Unity 2020.1.0 Alpha 12

Release notes

Known Issues in 2020.1.0a12

  • 2D: [2d] Missing .meta file errors are thrown constantly after installing 2d Path package (1197018)

  • 2D: [Tilemap] Selection box doesn't appear in "Edit" mode when tiles are selected from Tile Palette using Selection Tool (1194001)

  • AI: Crash in NavMeshManager on Mobile with IL2CPP when using NavMeshComponents (1175557)

  • AI: The NavMeshAgent can not arrive at the Destination if there is the Nav Mesh Obstacle (1185336)

  • Analytics: Services IAP tab Import feature points at broken unpackaged IAP/UDP assets (1196326)

  • Android: 64 bit Build with Physics.Processing runs at a very low FPS on Huawei Mate 20 Pro (1186295)

  • Animation: Animator.Update CPU time spikes when multiple animations are playing (1184690)

  • Asset Import Pipeline: Failed file import when editing files externally (1188030)

  • Asset Import: Improved messages for deprecated components so that users would know which Scenes/Game Objects have these problematic missing components. (1179905)
    Fixed in 2020.1.0a13.

  • Asset Importers: 90' offset on Generic animation import (1193908)

  • Asset Importers: Changing PlayerSettings.GraphicsAPI reimports all textures regardless of their compression settings (1182352)

  • Asset Importers: [Preset] Select Preset window does not close automatically after saving Preset asset (1193489)

  • Asset Importers: [Preset] Tree properties changes in the scene on changing the properties in Tree preset asset and vice versa (1195238)

  • Asset Importers: [SerializeReference] Failure to add managed reference to List the first time when using SerializableObject (1181373)

  • Asset Pipeline: Fixed issue that caused infinite import at editor start. Initialization of script compilation is now done inside the asset db. (1191267)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.
    Fixed in 2020.1.0a13.

  • Bugreporter: Unable to report crash bug when Script is still opened in Visual Studio (1195002)

  • Cloud Diagnostics: [iOS] Batchmode builds fail with CloudDiagnostics enabled when USYM_UPLOAD_AUTH_TOKEN is not set (1167025)

  • CodeEditors: [Preset] Unable to uncheck/check Volumetric Setup property in TextmeshPro preset asset (1195481)

  • Editor: Disallow touching graphics API settings during playmode. (1194003)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.
    Fixed in 2020.1.0a13.

  • Editor: Fix OS domain reload contextual submenu rebuilding (1193537)
    Fixed in 2020.1.0a13.

  • Global Illumination: [GPU PLM] Bakes take a very long time or do not finish when using high resolution heightmap terrain (1194794)

  • Global Illumination: gi::InitializeManagers() takes 0.4s during Editor startup (1162775)

  • Graphics - General: Cloth behaving different after upgrading to 2019.2.9 from 2018.3 (1197092)

  • Graphics - General: Custom shader doesn't override built-in terrain shader (1193781)

  • Graphics - General: Shader is rendered incorrectly when loaded from an Asset Bundle made in Unity 2017.4 in a newer version (1195750)

  • Graphics - General: Switching to Vulkan crashes editor (1197012)

  • Graphics - General: Unity editor crashes on CreateDirect3D11SurfaceFromDXGISurface when trying to open specific scene (1126170)

  • Graphics - General: [Graphics General] Black Screen appears on launching the Standalone app built from OpenGLES Graphics API (1190472)

  • Graphics: Fix stall in Canvbas.BuildBatch due to Geometry Jobs (1178300)
    Fixed in 2020.1.0a13.

  • HD RP: [HDRP] Adding decal to the scene causes crash at ScheduleCullingAllGroups (1192655)

  • Hub: [Mac] Linux Support is installed at root of Unity installation instead of its supposed location (1187040)

  • IAP: Disabling and re-enabling IAP in services window throws multiple errors about failing to find assemblies (1193774)

  • IAP: Unity purchasing fails to load due to failing to find UnityEngine.UI assembly (1193773)

  • IMGUI: Inspector doesn't reflect the information of selected GameObject in Hierarchy after reverting changes to Sprite (1190457)

  • LW RP: [LWRP] Terrain details are pink even when a Prefab Shader is set to one of the LWRP Shaders (1170443)

  • License: Unity titlebar reports Trial license (1193635)

  • Linux: Editor is much darker if Linear Color Space is used instead of Gamma (1113704)

  • Linux: On clicking ColorPicker in HDR Gradient window leads to both windows closing instead of opening ColorPicker (1195471)

  • Linux: [Editor] Input Fields do not accept all Numpad numbers (1188665)

  • MacOS: Crash when changing the value of a variable whose name includes non-latin characters in Odin Inspector plugin (1178558)

  • MacOS: Screen mode does not change when changing Screen.fullScreen value on Mac (1186301)

  • MacOS: [Metal] Semaphore.WaitForSignal goes up to 300ms when zooming in on a prefab (1188952)

  • Mobile: [Android] Loading assets from AssetBundles takes significantly more time when the project is built as an AAB (1153358)

  • Mono: Editor crashes at RtlEnterCriticalSection when the assembly is reloaded (1194176)

  • Package: Errors regarding missing .meta files when installing Build Report Inspector package (1195831)

  • Physics: 'BV4 midphase only supported on Intel platforms' appears when exporting for Android (1179800)

  • Physics: Crash on block_remove when changing mesh to Plane in Skinned Mesh Renderer while cloth component attached (1162918)

  • Physics: Parts of Cloth Mesh disappear when entering Play mode (1174475)

  • Post Processing: [3d Extras] [Post-Processing] Package version in editor manifest(2.1.4) doesn't match the latest verified package version(2.1.7) (1192426)

  • Profiling: Missing Profiler.EndSample (BeginSample and EndSample count must match) error when using profiler and commandbuffer (1193756)

  • Profiling: [Profiler] Vertical Scrollbar is not working for Timeline view from Profiler window (1196588)

  • Project Browser: The user can no longer see empty folders at glance, but has to open each folder to check. (1193994)

  • Scripting: [2018.4] Console throws a Warning about corrupted ProjectVersion.txt file which is in another Project (1193018)

  • Scripting: [Unity 2018] Editor crash on switching target platform when project contains a dll asset with a define constraint (1164392)

  • Serialization: Crash on TypeTreeQueries::ReadStringFromBuffer or freeze when you add a component with SerializeReference interface (1187296)

  • Shuriken: Billboard Particle System rolls in the Game View with "Allow Roll" disabled when a Camera is rotating around it (1081596)

  • Terrain: Crash on QuadTreeNodeRenderer::AddAsRenderNode in a Scene which has a Planar Reflection Probe and Terrain with a Splat Map (1194200)

  • UDP: Sandbox test account passwords are displayed and transmitted in plain text (1178843)

  • Video: Crash on WindowsVideoMedia::GetNextVideoFrameGeneric when importing 3D .mp4 video (1196384)

  • Vulkan: Standalone Build crashes when the build is made with API Compatibility Level with .NET 4.x or .NET Standard 2.0 (1193567)

  • Windows: [DirectX12] Editor crashes on changing the texture of Face/Outline property of Material Presets shader in TextMesh-Pro Text. (1193972)

  • XR: [Oculus GO] PostProcessing effects are not applied to built applications (1103954)

  • XR: [VR]Post Processing Bloom and Vignette Effects are being rendered twice for each eye when using Multi Pass Stereo Rendering Mode (1152584)

  • iOS: [OpenGLES2] Getting "Internal error, unrecognized message" when building (1185078)

  • iOS: [iOS 13.0] Some languages symbols are replaced with a [?] marks (1182806)

  • uGUI: Upgrading the project results in missing System.Serializable UnityEvent function (1196591)

New 2020.1.0a12 Entries since 2020.1.0a11

Fixes

  • Android: Additional IL2CPP arguments were previously only applied to one target when building for multiple architectures on Android. (1185063)

  • Android: Aspect ratio will be respected properly on devices running Android 7.0 and below as well as 8.0 and above. (1154440)

  • Android: Fix application paths (dataPath, streamingAssetsPath) to point to base apk when App Bundle is used. (1183912)

  • Animation: Fixed offset introduced in humanoid character using animation C# jobs when scale is not equal to one. (1183069)
    This is a change to a 2020.1.0a2 change, not seen in any released version, and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Animation: Fixed State Machine states that are deleted when State Machine is removed from Animator Controller. (1181137)

  • Asset Pipeline: Fixed crashes when a serialized asset contains yaml with a null guid. (1150392)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Asset Pipeline: Nested prefabs can now be used with the cache server.

