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What is PlayFab?

It unlocks a new world of creativity for game developers by providing a cross-platform "backend-as-a-service" built exclusively for games. We give game developers the tools, technologies, and know-how they need to have a trouble-free launch day, and profitable day-to-day operations after that.
PlayFab is a tool in the Realtime Backend / API category of a tech stack.
PlayFab is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PlayFab's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses PlayFab?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use PlayFab in their tech stacks, including Imperium42 Game Studio, Game Apps, and Century.

Developers
9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PlayFab.

PlayFab Integrations

Java, HTML5, Android Studio, Unity, and Cocoa Touch (iOS) are some of the popular tools that integrate with PlayFab. Here's a list of all 15 tools that integrate with PlayFab.

PlayFab's Features

  • Game Services
  • LiveOps
  • Analytics

PlayFab Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to PlayFab?
Photon
The fastest way to build beautiful Electron apps using simple HTML and CSS. Underneath it all is Electron. Originally built for GitHub's Atom text editor, Electron is the easiest way to build cross-platform desktop applications.
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
GameSparks
The unity of the server-side. GameSparks is a cloud-based development platform for games developers enabling them to build all of their game's server-side
Parse
With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app’s backend with Cloud Code.
Socket.IO
It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
See all alternatives

PlayFab's Followers
16 developers follow PlayFab to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Sanyong Liu
Basabjit Dey
anirban ghosh
Vitor Ribeiro Pais Del Pezzo
RAHUL SHARMA
yshrdbrn
Michael Hu
Memige Den Adel
Mayank Saini
Polina Shvarts