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Creating a 3D game

3D game development quickstart guide

This quickstart guide provides a workflow for 3D game developers creating a 3D game in Unity.

Note: This guide applies to all versions of Unity from 2019 LTS upwards.

This quickstart guide helps you:

For detailed 3D game tutorials, see the following Unity Learn materials:

Initial setup

Note: For this guide, Unity recommends and assumes that you choose the Universal Render Pipeline (URP) and not the Built-in Render Pipeline.

  1. Install Unity version 2019 LTS or a later version. See Installing Unity.
  2. Create a project and select the Universal Render PipelineA series of operations that take the contents of a Scene, and displays them on a screen. Unity lets you choose from pre-built render pipelines, or write your own. More info
    See in Glossary
    template. See Starting Unity.

For help familiarizing yourself with Unity and getting set up, see the Unity Learn Unity Essentials pathway.

Quickstart guides
Creating a 3D game