  • Bug Reporter: Fixed issue where Bug Reporter email input field doesn't allow emails that have symbols after the dot in the second part of the email. (992324)

  • Editor: Default code editor should not handle internal, that should go to OS (1193800)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Editor: Fixed an issue where per-platform QualitySettings could be stripped on disk when entering Playmode. (1136244)

  • Editor: Fixed compute shader related editor crash regression after player build. (1190914)

  • Editor: Fixed missing VC menus after updating the project. (1188186)

  • Editor: Fixed OnInspectorGUI for custom editor of type DefaultAsset. (1175246)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Editor: Fixed SerializedProperty visiting a serialized references when inspecting multiobjects (1189693)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Editor: Fixes an issue where clicking an active tool in the Tile Palette window would return focus to the previously active Tilemap tool, not the global tool. (1174060)

  • Editor: Fixes editor crash when trying to input correct IP in cache server settings (1190451)

  • Editor: Improve the performance of gizmo icon rendering.

  • Editor: Improved unclear error message for components that have been depercated and removed. (1160417)

  • Editor: Open by file extension gives Win32Exception (1193800)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Editor: Prevented reloading scripts in playmode when a DPI change occurs. (1193597)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Editor: Widen the Component reordering area in the Game Object inspector. (1160885)

  • Graphics: Fixed a crash regression with buffer versioning code. (1184422)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Graphics: Fixed GPU memory leak when deleting a texture while async upload in progress, during texture streaming. (1174689)

  • Graphics: Fixed VFX Graph are not compiled on Mali GPU. (1157002)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • IMGUI: Fixed an issue where the settings icon appears differently in editor window and inspector window. (1190478)

  • Linux: Fixed mouse cursor does not change back to default issue when moving it to Game view over resize hotspots in play mode (1153310)

  • Mobile: Fixed an issue where Input.mousePosition could return an invalid result on mobile platforms. (1188746)

  • Particles: Fixed internal engine bug causing error message "In order to call GetTransformInfoExpectUpToDate, RendererUpdateManager.UpdateAll must be called first." (1191755)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Particles: Made each system in the Particle System pop-out window wider, to accomodate the ensure content is visible. (1184253)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Physics: Fixed triggers not being able to detect overlap with other triggers (1180386)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Added a minimum Scale for stacked charts so that the 0.1ms grid line stays visible (1175473)

  • Profiler: Fixed "Other" Category not shown in Charts and hiding VSync time (1165477)

  • Profiler: Fixed argument exception for CPU Profiler Module's thread selection drop down (1184866)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Fixed Audio Profiler view state restoring (1183981)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Fixed broken CPU Profiler Module's detail drop down selection not working in Play Mode (1179845)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Fixed deselection of samples in Hierarchy view (1102802)

  • Profiler: Fixed Editor freeze if Profiler is unable to connect to Player (1008321)

  • Profiler: Fixed framing of Timeline View samples with Native Object association such as Camera.Render (1187889)

  • Profiler: Fixed high frequenzy rescaling of frame count label in toolbar (1181367)

  • Profiler: Fixed Profiler loosing previously serialized window state on domain reload (1184019)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Fixed Profiler Window reopening to CPU Profiler Module even though a different module was previously active (1185208)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Fixed retention of splitter and viewtype state within session and across open/close cycles of the ProfilerWindow (1171353)

  • Profiler: Fixed Thread names getting clipped in Thread Selection dropdown (1183285)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Fixed Timeline View not using a ColorSafe Palette (1101387)

  • Profiler: Fixed view resetting when changing the displayed frame count or color blind mode (1186566)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Profiler: Fixed view scale constraining of Profiler Timeline view when scrolling (1138060)

  • Scripting: Fixed crash when calling GetCoverageStats on EditorApplication.SaveAssets (1190766)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Scripting: Fixed issue where Unity would copy symbol files (.pdb) when doing Non Development builds with Mono, effectively increasing final build size. Small build size is especially important for platforms like Android. (1191655)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Scripting Upgrade: Fixed renaming of extension methods invoked using static method invocation syntax.

  • Scripting Upgrade: Improved logging in some scenarios in AssemblyUpdater.

  • Terrain: Fixed terrain shader picking pass for SRP. (1176497)

  • UI: Changing order of if check so the expensive check is done last only if needed (1180358)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • UI: Dont copy the fallbackreferences if there is more then 1 target as we never set the reference if there is more then 1 target (1121543)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • UI: Fixed issue where assigning a toggleGroup would not unregister from previous group properly. (1185512)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • UI: Fixed issue with null ref in input field when there is not a BaseInput. (1182386)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • UI: Removing Abstract from templated UnityEvent classes. Template serialization is now supported

  • UI Elements: Fixed bug where VisualElement.generateVisualContent was expecting triangles in a wrong winding order. (1192509)

  • UI Elements: Fixed play mode tint not correctly applied on certain text elements under certain circumstances (1182264)

  • UI Elements: UIElements Samples window crash fixed. (1194533)
    This is a change to a 2020.1.0a11 change, not seen in any released version, and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • Universal Windows Platform: Fixed Desktop TouchScreenKeyboard not returning correct active and status values. (1137074)

  • Version Control: Fixed "Apply all incoming" button in VC window. (1190679)

  • Version Control: Fixed "Using the mouse wheel to scroll in the Submit and Revert windows is very slow". (1191813)

  • Version Control: Fixed VC Window scrollbar auto-hiding when the list area should be scrollable. (1188096)

  • Version Control: Prevented Revert Unchaged from reimporting assets. (1181354)

  • Version Control: Stop OS alert sounds from being played when navigating the VC Window with the keyboard. (1187878)

  • Web: UnityWebRequest: do not block setting request headers. (1188229)

  • Web: UnityWebRequest: reuse network connections to the same host. (1179864)

  • Windows: Fixed command-line args not respected when launching two instances simultaneously. (1180571)

  • Windows: Fixed Windows Standalone Visual Studio solution build creating a '_Data' folder with the wrong name. (1186751)

  • XR: Fix Hololens 2 camera snapshots not containing Unity app content.

  • XR: Fixed crash when attempting to use Vulkan as the graphics API for Oculus. (1190038)

API Changes

  • iOS: Obsoleted: iOS.Notification Services is now deprecated and will be removed in the future. Consider using the Mobile Notifications package (available in the package manager) which implements the UserNotifications framework.

  • Profiler: Added: Added RawFrameDataView API for the fast allocation free access to Profiler data in the Editor.

Changes

  • Android: Android Library Project plugins now require to be directories with .androidlib "extension"; can be place anywhere inside Unity project.

  • Editor: Skip OnDestroy/Awake callbacks when resetting ExecuteInEditMode scripts when entering Play Mode with scene reload disabled (1191938)
    This has already been backported to older releases and will not be mentioned in final notes.

