Connecting Millions with GCP and Open Match in a Google Doodle Multiplayer Game (GDC ‘19)
To celebrate this past Halloween, the Google Doodle team wanted to create their first multiplayer Doodle, which would be accessed by millions of Google search page visitors over 3 days. To achieve this scale, the Doodle team worked closely with GCP and leveraged the Google Cloud and Unity co-founded open source matchmaking framework, Open Match. In this session, they will discuss how they successfully executed this multiplayer experience.
Unity Berlin 2018 - The Future of Matchmaking with Unity and Google
Matchmaking is an essential component of today’s most popular multiplayer games. Unity is helping to lead a new open-source project designed to tackle this common and challenging aspect of multiplayer game creation. Learn how it works and how you can get involved.
Matchmaking Innovation & Best Practices with Unity (GDC ‘19)
Creating a multiplayer game? You’re going to need matchmaking! Google Cloud and Unity have been leading a new open source matchmaking project that’s extensible and scalable to millions of players. In this session, learn how Open Match works and how to innovate using standard matchmaking techniques, patterns, and best practices. Then, learn how Open Match is even more approachable and useful when combined with Unity’s game server hosting technology.
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