Helix Core

Version Control Software

Move projects forward with lightning-fast version control.


Agile Project Management Tool

Hit deadlines with a flexible Agile tool for the entire studio.

Free Game Development Software for Indie Studios

Have more passion than pocket money? No problem. Start planning and versioning a hit game with the Perforce Indie Studio Pack.

Indie Studios Love Perforce's Game Development Software

See why four game development teams use Helix Core to manage source control.


Helix Core

Get Version Control for Free

Protect your most valuable assets. Scale without limits.
And achieve seamless code review and collaboration.
Do it all with Helix Core – free for up to 5 users.


Why Perforce Tools for Game Development?

Because you need unrivaled speed and freedom to ship better games.


Scalable Data Management

Accelerate workflows with Helix Core. Nothing slows it down — automated environments, tens of 1000s of users, millions of daily transactions, terabytes of data.


Large Files, All Files

Version large files of any type with Helix Core, including code, config files, and large binaries. Developers can version everything — even in repos approaching 100 TB of data and 25 million files — with no impact on system performance.


Great Tool for Artists

Give designers freedom to version art files quickly and easily from their preferred design tools while keeping all project files in a single source of truth.


Native Integrations

Helix Core integrates with the most popular gaming engines, including Unreal, CRYENGINE, Lumberyard, and Unity. Spend more time creating amazing games and less time worrying about the work behind the scenes.


Industry Preferred

The industry consistently chooses Helix Core to enable speed and control over game development and large projects of all file types and sizes. In return, our customers produce quality games and receive industry awards, including Develop's Studio of the Year for three-straight years.


20% More Efficient Planning

Hansoft is 10-100x faster than similar tools. Teams powered by Hansoft experience up to 20 percent increases in planning efficiency. You can change attributes, workflows on the fly.

Agile, Waterfall, and Hybrids

From concept to shipment, teams use their favorite project management methods: Scrum, Gantt, Kanban, Waterfall, SAFe and more. For example, Gantt charts for art and sprints for code. Support, don't limit, your team’s favorite ways of working.


One Backlog That Scales

Know your scope and prevent creep. Refine, prioritize, estimate, and give any other custom attribute to your deliverables. With Hansoft, everyone finds the fun while working from a joint backlog that scales.



Dashboards for Everyone

Teams track tasks. Producers track teams. Decision makers get reporting and analytics they need. With Hansoft's custom dashboards, find out immediately when projects are in trouble so you can correct them before they delay progress.


GaaS? Game On.

See how one major mobile game studio is using Hansoft to plan work, align teams, and hit deadlines, so they're continuously releasing content to their growing fanbase.

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Helix Core Is Free for Small Teams

The industry's preferred version control tool is free for teams up to 5 users and 20 workspaces. Perfect for small game studios and startups.

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Is Your Studio the Next Ubisoft?

Take your game from concept to bestseller! With Helix Core, small design teams make big games and grow their studios along the way. Manage all file types, terabytes of data, and millions of files with a solution that supports both artists and developers.



Game Development Best Practices

Helix Core is the industry-leading source control solution in game development, with customers of all sizes producing innovative titles year over year. But how do they do it? Read our Game Development Best Practices eBook, detailing the methods of some of the best game studios in the business.

Game Development Best Practices eBook

Helix Core Delivers for Warhorse Studios

Perforce helped Warhorse Studios produce their first title: Kingdom Come: Deliverance – which was a smashing success. In the first ten days, it sold more than a million copies and continues to delight fans with its stunning graphics. Thanks to Helix Core, Warhorse Studio can now effectively manage large binary files and achieve Agile and Continuous Integration development practices.

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