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Scenes contain:

  • Scene Hierarchy which lists the order and structure of all Entities in your scene
  • Scene Settings which contains properties about the scene

They are edited using the PlayCanvas Editor.

Scene Hierarchy

The Scene Hierarchy is a graph of Entities that can have Components to give these Entities behaviors such as having a mesh to render in the world or to play sound effects. They can also be given custom behavior with scripts.

Scene Settings

Scene Settings contain global rendering and physics information and properties about the scene. These can be edited in the project settings within the Editor.

The full list of Scene Settings are: