Matchmaking in PlayFab

In this post, I will go through the matchmaking process of PlayFab. What is Matchmaking? Matchmaking allows players or groups of players to find each other and start a multiplayer game by connecting to a common server. You can find an excellent description in the PlayFab documentation. I will show you the end-to-end process. Matchmaking …

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Building Your First Online Multiplayer Game in Unity – 5 Steps with PlayFab Server Hosting

In this tutorial, you will be shown how to build an online multiplayer game with Unity, using Mirror Networking and PlayFab server hosting. Players must not be on the same local network any more. They will connect to dedicated servers hosted in the cloud, which allows them to play together even though they are a …

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How to Create a Simple Multiplayer Game in Unity – a Beginner’s Guide

In this article, I will show you how to add Mirror to your Unity project, and create a simple multiplayer game. You can also download the project files from GitHub. Mirror is a networking library, which allows you to easily create multiplayer games in Unity. It is free, open-source, and it is actually a fork …

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2 Ways of Authentication in PlayFab – Basics of Player Login

In this post, you will learn the different ways to authenticate your players to use PlayFab with Unity. PlayFab allows for multiple authenication methods. There are two methods you can implement. Anonymous authentication: The client of your game authenticates itself in the background to PlayFab with no user interaction. The same player can later get …

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