Microsoft has obtained gaming startup PlayFab for an undisclosed amount and will incorporate its services into Azure platform to help developers build better matches.
PlayFab forces over 1,200 live matches also has served over 700 million players.
“Our platform of scalable game services, game analytics, and LiveOps tools are assisting over 3,000 studios advancement from sending static applications to creating games that scale gracefully and evolve over the years with new content, live events, and frequent updates,” PlayFab CEO James Gwertzman stated in a post.
PlayFab claims to process over 1.5 billion transactions each day, almost 20,000 transactions a second.
“Microsoft, with its deep experience in cloud and gaming computing, is a perfect home for PlayFab as we enlarge our platform and attributes,” Athe company stated.
“Microsoft’s international existence and world class Microsoft Azure server infrastructure complement PlayFab’s solutions, making it simpler for studios to focus on creating great games instead of back end technology,” it added.