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    • Runs on your own Servers: On Premise.
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Photon Server Features

Develop and launch realtime multiplayer games globally whether you are an indie developer or a AAA studio.


A development history of over 15 years resulted in the leanest and speediest protocols that use minimal bandwidth and allow fastest serialization.


Our on-premise Server offers you the required messaging rates reliably and makes it the right choice for your multiplayer title with HTTP, TCP or RUDP.


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Photon Server load balancing helps you to scale your games for tens of thousands of concurrent users. Proven. Successfully.

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The SDKs already contain sample logic for First Person Shooters (FPS), WoW-like MMOs with interest management and more.


Use it for LAN-parties and local networking games: Stripped down to the binaries and with a streamlined Control Center you can customize and distribute this package for your title easily.


The backend and your business logic is easily extended and customized in C# or C++. Hosted in .NET CLR it allows for rapid development with e.g. Microsoft's Toolchain.

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