Improvements

  • 2D: Add Tilemap InsertCells/DeleteCells API to insert rows, columns and layers of cells to a Tilemap

  • Android: Expand uncaught exception information. Added additional information when uncaught exception is thrown. Previously it would print Unity version, Device model, Device fingerprint. Now it will also print - Build Type, Scripting Backend, ABI, Strip Engine Code value. Note: In Android 8, google no longer allows to embed additional information for uncaught exceptions, thus this change will be visible on Android 7.0 or lower.

  • Animation: Added rotation unroll filter to the GameObject recorder.

  • Editor: Show additional build information with editor version strings, especially for builds that not are the final release.

  • GI: Improve the sampling of the lightmapper, remove the correlation issues.
    This is a change to a 2020.1 change, not seen in any released version, and will not be mentioned in final notes.

  • GI: Upgrade to Intel Open Image Denoise 1.1.0 (1152418)

  • iOS: [Metal] Depth-only RenderPass enabled

Features

  • Graphics: GetPixelData API was added to Texture2D, Texture3D, Texture2DArray, Cubemap and CubemapArray classes. It allows getting a pointer to the data of a particular mip level/array element in a Texture for reading/writing, and without creating any memory allocations (similar to Texture2D.GetRawTextureData).

Preview of Final 2020.1.0a12 Release Notes

System Requirements Changes

For running Unity games
  • iOS: minimum version incremented to 10.0 (from 9.0).

Fixes

  • 2D: Fix rendering of Grid Component in SceneView when disabling or enabling a GameObject with Grid Component. (1178613)

  • 2D: Fixed an issue where edits made in the texture name field of the Secondary Textures module of the Sprite Editor could be lost if the keyboard focus changed. (1133339)

  • 2D: Fixed incorrect lighting on normal-mapped Sprite Renderers that are horizontally and/or vertically flipped. (1186769)

  • 2D: Fixed Outline Tolerance value is clipped in Sprite Outline Module for Sprite Editor window. (1186228)

  • 2D: Fixed part of sprite is cut off when Mesh Type is set to Tight. (1175447)

  • 2D: Fixed preview of the prefab ignoring Sprite Mask. (1111193)

  • 2D: Set a better default value for Offset Distance in CompositeCollider2D to reduce thin collider outlines when removing shapes from the CompositeCollider2D (1169269)

  • AI: Fixed issue where changes in the bounds of the build sources causes UpdateNavMeshData() to be slow as it regenerate more portions of the NavMesh than necessary. (1183826)

  • Android: Added a tooltip to keystore path label in keystore manager window. Tooltip shows full path to the keystore. (1115061)

  • Android: Added WebCamKind support for Android (based on focal length equivalent). (1180261)

  • Android: Additional IL2CPP arguments were previously only applied to one target when building for multiple architectures on Android. (1185063)

  • Android: Allow to disable symbols.zip generation when building apk or aab.

  • Android: Aspect ratio will be respected properly on devices running Android 7.0 and below as well as 8.0 and above. (1154440)

  • Android: Fix application paths (dataPath, streamingAssetsPath) to point to base apk when App Bundle is used. (1183912)

  • Android: Fixed a video player seek bug when using Vulkan.

  • Android: Fixed camera devices supporting only depth data being included in WebCamTexture.devices. (1163718)

  • Android: Fixed problem with screen not rotating immediately accordingly to its holding position after autorotation is enabled. (1169727)

  • Android: Fixed problem with signing release App Bundle using non-ASCII passwords . (1167092)

  • Android: Fixed problem with System.Globalization.CultureInfo.CurrentCulture returns Culture.Invariant on Android. (1135996)

  • Android: Fixed Render Over Native UI on Android. (1189674)

  • Android: Fixed when fullscreen = FALSE and Render Outside Safe Area = TRUE notch area is not rendered on Android 9 devices. (1150073)

  • Animation: Fixed an issue where Animator view breadcrumbs would get mixed up when navigating from a controller with more layers. (1146244)

  • Animation: Fixed AnimationStream unbound handle exceptions when changing override controller in the animator. (1180557)

  • Animation: Fixed Animator Layer scripts being displayed twice when using the Animator Controller Playable. (1173312)

  • Animation: Fixed crash when calling Animator.Rebind after destroying AnimatorControllerPlayable. (1180148)

  • Animation: Fixed issue when trying to step backwards frame by frame in the animation window and some frames would be skipped. We now search based on frame numbers before looking comparing time values to avoid missing valid key frames. (1151612)

  • Animation: Fixed State Machine states that are deleted when State Machine is removed from Animator Controller. (1181137)

  • Animation: Fixed state machines and transitions not being selected selected when pasting in Animator State Machine. (1112939)

  • Animation: Fixed Undo operation of "Add Blend Tree" in the Blend Tree graph UI. (1176440)

  • Apple TV: If any Swift source plugins are in the project settings required to build them will be properly added to the Xcode project. (1176139)

  • Apple TV: If no Apple TV icons are set for specific sizes and a higher resolution icon is available it will be downscaled for that slot (like for other platforms) (1115180)

  • Asset Import: Fixed asset importer crashing when importing a shader specific shader. (1162577)

  • Asset Import: Fixed Avatars from models using a slash in their node names not being correctly displayed in the AvatarMask and OptimizeGameObject UI. (1002172)

  • Asset Import: Fixed incorrect colors when importing a PNG file with a file gamma value of 1.0. (1172234)

  • Asset Pipeline: Fixed editor sometimes getting stuck compiling scripts while opening a project. (1139283)

  • Asset Pipeline: Fixed ScanFilter::Normalize being slow and called every time an asset is added to the filter. (1166652)

  • Asset Pipeline: Fixing bug where [OnOpenAssets] callback was not called due to incorrrect path (1154851)

  • Asset Pipeline: Nested prefabs can now be used with the cache server.

  • Audio: DSPGraph: Fixed crash when exiting play mode.

  • Audio: DSPGraph: Fixed error when disposing AudioKernel resources from an IAudioOutputJob.

  • Audio: DSPGraph: Fixed occasional crash when disposing leaked node allocation.

  • Audio: Fixed deallocation of native collections allocated as AudioKernel within the audio kernel lifecycle.

  • Audio: Fixed issue where a Timeline Audio track with no audio source acts as 3D spatial blended audio source. (1160449)

  • Bug Reporter: Fixed issue where Bug Reporter email input field doesn't allow emails that have symbols after the dot in the second part of the email. (992324)

  • Build Pipeline: Added optional BuildOptions.DetailedBuildReport flag that can be passed to BuildPipeline.BuildPlayer in order to get more information in the returned BuildReport object, including intermediate BuildSteps details and a list of scenes using the assets in the build.

  • Build Pipeline: Fixed an issue where rebuilding an asset bundle with the same name, but different source assets, might not cause the bundle to be rebuilt if the assets already exist in the bundle - NB asset bundle hashes in all manifest files will change as a result of this fix. (1173817)

  • Build Pipeline: Fixed building in batchmode fails for first time after removing file from project. (703290)

  • Build Pipeline: Fixed several object types that were not marked as Editor Only being pulled into the final build results. (1190029)

  • Build Pipeline: SerializeReference instances containing object references were not considered for dependencies during build step, which might lead to object references not being pulled correctly in builds. (1187967)

  • DX12: Fixed issue where non-native resolutions would get stretched instead of letterboxed on Windows Standalone running DirectX 12 (1135210)

  • Editor: Allow setting SerializeReference to null without throwing an exception. (1185555)

  • Editor: Clamped the Scene View camera Field of View to values between 4 and 160, preventing extreme skewing. (1180037)

  • Editor: Fix InspectorWindow lock exception. (1173185)

  • Editor: FIx the issue with MissingReferenceExceptions when changing parent of a UI element to Disabled canvas in Play mode. (1171433)

  • Editor: Fixed 'On Demand Remap' foldout icon click. (1186889)

  • Editor: Fixed a crash when changing IHVImageImporter Preset FilterMode value.

