soft particles in basic?

hello guys.

i was just wondering... Are there soft particle in unity basic? It does not say in the compare section on unity's website.

And the slider is still there...

this may sound like a noob question, but I cant tell if the soft particle are doing anything.

thanks

Soft particles only work with deferred rendering, which is Pro-only. It's pretty easy to tell if you're using them or not, if they're intersecting a surface: soft particles