New Input System — Input Assets

addam davis
Dec 14, 2023

Objective: Understanding what an input asset is and how to create them.

What is an input action asset? an input action asset is an asset that contains Input Actions and their associated binding and control schemes. They also contain the .inputactions file extension and are stored in a plain JSON format.

Since organization is the name of the game let's start this off by creating a folder to contain all our Input assets. Right click in the project view and create a folder and name it.

To create an asset that contains Input actions we can simply right click our new folder, create, input actions.

This is how you create Input Action Assets. In the next tutorial we will discuss editing input action assets.