  40. Paul Siberdt

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  41. beezir

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    Make that RC5. :)
  42. Dreamora

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    hehe indeed.

    though will be interesting to see what it fixed cause RC4 didn't fix anything on the tech anymore according the changelog that comes in the dmg
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  43. Paul Siberdt

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    Code (csharp):
    1. while (RC4 == FR){
    2.   CheckFinalDirectLink();
    3.   yield WaitForHours(1.0);
    4. }
    5. GoSleep( 12.0 );
  44. txmikester

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    Ah crap, I can't keep up! I just downloaded RC4 last night and haven't even installed it. Still running RC2 in fact.

    At this point, I think I'll just wait and download the final version.
  45. Eric5h5

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    Don't bother, because RC5 is out now....

    --Eric
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    I'd like to say "Man Unity get ur stuff together with all these big downloads"

    but uhh

    What i'm going to say is "Unity Team is AWESOME and an extremely active group".

    Well worth the downloads :)

    PS:
    Dont run out of bandwidth before release :)
  47. Leslie Young

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    On my birthday, 30th Sep
    That would be sweet :D

    [edit] ooh, early present :p
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    Looks like it might be sometime today actually.
  50. absolutebreeze

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    Develop just announced unity3 is going live today