Patching a live game server

2019-05-15T12:13:21+01:00February 8th, 2019|Essential Guide to Game Servers|

This blog is part one of our ongoing Essential Guide to Game Servers series. Rolling out a patch can be a pain in the neck. Too much downtime frustrates your fan-base and, if patches are rolled out too often, can push players away from your game for good. Whether it’s fixing a bug, addressing a [...]

Important information regarding Multiplay’s Community Server offering

2019-09-16T11:58:10+01:00January 3rd, 2019|Game Server Hosting|

Multiplay has hosted some incredible games on our community servers over the past 20 years and it’s been a blast supporting an amazing community of gamers. However, after monitoring for several years, it’s become apparent that the market has changed significantly. This, combined with the significant investment that would be needed to improve legacy code, [...]

Over 14 million concurrent users on cloud: The ultimate game hosting stress test!

2019-02-08T12:55:55+01:00December 14th, 2018|Game Server Hosting|

Anyone who knows Multiplay will know we love a challenge. Working with the biggest AAA titles, with games operating on an eye-watering scale, we have to! With games now growing in popularity, sometimes seemingly overnight, studios expect hosting providers to be able to scale with demand. To provide some context, Fortnite has around 8m concurrent [...]

Multiplay goes global – announcing follow-the-sun support

2018-11-23T08:31:12+01:00November 22nd, 2018|Game Server Hosting|

The gaming world doesn’t sleep. Not really. Somewhere in the world there are millions of gamers having sniper battles, rodeoing titans and scoring virtual hatricks, and servers going down is not an option. Which means that somewhere nearby there’s probably a developer or liveops team watching a bank of monitors nervously. It’s a familiar feeling [...]

PUBG Corporation Chooses Multiplay, a Unity Company, to Host Game Servers in Europe

2019-01-03T09:58:23+01:00July 18th, 2018|Game Server Hosting|

Multiplay’s optimized infrastructure will improve performance and gameplay experience for millions of players. Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most widely used real-time 3D development platform, announced that it has signed an agreement with PUBG Corporation (PUBG Corp.), creators of the worldwide cultural phenomenon, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), to host its entire European server infrastructure. The [...]

Stitch Heads Entertainment partner with Multiplay to host new multiplayer pinball title, Kabounce

2018-05-10T11:44:27+01:00May 10th, 2018|Game Server Hosting|

Stitch Heads Entertainment have partnered with Multiplay to host their new game, Kabounce. Due for full release on the 29th May 2018 on both PlayStation 4 & Steam, Kabounce is a team versus team, third person multiplayer pinball game in which you control the ball. In the game, up to 8 players can battle for [...]

Unity Technologies Acquires Game Hosting Division of Multiplay from GAME Digital Plc

2017-11-28T20:22:28+01:00November 28th, 2017|Game Server Hosting|

Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most popular creation engine that reaches nearly three billion devices worldwide, announced today that the company has entered into a definitive acquisition agreement under which Unity Technologies has acquired Multiplay Ltd and its game hosting business from Game Digital Plc (LON:GMD) for £19M GBP. The events business and its [...]

Boneloaf and Multiplay partner to host online game Gang Beasts

2017-09-21T18:13:30+01:00September 21st, 2017|Game Server Hosting|

Multiplay & Boneloaf are excited to announce a new partnership to provide game server hosting for the early access online game Gang Beasts. Since the Gang Beasts online beta in August 2016, Boneloaf have been working with a small team at partners Coatsink to finish the content and systems for the full game. The transition [...]

Multiplay partners with Ready At Dawn Studios to host multiplayer VR game Echo Arena

2017-07-27T13:54:55+01:00July 25th, 2017|Game Server Hosting|

Just a month after Lone EchoTM won the Game Critics Award for Best VR Game at E3, Multiplay – the award winning Game Server Hosting specialist announces that it is hosting Ready At Dawn’s multiplayer spin off, Echo Arena. As part of the deal, Ready At Dawn is also using Multiplay’s ClanforgeTM hybrid scaling [...]