Case study: How Hiber used Edgegap to eliminate guesswork out of server capacity planning

CUSTOMER Hiber is an ambitious company from Sweden building a universally accessible web-first, no-code, free-to-use metaverse platform. Their platform, HiberWorld, removes all the barriers to entry for anyone to create, play, and participate in a user-generated collaborative Metaverse world, including games and interactive experiences. HiberWorld already supports millions of interconnected virtual worlds—and it’s just getting

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Getting Started with your Game server containers

Containers have been around for some time now, but only recently have they started to become a mainstay in IT. With Docker and other similar tools, containers are becoming more popular among developers, system administrators and even non-technical personnel. This is because they offer three key benefits: portability, lightweight and ease of use. In this

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The power of Edge Computing

The last few years have seen a surge in the popularity of gaming. The industry has also been experiencing exponential growth as more devices are being connected to the internet and new technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) emerge. As this trend continues, game developers will need to adapt their games to

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Edgegap Learner Series : What is latency in gaming?

Edgegap Learner Series Developing a game is not easy, and at Edgegap we understand that better than anyone! We have created the Edgegap Learner Series to help new game developers grasp all the key concepts of DevOps, hosting and technical aspects of making a multi-player game. Where Edgegap fits in the development process and using/managing

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How studios can reduce lag in cross-play games

Cross-platform play, also known as cross-play, has gained popularity among gamers for quite some time now. According to Unity’s latest estimates, in 2021 alone, over 50% of all Americans played multiplayer games—with a whopping 87% of those gamers having played cross-platform games. The advantages of cross-play is undeniable for gamers. They can play with whomever

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Play-to-earn games : How to optimize your player experience and security

Blockchain tech and cryptocurrencies are creating a new breed of games that offer players digital assets as rewards that can be collected and then sold or traded on NFT marketplaces. According to many industry pundits, play-to-earn (P2E) games, as they are called, are poised to take over the video gaming industry within just a few

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Call us the other ‘S’ word.

On the heels of the XP Game Developer Conference in Toronto, where our own Benjamin Denis spoke on the How to improve the gaming experience with strategic partners panel, he gives his thoughts on how game developers need to stop looking at suppliers as just that and start looking at them as Strategic Partners.   Service providers

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Case study: Kickin’ out netcode issues with Edgegap

The Background Describing Jonah Wallerstein, the developer of KungFu Kickball, as patient and resourceful when it comes to building a real-time multiplayer online game as a one-man show would be an understatement. His journey in developing the online multiplayer is detailed on Game Developer as he explains the challenges he faced trying to mitigate any

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Edgegap rebrands and revamps website

At Edgegap we’re excited to share the newest chapter of our growth journey – a fresh new brand identity designed to capture all the good things happening now, as well as positioning us for the future. We wanted a fresh look at our brand so that it would better reflect the dynamism of the games

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