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PlayCanvas is an open source platform for building interactive web content. It’s written in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and WebGL.

This list is a curated collection of awesome resources, tools, tutorials and projects using the PlayCanvas engine to help developers make awesome games and visualizations.



  • Editor – Browser-based, real-time collaborative WebGL Editor.
  • Engine – Full source to the PlayCanvas run-time licensed under MIT.
  • glTF Viewer – glTF 2.0 compliant model viewer.
  • NPM Package – Node.js packages of the PlayCanvas engine run-time.
  • PCUI – Open source front-end framework used by the PlayCanvas toolset.
  • Reference – API reference manual for the engine run-time.
  • User Manual – PlayCanvas user guide.



Extensions and Utilities

Technical Demos

  • After the Flood – Collaboration with Mozilla to promote WebGL 2.
  • Casino – Physically rendered 3D casino environment.
  • Global Illumination – GI approximation using interpolated lightmaps.
  • Seemore – Collaboration with ARM to promote mobile WebGL.
  • Sponza – Run-time lightmapped Sponza environment.
  • Star-Lord – First ever PBR demo from PlayCanvas.
  • Steampunk Slots – Physically rendered slots machine.


  • Adidas ZX Game – Branded rhythm action game (German).
  • Ally Racing – Retro NASCAR racing adver-game for Ally Bank.
  • Call of Duty: Gunsmith – Promotional 3D experience themed on Call of Duty.
  • Cyber City – Promotional site for Visionaries777.
  • eBay Report – Stats and facts from eBay Germany.
  • MMX Racing – Interactive 3D ad for a popular mobile game.
  • DOOH Invaders – World’s largest Space Invaders clone unveiled at Cannes Lions.
  • Ride Along 2 – Using WebGL to promote a Hollywood movie release.
  • Rugby World Cup – Promoting the Rugby World Cup in London’s Piccadilly Circus.

Browser Games

IO Games

  • Ink Wars – Real-time multiplayer game where you paint the neighborhood to win.
  • Mini Royale 2 – Battle Royale first person shooter.
  • Robostorm – Frenetic online multiplayer mech battle game.
  • Tank Royale – Cartoony fast-paced top-down multiplayer shooter.
  • TANX – Online multiplayer tank battle game.
  • Venge – 3D Multiplayer FPS shooter.

Messenger Games


Product Configurators


  • Neon Bubblegum – Demo scene style WebXR-based homepage for Karsten Weil.
  • WebXR VR Lab – Sandbox for VR interaction experiments.

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