  • Editor: Fixed AlphaIsTransparency is disabled in TextureImporter Presets. (1147407)

  • Editor: Fixed an issue where "Probability" text is clipping under "Emission" property of Particle Effect Window. (1180240)

  • Editor: Fixed an issue where "selected" scenes in the hierarchy were not taken in account for SceneVis and ScenePicking. (1178898)

  • Editor: Fixed an issue where per-platform QualitySettings could be stripped on disk when entering Playmode. (1136244)

  • Editor: Fixed an issue where sometimes the selected Asmdef gets stuck on the first selection. (1153558)

  • Editor: Fixed an issue where where progress dialogs would load on the screen with the mouse pointer instead of the primary Unity window (1045766)

  • Editor: Fixed AnimValues getting permanently stuck if a script reload happened while they were animating, for example when forced out of Prefab Mode when entering Play Mode due to [ExecuteInEditMode] script. (1115778)

  • Editor: Fixed camera shaking when panning very far from the Scene View pivot. (1178711)

  • Editor: Fixed compute shader related editor crash regression after player build. (1190914)

  • Editor: Fixed crash when importing videos on a machine with more than 16 cores.

  • Editor: Fixed cursor not unlocking when going from locked to confined in windows editor. (1177561)

  • Editor: Fixed Custom Render Pipeline field in Quality Settings is asking for MonoBehaviour. (1168162)

  • Editor: Fixed exception when entering isolation with unloaded scenes. (1173474)

  • Editor: Fixed extended style hover state. (1180554)

  • Editor: Fixed graphic artifact in project window when dragging a scene on itself. (1184235)

  • Editor: Fixed GUI errors during build when the ScriptExecutionOrder settings window is opened. (1169675)

  • Editor: Fixed how the zoom setting is reset when switching between folder and favorite folder. (1174978)

  • Editor: Fixed IME related APIs in Input class not working, even when using the new Input System package. (1178746)

  • Editor: Fixed issue of UGUI being streached when opening Game window for the first time in edit mode.

  • Editor: Fixed issue with invalid values for Hash128.

  • Editor: Fixed issue with RectMask2D Component incorrectly masking the image when animating on its pivot. (1170399)

  • Editor: Fixed Label size not keeping its default size when selecting an AnimationState Preset. (1162303)

  • Editor: Fixed lag on expanding annotations (1186931)

  • Editor: Fixed lag when using AssetPicker. (1186578)

  • Editor: Fixed light sources that are contained by disabled GameObject are not shown in Light Explorer. (921363)

  • Editor: Fixed missing VC menus after updating the project. (1188186)

  • Editor: Fixed move tool snapping rounding off snap increment when zoomed out. (858899)

  • Editor: Fixed Open Scene Additive context menu (1181861)

  • Editor: Fixed renaming of assets in Linux (1168280)

  • Editor: Fixed searching for VSync in Project Settings not opening the Quality settings tab. (1181387)

  • Editor: Fixed tag and layer popup mixed value display. (1191296)

  • Editor: Fixed the bouncing issue when the user clicks on the Tier-Settings option. (1166174)

  • Editor: Fixed the issue with "Show" button text getting clipped from "Compiled code" Dropdown of Shader Import Settings. (1178008)

  • Editor: Fixed the issue with "Show Related Objects" text gets clipped in the Profiler Hierarchy. (1169954)

  • Editor: Fixed the Move Tool producing inconsistent results when the active transform rotation is modified while translating. (741954)

  • Editor: Fixed tooltips are offset by a large amount and constrained if another tooltip is shown in quick succession (1167052)

  • Editor: Fixed UI Flickers in Game View when Camera.Render is Selected in the Frame Debugger (1172637)

  • Editor: Fixes an issue where clicking an active tool in the Tile Palette window would return focus to the previously active Tilemap tool, not the global tool. (1174060)

  • Editor: Fixes custom property drawer layouting and height computation (1169149)

  • Editor: Fixes editor crash when trying to input correct IP in cache server settings (1190451)

  • Editor: Fixing UI lag in Player settings: Splash screen. (1177518)

  • Editor: FormerlySerializedAsAttribute is working in Presets files. PrefabUtility.SetPropertyModifications do take care of the renaming too. (1162066)

  • Editor: Improve the performance of gizmo icon rendering.

  • Editor: Improved unclear error message for components that have been depercated and removed. (1160417)

  • Editor: Menu item with ellipsis have context. (1173736)

  • Editor: Reduced scene view repaints. (1166812)

  • Editor: Reduced scene view repaints. (1188906)

  • Editor: Removed redundant warning from Graphics.TextureCopy when copying compressed unreadable textures. (1030477)

  • Editor: SketchUpImporter node selection can be changed in the Preset inspector. (1155243)

  • Editor: Sorted the list of canvases in CanvasManager whenever m_RenderMode of current Canvas is updated to 'Screen Space Overlay' . (1138914)

  • Editor: Updated object movement to make Undo faster on complex objects. (1175209)

  • Editor: Widen the Component reordering area in the Game Object inspector. (1160885)

  • Editor: Zooming to the maximum distance from Scene View pivot no longer throws errors. (1127415)

  • Editor: [Northstar Fixes] Fixed text clipping issues related to Northstar theme changes. (1173086)

  • GI: Fixed GPU lightmapper not working on macOS if the Editor path has a space. (1120397)

  • GI: Fixed GPU lightmapper not working on Radeon RX 5700 (1180454)

  • GI: Fixed GPU lightmapper validity texture missing after bake when validity scene view wasn't open during bake. (1117671)

  • GI: Fixed issue for HDRP where they tried to access properties that weren't threadsafe in the player.

  • GI: Fixed issue where it was hard to select probes behind other probes. The hit-area was too big. (1180612)

  • GI: Fixed issue where unexpected assertion fired during GI baking. (1008925)

  • GI: Fixed lightmap baking erasing existing Additional Vertex Streams from Mesh. (1148742)

  • GI: Fixed mixed and baked lights showing up as realtime lights in the player when realtime GI is enabled. (1176876)

  • GI: Fixed Optix lightmap denoiser VRAM reporting. Improves the update frequency when using Progressive Updates + Optix denoising. (1183984)

  • GI: Fixed Radeon Pro denoiser error when there are spaces in the install path. (1190167)

  • GI: Fixed so that "undecided" pixels in the Texel Validity mode is black and not orange (it made them seem faulty). "Undefied" pixels are still orange.

  • GI: Making Enlighten fully deprecated when using a SRP that doesn't support it.

  • Graphics: Added option to delete folder with cached data after occlusion bake. (689310)

  • Graphics: Enabled readback of 11.11.10 float format. (1127310)

  • Graphics: Fix crash in Unity Editor after entering Play Mode when the experimental Ray Tracing API is on. (1174917)

  • Graphics: Fix Ray Tracing Shader Inspector stating that Ray Tracing Shaders are not supported even after Direct3D12 was added in the Graphics APIs list from Player Settings. (1172318)

  • Graphics: Fixed Additional Vertex Streams when painting Vertex Color. (968707)

  • Graphics: Fixed an issue where the colour space parameter for a RenderTexture would be ignored if a default LDR texture format was requested. (1166271)

  • Graphics: Fixed bug with OpenGL sparse textures not correctly swizzling channels. (1164189)

  • Graphics: Fixed CombineMeshes throwing errors when used with meshes with non-triangles topology. (1130898)

  • Graphics: Fixed crash ing GfxDeviceD3D11Base::EndOfFrameBookkeeping when the Compute Shader buffer is too big. (1153468)

  • Graphics: Fixed crash when trying to initialize an invalid SkinnedMeshRenderer. (1169165)

  • Graphics: Fixed GPU memory leak when deleting a texture while async upload in progress, during texture streaming. (1174689)

  • Graphics: Fixed inconsistency - warning says instancing will be disabled when used with static batching but it is still working and breaking result object color. (1171312)

  • Graphics: Fixed issue where Vulkan behaves like D3D11 when anisotropic filtering is enabled: D3D11 has a limitation where it requires trilinear filtering for anisotropic filtering support. This is not required by any other graphics API. (1173747)

  • Graphics: Fixed Kaiser 'Mipmap Filtering Mode' used for mipmap generation during texture import. It had previously been implemented incorrectly and was causing unnecessary aliasing. The updated version will have slightly faster import times.

