Wwise Product Pricing

Audiokinetic offers a variety of licensing options for Wwise and for our Plug-In products. These options are designed to suit any budget. All licensing is provided on a per title basis.

Wwise is currently available for the following platforms: Android, iOS, Mac®, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®Vita, Wii, Wii U, Windows®, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Windows Phone 8.

Wwise Commercial Pricing

The cost of a Wwise license is determined by the total production budget of your project. A Wwise license is required for all platforms used in your title. All pricing is in US dollars and applies to the following regions: North America, South America, Africa, Europe and Australia.

Our prices for Asia are available here.

Wwise Core License

Licensing Tier Definition Level A Level B Level C
Production Budget Ceiling $150,000 $1.5M No Cap
Wwise License Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $750 $6,000 $15,000*
Extra Platforms (each) $750 $3,000 $10,000
Source Code (Sound Engine) N/A Available Available
* Includes 12 months of support for the first two platforms.

Expansion Packs, Addons and DLC

A DLC license is required if the licensee plans to release new paid content for the product (expansion packs, downloadable addons) that use the audio engine. Purely cosmetic DLC (character clothes/skins, for example) do not require a DLC license. A 12 month DLC license entitles the Licensee to release unlimited DLC content for your title for a period of 12 months after the title launch.

Wwise DLC License Level A Level B Level C
12 Month Term $600 $2,000 $3,500
Lifetime $1,200 $4,000 $7,000

Support and Maintenance

One Direct Support Plan covers one developed title. This support plan allows you to directly contact our support team via the Support Portal. If a licensee opts to not purchase a Direct Support Plan, questions may still be asked via the public Audiokinetic Q&A page. A Direct Support Plan is required for the first 12 months of all Level C licenses.

Direct Support Plan (12 month term) Level A Level B Level C
First two platforms $1,500 $1,500 $3,000
Next three platforms (additional) $1,500 $1,500 $3,000
More than five platforms (additional) $1,500 $1,500 $3,000

Audiokinetic Plug-ins

Convolution Reverb Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $500 $1,500 $3,000
Extra Platforms (each) $250 $750 $1,500
SoundSeed Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $750 $2,500 $5,000
Extra Platforms (each) $375 $1,250 $2,500
Wwise Motion Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $250 $750 $1,500
Extra Platforms (each) $125 $375 $750

3rd Party Plug-ins

AudioEase

AudioEase Outdoor & More IR Package (requires Wwise Convolution Reverb) Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Extra Platforms (each) Free Free Free

Auro Technologies

Auro-3D Panning + Auro-HeadPhone Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $750 $2,500 $5,000
Extra Platforms (each) $375 $1,250 $2,500

Crankcase Audio

REV for Wwise Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $1,500 $4,500 $9,000
Extra Platforms (each) $750 $1,500 $3,000
REV Content Authoring Tool* Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $1,500 $4,500 $9,000
Extra Platforms (each) Free Free Free

* The REV Content Authoring Tool is a Windows® application used to create REV engine models based on your own engine recordings. It is only required if you plan to produce your own REV content in-house.

REV Engine Model Licenses
REV Engine Model license fees are sold on a per title basis; there are no fees for additional platforms. For pricing details on available REV engine models, please refer to the Available REV Engine Models page.

IOSONO

PROXIMITY Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $750 $2,500 $5,000
Extra Platforms (each) $375 $1,250 $2,500

Contact IOSONO for more information on the PROXIMITY Development Kit.

iZotope

Trash Filters Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $750 $2,000 $4,000
Extra Platforms (each) $750 $1,000 $2,000
Trash Multi-Band Distortions Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $1,500 $4,000 $8,000
Extra Platforms (each) $1,500 $2,000 $4,000
Trash Single-Band Distortions Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $1,000 $3,000 $6,000
Extra Platforms (each) $1,000 $1,500 $3,000
Trash Box Models Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $1,000 $3,000 $6,000
Extra Platforms (each) $1,000 $1,500 $3,000
Trash Dynamics + Delay Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $500 $1,000 $2,000
Extra Platforms (each) $500 $500 $1,000
Hybrid Reverb Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $1,500 $4,000 $8,000
Extra Platforms (each) $1,500 $2,000 $4,000

McDSP

McDSP Bundle (ML1, FutzBox) Level A Level B Level C
First Platform $500 $1,500 $3,000
Extra Platforms (each) $500 $750 $1,500

Please contact our sales team for further information on Wwise product Licensing.

Wwise Royalty-based License Option

This option allows you to license Wwise on a royalty basis, rather than with an up-front fee. The post-launch royalty rate is 1%, based on gross sales of your game. Please see the Licensing FAQ for more details.

Wwise Limited Commercial License

This license allows Wwise to be used at no cost for commercial projects. The Wwise Limited Commercial License allows the Wwise Project to contain a maximum of 200 sound files/media assets. If you need to exceed the 200 asset limit, you will need to purchase the appropriate Wwise commercial license(s).

You can create a Wwise Limited Commercial License Project from the 'getWwise' page.

Wwise for Non-commercial Projects

This license is free and allows Wwise to be used at no cost. In the event that your project becomes commercial, you will need to purchase the appropriate Wwise commercial licenses.

To start using Wwise in its non-commercial form, please visit the 'getWwise' page, select the project type most suited to your needs and, if necessary, fill out the project creation request form.

Audiokinetic offers a Wwise Non-Commercial License for the following:

  • Creating a game prototype.
  • Developing freeware.
  • Working on academic projects.

The Wwise PC SDK Source code is also available for non-commercial projects.


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