Black Friday Sales for Game Developers

You don't need a sleigh full of cash to fill your asset library this year

As the annual shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday approaches, game developers and enthusiasts alike eagerly anticipate the myriad opportunities to score incredible deals on tools and resources essential to their craft. Here are a few Black Friday deals tailored specifically for the gaming community, offering some great bargains that can empower developers to level up their game development endeavors.

Unity Asset Store

The Unity Asset store has hundreds of assets listed 50% off, and 70% off on flash deals. Some highlights include:

Easy Save
A simple saving/serialization solution for any level of experience, usable across several platforms. This system is well-documented and includes features like encryption, compression and cloud saving.

Behavior Trees for Everyone
An accessible behavior tree system designed with everyone in mind. Includes a visual editor and deep third-party integration. You don’t need to know how to code to create complex and varied AI in your game!

FPS Animation Framework
Fantastic animation system, useful in first person shooters. Includes features like a recoil system, a “weapon bone” system that adjusts guns without having to parent guns to the hand, and procedural idling, walking and jumping.

Humble Bundle

The Ultimate Game Development Software Bundle

Over $3000 worth of assets if you pay at least $30 to unlock all tiers of the bundle.
A bundle consisting of both Unreal and Unity assets, including several environment packs, from steampunk settings, sci-fi fast food joints, Roman temple ruins, and a lot more. It also includes gun and weapon assets and VFX packs. It also includes tutorials and plugins that will improve your workflow and give you a leg up this holiday season.
This bundle features a wide range of varied assets, so regardless of your genre of choice, you’ll get your money’s worth.
As of this writing, you’ll have a little over two weeks to claim this bundle.

Fanatical Black Friday Sale

Zenva Academy Unity Programming Bundle

Zenva’s programming bundle features six courses to improve your Unity chops. These courses include:
Intro to Multiplayer Game Development
The Complete 2D Roguelike Course
Game Audio Effects for Beginners
Mini-Projects – Explore Game Development & C#
Craft a 2D Idle Clicker Game
Build a Mobile Road Crossing Game

For $9.99, you’ll receive $400 worth of products. Not too shabby!

Beginning Game Design Elearning Bundle

This bundle from Edujanets is perfect for a budding dev’s first foray into game design and features nine general courses, offering a great base to build on in the future. These include:
Welcome To Game Design - Introduction To Game Design Theory
Tic-Tac-Toe Clone - The Complete SFML C++ Game Course
Flappy Bird Clone: SFML C++ Game
Welcome To Game Design - Game Design Canvas
Introduction To Twitch TV Video Game Live Streaming
Basic C# Coding
Introduction to Unity Game Development
Developing Games in Unity 3D
3D Humanoid Characters in Unity

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