  • Graphics: Fixed MIN and MAX blend mode with Vulkan. (1173726)

  • Graphics: Fixed null gfx device not supporting frame timing api. (1174936)

  • Graphics: Improved runtime light culling speed by avoiding culling of fully baked lights.

  • Graphics: Improved the error message of incompatible Graphics.CopyTexture between textures. (1173191)

  • IMGUI: Fix issue with offset of IME popup with IMGUI fields.

  • IMGUI: Fixed an issue where the settings icon appears differently in editor window and inspector window. (1190478)

  • IMGUI: Fixed Gradient Editor burger menu icon alignment. (1180544)

  • IMGUI: Fixed prefab override window "Apply" button text overlapping. (1190199)

  • IMGUI: Fixed ReorderableList incorrect indices when dragging the element in the List. (1178662)

  • IMGUI: Fixed ReorderableList incorrect selection dragged element height when the list contains different sized elements. (1178636)

  • IMGUI: Fixed the editor crash issue upon adding a Horizontal/Vertical layout group. (1172598)

  • iOS: Fixed ENABLE_CRUNCH_TEXTURE_COMPRESSION not being set on script side. (1175976)

  • iOS: Fixed Input.gyro.enabled not checking current active state of gyro, resulting on ios13 being confused if it was enabled often enough. (1177775)

  • iOS: Fixed metal graphics bug when using Constant Buffer with multiple cameras. (1161637)

  • iOS: Fixed Metal-only app no longer linking GLES framework. (1168449)

  • iOS: Fixed particles color mode resulting in them becoming black. (1179767)

  • iOS: WebCamTexture.devices now returns empty array while access to camera has not been granted. (1187431)

  • Kernel: Fixed potential man-in-the-middle attack on TLS handshakes for Desktop platforms.

  • Linux: Fixed bad mouse offset when dragging undocked editor windows. (1175117)

  • Linux: Fixed issue preventing hotkeys working when in Linux editor when a scene is playing, especially when the cursor is locked. (1168258)

  • Linux: Fixed Linux tilemap editor not allowing users to paint when the scene view is undocked. (1188638)

  • Linux: Fixed modal dialog boxes from being allowed to fall behind other editor windows. (1175405)

  • Linux: Fixed mouse cursor does not change back to default issue when moving it to Game view over resize hotspots in play mode (1153310)

  • Linux: Fixed segmentation fault when running a built project with -single-instance argument. (1167394)

  • Linux: While in play mode, scene mode controls holding right mouse button are extremely sensitive (1178921)

  • macOS: Fixed batchmode player crashing resulting in "Reopen Windows" dialog (1183783)

  • macOS: Fixed crash when switching GPU in editor.

  • macOS: Fixed Mac Standalone build containing .meta files inside native plugin bundles. (1178777)

  • macOS: Fixed Pen & Tablet not working. (1169313)

  • macOS: Fixed Player.log not opening after right-clicking the Console window and selecting 'Open Player Log'. (1133920)

  • macOS: Fixed race condition when attempting to build player from a static C# object constructor. (1165974)

  • macOS: Fixed Screen.currentResolution return incorrect screen resolution. (1185536)

  • Mobile: Fixed an issue where Input.mousePosition could return an invalid result on mobile platforms. (1188746)

  • Mobile: Fixed problem with ToString() function being culture-invariant on Android, and iOS 11 and higher. (1157137)

  • Package Manager: Added icon for Package Manager window

  • Package Manager: Disabled package list Refresh button when in offline mode

  • Package Manager: Fixed bug where Package List scrolls up to top of list after clicking 'Load More'. (1182633)

  • Package Manager: Fixed error message being logged in console on removing a package installed from disk.

  • Package Manager: Fixed issue where Load More label would disappear and not re-appear after being clicked in Offline mode.

  • Package Manager: Made download error messages in My Assets more user friendly.

  • Package Manager: Make installed packages show recursive dependencies, in addition to direct dependencies

  • Physics: Fix issue when selecting self and inter collision particles for cloth. (1153034)

  • Physics: Fixed an issue when editing an EdgeCollider2D or PolygonCollider2D where the Z position of the editing gizmo was not aligned to the Transform Z position. (934389)

  • Physics: Fixed issues with changed SkinnedMeshRenderer transform or root bone changes not being picked up by the cloth inspector. (1143658)

  • Physics: Fixed Physics.bounceThreshold not being applied to newly created physics scenes, the default value of 2 was used instead. (1181249)

  • Player: Fixed the cursor being visible when locked in Standalone players, when it should be hidden. (1177531)

  • Prefabs: Fixed dragging Prefabs into scenes during Play Mode incorrectly instantiating them as editor Prefab instances, which would incorrectly impose editor Prefab instance restructuring restrictions on runtime logic. They are now instead instantiated using the runtime Object.Instantiate method in these cases. (1166938)

  • Prefabs: Fixed selecting multiple prefab overrides + clicking apply does not apply all selected overrides. (1106861)

  • Prefabs: Fixed that duplicated child nested prefab is not created in the same position as original. (1157320)

  • Prefabs: When in Prefab Mode and starting Play Mode, or when in Play Mode and attempting to enter Prefab Mode, a dialog "Risk of unwanted modifications" is now shown if a script on the Prefab has the [ExecuteInEditMode] attribute. The dialog offers the options "Exit Prefab Mode" or "Ignore". It replaces logged error messages and forced exit of Prefab Mode that were used before. (1100744)

  • Profiler: Added a minimum Scale for stacked charts so that the 0.1ms grid line stays visible (1175473)

  • Profiler: Fixed "Other" Category not shown in Charts and hiding VSync time (1165477)

  • Profiler: Fixed deselection of samples in Hierarchy view (1102802)

  • Profiler: Fixed Editor freeze if Profiler is unable to connect to Player (1008321)

  • Profiler: Fixed framing of Timeline View samples with Native Object association such as Camera.Render (1187889)

  • Profiler: Fixed high frequenzy rescaling of frame count label in toolbar (1181367)

  • Profiler: Fixed retention of splitter and viewtype state within session and across open/close cycles of the ProfilerWindow (1171353)

  • Profiler: Fixed start time precision loss when saving profiler data in the editor. (1156652)

  • Profiler: Fixed Timeline View not using a ColorSafe Palette (1101387)

  • Profiler: Fixed view scale constraining of Profiler Timeline view when scrolling (1138060)

  • SceneManager: Fixed an ArgumentException being thrown when a scene is unloaded and GetRootGameObjects() is used in the EditorSceneManager.sceneClosing event. (1179151)

  • SceneManager: Fixing a bug where unity would crash when scenes are unloaded on OnPostprocessAllAssets (1161850)

  • SceneManager: Updated the default scene for new objects. (1162243)

  • Scripting: Added GameObject.GetComponentInParent method overload that works with inactive Components. (1180794)

  • Scripting: Common math and geometry structs such as Vector3 now implement IFormattable interface. (1042790)

  • Scripting: Fix rare issue with player crashing on startup when having editor only serialized fields that use abstract classes. (1172691)

  • Scripting: Fixed Application.SetStackTraceLogType for Exceptions (1181994)

  • Scripting: Fixed ArgumentException being thrown on right-clicking a gameObject with missing script instance. (1171833)

  • Scripting: Fixed crash that may occur when using stackalloc. (1172987)

  • Scripting: Fixed frequent GC collections occurring in the Editor. (1143739)

  • Scripting: Fixed issue with MovedFrom where when specifying namespace and assembly name for class rename, the arguments were inverted causing failure to resolve the MovedFrom (1180719)

  • Scripting: Fixed ObjectDisposedException that may occur when using HttpWebRequest. (1157345)

  • Scripting: Fixed Player builds deletes BuiltinAssemblies.stamp and forces a full recompile (1188509)

  • Scripting: Fixed x509 verification issues on iOS with trusted self signed certificates.

