Ten Square Games
Scale does matter - how to deal with game server scaling challenges
Passionate game programmer with over 10 years of experience developing game servers at TSG for hundreds of thousands of users. Game servers oriented but worked on game clients and owned a product for over a year. Focused on delivering solutions regardless of tech. stack.
From hundreds to millions concurrent players, live games tend to grow to extremely high numbers and at fast rates. Growing user base is only one dimension to the overall scaling challenge. New items, locations, in-game events and many more add to the complexity.
Lagging gameplay or minute-long loading screens affect directly player experience but also hurt your product overall.
Let’s talk how to deal with server side scaling to balance between complexity, scalability and performance.