Version: 2019.4
Custom Events
Analytics Event Tracker

Custom Event scripting

As an alternative to using the AnalyticsEventTracker component, you can send Custom Events directly via script by calling AnalyticsEvent.Custom:

// Reference the Unity Analytics namespace
using UnityEngine.Analytics;

//  Use this call for wherever a player triggers a custom event
AnalyticsEvent.Custom(string customEventName, IDictionary<string, object> eventData);

Analytics.CustomEvent Input Parameters

Name Type Description
customEventName string Name of the custom event. The name cannot include the prefix “unity”, which is reserved for internal Unity AnalyticsAbbreviation of Unity Analytics
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eventData dictionary Additional parameters sent to Unity AnalyticsA data platform that provides analytics for your Unity game. More info
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at the time the custom event was triggered. eventData keys cannot include the prefix “unity”, which is reserved for internal Unity Analytics eventsEvents dispatched to the Analytics Service by instances of your applications. Analytics events contain the data that is processed and aggregated to provide insights into player behavior. More info
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The following example sends a Custom Event when a player finds a secret location in a level:

public void ReportSecretFound(int secretID){
    AnalyticsEvent.Custom("secret_found", new Dictionary<string, object>
        { "secret_id", secretID },
        { "time_elapsed", Time.timeSinceLevelLoad }

  • 2018–03–02 Page published

  • 2018–03–02 - Service compatible with Unity 5.2 onwards at this date but version compatibility may be subject to change

  • New feature in 5.2

  • Standard Events added as Unity package.

Custom Events
Analytics Event Tracker