  • Scripting: Improve memory usage of GC by precisely scanning arrays of value types containing managed and unmanaged fields. (1054493)

  • Scripting: Make Process.Start() not throw exception when Windows path contains ', (1160455)

  • Scripting: Undocumented MonoBehaviour.Main method is no longer automatically called by Unity. (1146863)

  • Scripting: Warn when dragging invalid created scriptable object asset to component field.

  • Scripting Upgrade: Fixed crash after AssemblyUpdater fails to update references to some attributes. (1175254)

  • Scripting Upgrade: Fixed renaming of extension methods invoked using static method invocation syntax.

  • Scripting Upgrade: Improved logging in some scenarios in AssemblyUpdater.

  • Terrain: Fixed issue preventing terrain from rendering when loaded from an AssetBundle with Instancing enabled (1122023)

  • Terrain: Fixed terrain shader picking pass for SRP. (1176497)

  • Themes: Fixed the text highlight issue when switching between two components using Shift+Tab shortcut. (1172158)

  • UI: Fix Preview Button UI not refreshong after finishing Splash Screen Preview. (1171460)

  • UI: Fixed not updating he composition string if we are the currently selected object.

  • UI: Fixed some null refs in inputfield tests.

  • UI: Fixing issue with UI facing the camera not being triggered correct. (1177982)

  • UI: Removing Abstract from templated UnityEvent classes. Template serialization is now supported

  • UI Elements: Basic IME support in UIElements fields. (1138957)

  • UI Elements: Fixed bug where VisualElement.generateVisualContent was expecting triangles in a wrong winding order. (1192509)

  • UI Elements: Fixed dynamic scroller direction change bug. (1186031)

  • UI Elements: Fixed issue of overflowing Search field text inside of the Shortcut Manager. (1183549)

  • UI Elements: Fixed nested ScrollView styles. (1181829)

  • UI Elements: Fixed NullReferenceException error when assigning background-image to none in UI Element Debugger. (1188538)

  • UI Elements: Fixed NullReferenceException error when assigning unity-font to none in UI Element Debugger. (1179896)

  • UI Elements: Fixed of the gradient location field not updating on swatch selection, while it's being focused. (1138621)

  • UI Elements: Fixed opacity and displayed USS property support in UIElements. Opacity now propagates correctly down the Visual Tree. (1151479)

  • UI Elements: Fixed play mode tint not correctly applied on certain text elements under certain circumstances (1182264)

  • UI Elements: Fixed rendering issues with text fields in UIElements when applying overflow to elements with border-radius. (1148794)

  • UI Elements: Fixed the last focused element not being focussed after the panel grabs focus. (1154256)

  • UI Elements: Fixed ToolbarSearchField clear button is not displayed when it's value is set in script. (1180403)

  • UI Elements: Fixed wrong mouse position in mouse compatibility events.

  • UI Elements: Handle inline styles errors. (1165204)

  • UI Elements: Make the UIElements debugger runtime compatible.

  • Universal Windows Platform: Fixed Desktop TouchScreenKeyboard not returning correct active and status values. (1137074)

  • Version Control: Fixed "Apply all incoming" button in VC window. (1190679)

  • Version Control: Fixed "Using the mouse wheel to scroll in the Submit and Revert windows is very slow". (1191813)

  • Version Control: Fixed files ignored via Perforce Stream no longer constantly display "updating status" state. (1148796)

  • Version Control: Fixed Provider.ResolveIsValid not now takes into account any conflicted files inside of folders. (1120219)

  • Version Control: Fixed Resolve window losing content after script recompile.

  • Version Control: Fixed Revert on a not-yet-saved but locally changed file not working with Asset Database V2. (1175518)

  • Version Control: Fixed VC Window scrollbar auto-hiding when the list area should be scrollable. (1188096)

  • Version Control: Fixed VCS disconnect if calling Provider.Submit on assets that aren't checked out. (1173929)

  • Version Control: Prevented Revert Unchaged from reimporting assets. (1181354)

  • Version Control: Remote Added/Deleted asset states were not correctly displayed in icon overlays. (1005610)

  • Version Control: Script Execution Order changes are now disabled for scripts that are remotely locked in Perforce. (593716)

  • Version Control: Stop OS alert sounds from being played when navigating the VC Window with the keyboard. (1187878)

  • Version Control: Submit of a changelist where some assets are locked remotely now produces better error messages. (1181112)

  • Video: Fixed Canvas hidden by VideoPlayer when targetting CameraNearPlane. (1171286)

  • Video: Fixed spammed logs when transcoding video to H.265 when codec is unsupported. (1104432)

  • Web: Fixed module descriptions. (1179350)

  • Web: UnityWebRequest: do not block setting request headers. (1188229)

  • Web: UnityWebRequest: reuse network connections to the same host. (1179864)

  • WebGL: Fixed an issue with build startup when using absolute path for WebAssembly module in WebGL. (1173262)

  • Windows: Fixed command-line args not respected when launching two instances simultaneously. (1180571)

  • Windows: Fixed the inconsistency between InternalEditorUtility.isApplicationActive and Editor's Window focus state on Windows. (1173067)

  • Windows: Fixed Windows Standalone Visual Studio solution build creating a '_Data' folder with the wrong name. (1186751)

  • XR: Fix Hololens 2 camera snapshots not containing Unity app content.

  • XR: Fixed crash when attempting to use Vulkan as the graphics API for Oculus. (1190038)

  • XR: Fixed image corruption when renderViewportScale is changed with HDR off. (1130382)

  • XR: Fixed IntegratedSubsystem instances that are destroyed will return running = false instead of throwing an exception.

  • XR: UnityEngine.XR.InputDevice feature values will now return Quaternion.identity for rotations that have not yet been set.

API Changes

  • Animation: Added: Migrated class AnimationModeDriver to public API.

  • Animation: Added: Migrated several functions in AnimationMode to public API. The functions are StartAnimationMode(AnimationModeDriver driver), StopAnimationMode(AnimationModeDriver driver), InAnimationMode(AnimationModeDriver driver) and SamplePlayableGraph(PlayableGraph graph, int index, float time).

  • Asset Import: Added: Added 'IgnorePNGGamma' getter and setter to TextureImporter

  • Asset Import: Added: Adds AssetDatabase.ImportPackageItemsCallback to provide information about what UnityPackage contents were selected by the user for import.

  • Editor: Added: Added EditorUtility.ClearDirty, tells Unity not to save asset to disk after performing changes to an asset

  • Editor: Added: Exposing user display name on UnityConnect object.

  • Editor: Added: Make ApplyUSS and FromUSS public

  • Editor: Changed: Modifiy the order of Scene View OnSceneGUI callbacks to invoke the active Editor Tool prior to the View Tool controls. This allows tools to override the alt key, right mouse button, and middle mouse button shortcuts.

