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Moving away from outdated technologies before developing a replacement isn't ideal in any scenario. You can re-enable npani in Chrome and it will run Unity just fine. We can self promote, iterate the development process socially, and innovate and test ideas and quickly get feedback. Without it, they don't support Flash. Which makes it pointless. If this doesn't work you may have to empty your browser cache as well. The worst part, IMO, is that it's completely unnecessary. Now the Unity Web Player should work just like before. And software come and go all the time. Or switch to other like baidu spark, maelstrom, chromium, rockit, chromeplus. The Chrome team has no real motive to keep the NPAPI alive, certainly not for what is probably a small subset by percentage, not in absolute figures of users who play with Web Player games. I see that your comment was posted twice, but there are no errors in my logs, sadly. I haven't had the time to work much on the website lately. What worked in the Editor, worked in the WebPlayer just as expected. I've been passionate about games all my life and started dabbling in game development about 15 years ago with BlitzBasic , My driving force behind wanting to get back into game development was my lost interest in commercial games as they started appealing to a group of gamers I was no longer in. Unity has made an official blog post about this: In short they recommend WebGL as a substitute for the Web Player, but acknowledge that it doesn't have the same feature set and performance as the Web Player at the moment. I thought it worked really well. This should take you directly to the correct Chrome setting. I am trying BabylonJS and, hey i found that our old good friends Vector3 and Quaternion are still alive. This may have been known to developers, but it's certainly not something that the general public knew about. It happened this week. They decided to punt that group in favor of better security for the rest, which is a reasonable decision to make. Unity Web-Player, on the other hand, was my favorite feature on the internet. It was super fast, and for the first time 3D browser gaming really appeared to be moving toward the future. By September however I will drop the Web Player completely. The future of browsing the web should be plugin-less". While we are at it, lets bring back shockwave flash. And web player was very useful, I will have to tell players to use firefox instead. If you see this can you tell me what browser you were using? Indie games were the only games that still looked interesting, but at the same time some of them looked like they would be just as fun to make as to actually play. What really gets me is Google planned for the shut-off date to exactly coincide with our LudumDare game competition. I strongly support browser gaming because it encourages social gaming, and a democratizing of game publishing. Unity-WebGL audio is utterly broken, it breaks and crackles, the doppler shifting for 3D garbles the sounds into incoherent soup, and looping is impossible because it wants to use good ol' MP3-Web format which wants to give us a 'convenient' little break of silence in between each loop. You're certainly able to build to it, but it's not usable for anything yet. A page of code on my website? And how is it old news? Ironic how so much of the reasoning for enforcing WebGL is for 'security' as now developers are forced to encourage our players download. Last week you could build for the Web Player and most people would be able to play your game. Unity 'supports' WebGL builds, but they're gigantic. If that doesn't work I may keep the Web Player, but put up a message for Chrome users. Google basically bought the Flash source and rewrote it in their own plugin format so that they could keep it alive while killing this. I'll leave the Web Players up for now and I'll probably even continue releasing Web Players for future projects seeing as WebGL is nowhere near ready in my opinion, but for anyone using Chrome I'll display a message telling you to switch to a different browser if you want to try any of my projects without downloading the source or the standalone. Just type this into the address bar - chrome: Restart Chrome and voila! What I don't understand though, is there hasn't been any sign at least, it doesn't sound like Sure, there's probably good arguments as to "Why should they? Even though the Web Player is a niche in itself and is mostly used for game jams, demos etc. I'll have a look at it. This should force the improvement of WebGL but there's no saying how long that will take and that doesn't help the people who make their livelihood from web-based games. And like you say, it's only web games that rely on the Web Player. This has been known for a long time. Google Chrome 45 is officially out now and Unity Web Player support is gone for good. Plus, it's slow as hell and ugly. Right now WebGL is just no option, and it is looking like it never can be. They fail to demonstrate respect for our art form, and our community. They should've left support for this in there until a suitable replacement was ready. A proper plugin-less way of playing games in your browser would be superior to the Web Player. Honestly I see WebGL as a significant leap backwards. Frequently I hear "It should be easy: It took me a whole week just to find one script the compiler didn't like, by stripping the code base in half for every 1 hour build, until deduction finally revealed the problem. But it still sucks that they decided to pull the plug now. It might be possible to run very simple games on it, but speaking for myself and the developers I know making large scale immersive 3D games, the consensus now is either we convince our players to use Firefox or download. Building for WebGL in Unity is not ready yet which means the only option left are standalone players. And as the article noted, the Chrome team had already made their plans clear more than a year back, so it's on Unity to make WebGL porting a viable option for developers. And many of them were made by just one guy. Like a bug I guess? This is old news. True, but if that was really so I'm guessing they will have to upgrade to WebGL when the time comes. Even though I don't use Unity on a regular basis, I do feel the frustration for this community. I only hope that WebGL in Unity is working a lot better by then. Lets go all the way and all use geocities, because progress away from shit technologies is something we should not allow. I've tried it on a few occasions, but I haven't been able to get anything remotely playable out of it. I've got an unhappy kid here who has been working his way through the Infinity Ring series of books, with games that you can unlock after you read each book. At first there was potential, then trends, then a following, then independent tools, then arguments, cult separation, browser wars, innovation, respect, and availability. I tried Unity WebGL for a project one of the requisites was to not to use a plugin and while WebGL worked, its simply unusable for a real scenario. Time to let it go, I guess. Requesting users to switch browsers is probably not a very realistic solution, either. WebGL does not, at least not yet.
It's taken a couple of days for me to even get to the point of figuring out that the problem isn't my fault! My experience as well. I never had problems with it. Nothing really serious is ever made with it, not to my knowledge at least. Yea, except the players of your games are not going to do that. Meaning Unity just lost the feature I enjoyed the most.
There are no pay-walls or greenlights we need to submit to. No other browser company is doing this, and the alternative WebGL is not there in terms of performance. There's also a whole discussion about backwards compatibility that we should be having and the possible negative consequences of making a decade's worth of content obsolete.
Not by any stretch of the imagination.
Or I may start supplying standalone versions instead.