We caught up with Mark Schoennagel, evangelist for Unity to talk about the new features in Unity 5, which will be shipping late this year. Version 4.6 will be out next month. Some of the discussed enhancements are:
1. Lighting upgrades, new image-based lighting tools, shaders. real-time final gathering, real-time reflection lighting.
2. Scalability to mobile.
3. New 2D colliders, hinge constraints, double sided colliders.
4. New GUI system that's huge in version 4.6 shipping in a month.
5. 64 bit
Check out the rest of the upgrades in our exclusive interview below.