  • Editor: Removed: EditorSnapSettings.active, EditorSnapSettings.enabled, and EditorSnapSettings.preferGrid are removed. Use EditorSnapSettings.gridSnapEnabled instead.

  • Graphics: Added: Add SetComputeBufferCounterValue & SetComputeBufferData command to Rendering.CommandBuffer

  • Graphics: Added: Added MeshRenderer.enlightenVertexStream for Realtime GI UV mesh access. The Realtime GI system doesn't modify additionalVertexStreams any more. (1148742)

  • Graphics: Added: Exposed the default read, gray and linearGray texture objects via Textur2D.red, Texture2D.gray and Texture2D.linearGray properties.

  • Graphics: Added: Moved shader properties APIs from UnityEditor.ShaderUtils to UnityEngine.Shader therefore made them available in players. These APIs are:

    • FindPropertyIndex
    • GetPropertyAttributes
    • GetPropertyCount
    • GetPropertyDefaultFloatValue
    • GetPropertyDefaultVectorValue
    • GetPropertyDescription
    • GetPropertyFlags
    • GetPropertyName
    • GetPropertyRangeLimits
    • GetPropertyTextureDefaultName
    • GetPropertyTextureDimension
    • GetPropertyType
  • Graphics: Changed: Removed unused argument for UnityEditor.LightEditor/Settings::DrawRange

  • iOS: Obsoleted: iOS.Notification Services is now deprecated and will be removed in the future. Consider using the Mobile Notifications package (available in the package manager) which implements the UserNotifications framework.

  • Mobile: Added: Added WebCamKind.UltraWideAngle to support new iPhone 11 Pro/Max camera type and ultra wide angle cameras on some Android devices

  • Physics: Added: Add "Physics2D.SimulationMode" to allow selection of three simulations modes: FixedUpdate, Update or Script.

  • Physics: Deprecated: Replace "Physics2D.AutoSimulation" with "Physics2D.SimulationMode".

  • Profiler: Added: Added gcHandleIndex as a property to NativeObjectEntries within a PackedMemorySnapshot for simplified access to the index of it's managed counterpart

  • Profiler: Added: Added RawFrameDataView API for the fast allocation free access to Profiler data in the Editor.

  • Profiler: Removed: Removed the screenshot property of the Metadata type used by the PackedMemorySnapshot

  • Scripting: Added: Added new API for specifying preprocessor defines for player only assemblies - Build.Player.ScriptCompilationSettings.extraScriptingDefines, BuildPlayerOptions.extraScriptingDefines. Previously you would need to use PlayerSettings.SetScriptingDefineSymbolsForGroup, but that causes recompilation of Editor scripts, which is not what you would want, when specifying defines only for assemblies used by player.

  • UI Elements: Deprecated: VisualTreeAsset.CloneTree() will be deprecated in favor of VisualTreeAsset.Instantiate().

  • UI Elements: Obsoleted: Button.onClick is now obsolete. Use Button.clicked instead.

  • UI Elements: Removed: Remove borderColor property from IStyle and IResolvedStyle

  • Version Control: Obsoleted: Deprecated MergeMethod C# enum, it never did anything useful.

Changes

  • 2D: Rename Can Change Z Position to Lock Z Position for Brush Inspector in Tile Palette

  • Android: Android Library Project plugins now require to be directories with .androidlib "extension"; can be place anywhere inside Unity project.

  • Editor: Unity projects now have "UserSettings" top-level folder, EditorUserSettings.asset moved from Library there (960774)

  • GI: The Prioritize view checkbox in the Lighting window is now Progressive updates. In non-progressive mode lightmaps are composited once they are fully converged.

  • Graphics: Implement stencil binding support for Vulkan

  • iOS: Made iOS 11 minimum support iOS version

  • iOS: Removed Armv7 (32 bit) support

  • Scripting: Incremental GC is now enabled by default for new projects

  • Terrain: Terrain now pulls in shaders as dependencies at build time and no longer needs them explicitly added to the Always Included Shaders list when using Terrain in Asset Bundles. (1122023)

  • Timeline: Creating a new Timeline will no longer automatically add an Animation Track and an Animator to the target GameObject.

  • Timeline: Ease-in and ease-out values for clips are no longer restricted to 50% of the clip's duration.

  • Version Control: Removed "Host" (P4HOST) setting from Perforce plugin UI

Improvements

  • 2D: Add Tilemap InsertCells/DeleteCells API to insert rows, columns and layers of cells to a Tilemap

  • 2D: Allow GameObjects to be shown in the Tile Palette

  • 2D: Allow Gizmos from OnDrawGizmos to be shown in the Tile Palette

  • Android: Add OpenGL ES support of FrameTimingManager API.

  • Android: Add support for GL_EXT_texture_compression_astc_decode_mode

  • Android: Added support for Android Library projects, created using current Android Studio, as plugins.

  • Android: Avoid redundant framebuffer restores when using Vulkan

  • Android: Conversion between C# and Java arrays of matching types is much faster (up to 2 orders of magnitude for large arrays).

  • Android: Enable support for RenderTextureFormat.RGB111110Float when using Vulkan on Adreno

  • Android: Expand uncaught exception information. Added additional information when uncaught exception is thrown. Previously it would print Unity version, Device model, Device fingerprint. Now it will also print - Build Type, Scripting Backend, ABI, Strip Engine Code value. Note: In Android 8, google no longer allows to embed additional information for uncaught exceptions, thus this change will be visible on Android 7.0 or lower.

  • Android: Improve error messages for cases where android application fails to load libmain.so. Previously it was printing "Unable to find main", now it will print "Failed to load 'libmain.so', the application will terminate.", additionally it will print exception from System.loadLibrary with detailed info, where the application was looking for libmain.so

  • Android: When exporting a gradle proejct, il2cpp generated native files will be also copied to gradle project, the il2cpp library will be compiled/linked via gradle. Previously il2cpp library was being precompiled/prelinked by Unity when exporting project. This improvement gives you an ability to both debug and profile il2cpp files when needed, it also increases your control over the build pipeline. Note: If you don't export a project, il2cpp library will be linked by Unity as it was before.

  • Animation: Added functions to HumanPoseHandler in order to get and set joint transforms.

  • Animation: Added rotation unroll filter to the GameObject recorder.

  • Asset Import: Added 'IgnorePNGGamma' setting to the textureImporter. (1172234)

  • Asset Import: Added support for components custom attributes in Sketchup importer.

  • Editor: Add a callback for external code to append additional settings to the Scene View camera settings popup window.

  • Editor: Add a preference to instantiate new GameObjects created through the "GameObject" main menu at world origin.

  • Editor: Add options to the Transform's popup menu that allows for copying and pasting of position, rotation, and scale individually.

  • Editor: Add verified package Quick Search 1.4

  • Editor: Added multi-selection to the console, you can now copy multiple entries and use Ctrl+A to select all

  • Editor: Added UnityEditor.iOS.Xcode.XcScheme to control some xcode scheme options, like enabling metal validation

  • Editor: Clarified error messaging on the event of shader compiler timeout.

  • Editor: Give access to use the linkLabel style.

  • Editor: Improved sharpness and clarity of scene view Gizmo textures when they are far away.

  • Editor: Make Avatar configuration make use of a stage. It no longer requires saving unsaved scene changes before configuring the avatar.

  • Editor: Optimize EditorPrefs API (EC-570, EC-571)

  • Editor: Show additional build information with editor version strings, especially for builds that not are the final release.

  • GI: Compressed transparency textures for GPU lightmapper, 75% memory reduction for transparency textures by using rgba32 instead of floats.

  • GI: Faster lightmap seam stitching by using multithreading and improved memory allocation strategy.

