DarkRift Networking Alternatives

    DarkRift Networking is described as 'high performance, multithreaded networking system for Unity designed for speed and flexibility. It aims to be the ideal solution for every type of game, be it a First Person Shooter, a Trading card game or a Massively Multiplayer Online game'. There are five games similar to DarkRift Networking for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Android. The best alternative is PlayFab, which is free. Other DarkRift Networking like games are Unity Multiplayer (Paid), Photon Engine (Freemium), SocketWeaver (Paid) and SmartFoxServer (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 12, 2019

    1. PlayFab offers a complete backend service to build, launch, and grow live games The backend services your game needs, exposed via our ever-expanding API of more than 200 functions. Use them by themselves, or mix-and-match with your own custom backend services.
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    2. Create real-time, networked games.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      Global cross platform multiplayer game backend as a service (SaaS, Cloud) for synchronous and asynchronous games and applications. SDKs are available for android, iOS, .NET., Mac OS, Unity 3D, Windows, Unreal Engine, HTML5 and others.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      SocketWeaver offers: 1. Lobby clusters in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. 2. Game servers on a global scale. 3. Unity SDK that tightly integrated into the Unity Editor. 4. 20GB Free data (Renewed monthly).
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SmartFoxServer is a comprehensive SDK for rapidly developing multiplayer games and applications with Adobe Flash/Flex/Air, Unity, HTML5, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Android, Java, Windows 8, C++ and more.
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