Approximately 10% of the Asset Store’s Asset packages are free to download, and the others cost anything from $5 to $3500 to purchase, depending on the size and scope of the offering. Many publishers provide a “lite” version of their package, which is available free or at a reduced rate, so that you can evaluate whether it meets your needs.
The Unity Asset Store manages your downloads and purchases through your Unity account, which is linked to your ID when using Unity. In the Unity Editor, you can use the Package Manager to import any Asset packages into your projects, if you are signed into the Unity ID you used to purchase or download them.
If you do not yet have a Unity account, you need to create one.
To create a new Unity account, go to Create a Unity ID and follow the instructions. Alternatively, open the Unity Asset Store, click Sign In and then select Create a Unity Account:
When you open the Asset Store in a web browser, the main page displays several thumbnail images which represent some of the sales and promotions that Unity is offering. There are also some suggestions, such as most popular and recommended Asset packages.
You can browse through the suggestions, or search for something specific. If you are looking for a specific type of asset, you can use any of these searching, filtering, and sorting methods alone or in combination:
Tip: If you need to start over, click the clear filters link at the top of the filter sidebar to reset all filter options to their default values.
When you find an Asset package that looks interesting, you can:
You can purchase Asset packages on the Unity Asset Store and they are automatically available in the Package Manager window, if you are logged into your Unity ID.
To purchase an Asset package:
Click the Add to Cart button.
A message confirms that the package is in your shopping cart.
When you are ready to pay for your item(s), click the Proceed to Checkout button.
The Checkout page appears.
On the Checkout page, enter the following information:
When you are done, click the Pay Now button.
When the Asset Store finishes processing your payment, it displays your newly purchased package(s) on an invoice page.
Save or print this page so you can find the order number in the future. Publishers might ask you for this number so they can validate your purchase when providing support.
You can download free Asset packages on the Unity Asset Store and they are automatically available in the Package Manager window, if you are logged into your Unity ID.
To download a free Asset package:
Click the Add to My Assets button.
A message confirms that the package is now in your assets list and provides links to open them in Unity or open the list in the Unity Asset Store.