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Get started with lighting in Unity

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Beginner
+10 XP
20 Mins
(402)
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Summary
Now that you’ve explored the role of a lighting artist and the basic behavior of light, you’re ready to think more specifically about lighting in Unity.
By the end of this tutorial, you'll be able to:
  • Explain the difference between direct and indirect light.
  • Define the term global illumination.
  • Identify Unity’s global illumination system for URP.
  • Explain the main differences between real-time and baked lighting in Unity.
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Last updated: August 07, 2023
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Get started with lighting in Unity