Lighting is one of the most important aspects of a game. This is because lighting can set the mood, lead gameplay, and identify threats and objectives. Lighting can make or break the visuals of a game. For example, a simple model can look better in-game with good lighting techniques, and a detailed model can look worse with bad lighting techniques.

The Unity game engine makes working with lighting straightforward and simple to understand. The performance of a mobile game is affected by your lighting decisions, so lighting needs to be used efficiently.

At the end of this guide, you can check your knowledge. In this guide, you will learn:

  • The difference between static and dynamic light.
  • Optimization of light.
  • How to fake lighting.
  • Real-time light and light types.