Unity is giving a free licence to its high-end game-making tech to the winner of the Micro Studio category at this year’s Develop Awards.
The licence will be for Unity Pro, valued at $1,500, and will be upgraded to Unity 5 when the new engine is released.
Unity Pro features the company’s full set of high-end development features, as used by countless professional developers, and allows studio to create new 3D games for the web, PC, Windows Store, Windows Phone 8 and Blackberry.
You can find more information at store.unity3d.com.
The Micro Studio award recognises the best developers with a workforce of less than ten people. This year’s finalists are Chucklefish Games, Guerilla Tea, Mudvark, Positech Games, Roll7, Simon Roth, Tom Francis and Vlambeer.
The prize will be handed out, along with more than 20 others, at the 2014 Develop Awards ceremony at the Brighton Hilton Metropole on Wednesday, July 9th.
Unity is both a Gold Sponsor and a finalist itself, shortlisted in the Engine category.
“We have been blown away to see so may Unity developers be nominated for various awards and wish them every success,” said Antony Douglas, Vice President EMEA at Unity Technologies.
“The event is a fantastic showcase of the talent that pushes the creative and technologic boundaries of the games industry.”