  • GI: GPU lightmapper can now write out the filtered AO texture to disk, alongside the Lighting Data Asset. Only available in On Demand mode. Only available through experimental API.

  • GI: Improved memory allocation strategy for GPU lightmapper on AMD GPUs

  • GI: Improved memory allocation strategy for GPU lightmapper on Nvidia GPUs (Windows only).

  • GI: Progressive lightmappers will display the number of lightmaps that will be generated, in the Lighting window, as soon as atlassing stage is done.

  • GI: Reduced GPU memory usage when baking lighting with the GPU lightmapper by using stackless BVH traversal.

  • GI: Reduced memory usage for light probe occlusion baking when baking with the GPU lightmapper.

  • GI: Show user friendly name in the Lighting window for AMD GPUs on Windows and Linux instead of GPU code name.

  • GI: Support the Experimental custom bake API for GPU lightmapper.

  • GI: Upgrade to Intel Open Image Denoise 1.1.0 (1152418)

  • Graphics: Acquire Vulkan swapchain semaphore as late as possible to improve performance

  • Graphics: Added API to bind constant buffers directly to ComputeShader instances

  • Graphics: Added image readback support for R32F and R16G16F, used by Texture2D.ReadPixels

  • Graphics: Debug.DrawLine now callable from C# jobs

  • Graphics: Texture loading now faster when quality setting set to reduced texture quality.

  • iOS: Added GameID to the Social API it will return GamePlayerID when using GameCenter (1176134)

  • iOS: Social.localUser.ID will return the TeamPlayerID instead of GameCenterUsersID on iOS 12 and above (1176134)

  • iOS: [Metal] Depth-only RenderPass enabled

  • macOS: Pen devices are now supported under the new input system on the mac platform

  • macOS: Reduced the amount of encoders used for compute skinning and general compute

  • Package Manager: Added diagnostic check to Package Manager Diagnostics that starts Unity Package Manager and sends a request to its health check endpoint.

  • Package Manager: Adds new icons and tooltips in the Package Manager Window.

  • Package Manager: Adds tooltips to the in progress spinner in the Package Manager Window.

  • Physics: Collider2D can now produce an unlimited number of contacts whereas previously they were limited to 64 each.

  • Physics: EdgeCollider2D now has adjacent edge feature allowing the control of collision normals when contacting the start or end points of the collider.

  • Prefabs: The Overrides dropdown buttons "Revert All" and "Apply All" now change to "Revert Selected" and "Apply Selected" when multiple override items are selected. This can speed up workflows, particularly when wanting to apply or revert everything except a few items. (1101411, 1106861)

  • Scripting: Added a parameter to FindObjectOfType and FindObjectsOfType called includeInactive, this will return objects that are also attached to disabled GameObjects. (1142715)

  • Scripting: Implemented Reset behaviour to WaitForSecondsRealtime. (1189949)

  • Scripting: The serializer can now serialize fields of generic types (e.g. MyClass<int> someField) directly; it is no longer necessary to derive a concrete subclass from a generic type in order to serialize it.

  • UI Elements: <Style> can now appear as a direct child of <UXML>

  • UI Elements: <Template> can now appear anywhere in the doc, as long as it is before the <Instance> tag referring to them.

  • UI Elements: Added attribute "type" to ObjectField uxml attributes. This allows for specifying a type and associated Assembly. For example ". If you are unsure of the type string to use, you can use typeof(MyType).AssemblyQualifiedName to get the full string. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.type.assemblyqualifiedname?view=netframework-4.8

  • UI Elements: Added UxmlTypeAttributeDescription. Provides the ability to provide types and assemblies as an attribute in uxml.

  • Version Control: Added "Custom" diff tool option in editor preferences (940881)

  • Version Control: Added 'strip' command to YAMLMerge that can generate a new file with only the differences between the first two

  • Version Control: Inspector import settings Apply button now only checks out the .meta file. For non-Unity assets (images, meshes etc.), Check Out only checks out .meta, and Open checks out the asset. Open button is now enabled for non-checked out assets too. (1162487)

  • Web: UnityWebRequest: Add support for data uploading using GET method. (1183281)

  • Web: UnityWebRequest: the new result property will tell if request is completed successfully or what kind of failure occurred. DownloadHandler class also has new property error, which will give descriptive message if a failure occurred when processing received data.

Features

  • Asset Import: Increased to maximum texture import resolution to 16384

  • Audio: Added support for importing .flac files

  • Cache Server: Added shader variant caching with cache server v2.

  • Editor: Added support for one finger scroll.

  • Editor: Introduction of PreviewSceneStage. Implement custom stages by inheriting from this class.

  • Editor: Make ApplyUSS and FromUSS public

  • Editor: Support to switch between debug and release code optimizations without restarting the Unity Editor improving Unity Editor performance when compiling in release.

  • GI: New setting in Mesh Importer for UV unwrap generation that ensures no texel bleeding in lightmaps.

  • Graphics: Add HDR display support for Vulkan on Windows

  • Graphics: Allow selection of number of swapchains for Vulkan through Player Settings

  • Graphics: GetPixelData API was added to Texture2D, Texture3D, Texture2DArray, Cubemap and CubemapArray classes. It allows getting a pointer to the data of a particular mip level/array element in a Texture for reading/writing, and without creating any memory allocations (similar to Texture2D.GetRawTextureData).

  • Linux: Added support IL2CPP scripting backend support for Linux Standalone player

  • Package Manager: Adds UX support for UPM package format hosted on Asset Store

  • Package Manager: Selection in Package manager matches other windows in the editor (color scheme, undo-redo) Custom editor to show selected package info

  • Package Manager: Shows reverse dependencies of a package in the package manager window.

  • Particles: Lifetime by Emitter Speed Module, for controlling how long-lived particles are based on the speed of the emitter at the time they were emitted. This is for instance useful for moving fire.
    Image: https://i.imgur.com/TKKULBj.gif

  • Particles: New Freeform Stretching mode where particles don't look squashed when viewed head-on, and where particle rotation is independent from stretching direction.
    Image: https://i.imgur.com/7D4bPUx.gif

  • Shaders: Added keyword based variant management for compute shaders (multi_compile support).

  • Timeline: Inline Curve Properties can be removed.

  • Timeline: The resize handle for inline curves has been moved to the track header area.

  • Timeline: Tracks can be individually resized.

System Requirements

For development

OS: Windows 7 SP1+, 8, 10, 64-bit versions only; macOS 10.12+. (Server versions of Windows & OS X are not tested.)

CPU: SSE2 instruction set support.

GPU: Graphics card with DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities.

The rest mostly depends on the complexity of your projects.

Additional platform development requirements:
  • iOS: Mac computer running minimum macOS 10.12.6 and Xcode 9.0 or higher.

  • Android: Android SDK and Java Development Kit (JDK); IL2CPP scripting backend requires Android NDK.

  • Universal Windows Platform: Windows 10 (64-bit), Visual Studio 2015 with C++ Tools component or later and Windows 10 SDK

For running Unity games

Generally content developed with Unity can run pretty much everywhere. How well it runs is dependent on the complexity of your project. More detailed requirements:

  • Desktop:

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1+, macOS 10.12+, Ubuntu 16.04+
    • Graphics card with DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities.
    • CPU: SSE2 instruction set support.
  • iOS player requires iOS 10.0 or higher.

  • Android: OS 4.4 or later; ARMv7 CPU with NEON support; OpenGL ES 2.0 or later.

  • WebGL: Any recent desktop version of Firefox, Chrome, Edge or Safari.

  • Universal Windows Platform: Windows 10 and a graphics card with DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities

  • Exported Android Gradle projects require Android Studio 3.4 and later to build

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