Unity 5.5 Ships With Improved Particle System & Other New Features
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 30 November 2016 at 02:17 PM EST. 8 Comments
Unity 5.5 is now available and one of its big features is something that won't be too interesting to Linux folks: Microsoft HoloLens is now officially support.

Besides the formal Microsoft HoloLens support, Unity 5.5 features improvements for in-app purchases, tooling improvements, performance improvements, an improved particle system, some renderer improvements, WebGL 2.0 support is enabled by default, Mono 4.4 is now present, GPU instancing is now supported on Android, low-level graphics improvements, upgrades to the physics engine, and more.

More details on Unity 5.5 via this blog post.
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