Next-generation games are driving game studios to lift network and service performance to provide high-quality player experience. Alibaba Cloud gaming solutions empower your business with agile game development, secure and fast global distribution and cost-effective operations.
Save game development costs and time with highly scalable cloud databases, reliable and high-speed data migration service, agile game data rollbacks, and high-performance remote rendering service
Secure and Accelerated Global Access
Defend your game servers against CC attacks and Db-level DDoS attacks with GameShield on a global transmission network that also features nearest-node access, high availability and low latency
High Performance and Resilient Infrastructure
Provide a smooth gaming experience to global players and scale in/out according to your business needs on Alibaba Cloud’s robust global network that incorporate with 150 Tbps of bandwidth and 2,800+ nodes in six continents
Personalized Game Service
Fulfill differentiated player requirements with enriched game-related functions and services such as real-time in-game voice chat, HD livestreaming, and game finance based on blockchain technology
Alibaba Cloud supports game development and operations at different stages and scales with customized deployments based on factors such as the geographical distribution of players in key regions, sensitivity to network latency, and data consistency strategies.
Alibaba Cloud Server Load Balancer ensures high availability of games and websites during traffic bursts by distributing network traffic across groups of backend servers at Layer 4 and supporting auto scaling at Layer 7, while maintaining a low network latency. Our flexible Cloud Database Solutions for Gaming support concurrent large-volume data operations with quick database scale-out and low-latency data updates.
In-Game Voice Chat
Alibaba Cloud’s Real-Time Communication (RTC) provides high-quality, low-latency audio service with full network coverage for in-game voice chat based on capabilities such as professional Audio 3A and optimization for weak network environments. It supports multi-person audio/video or pure audio interaction in mobile games for clear voice chat in real time.
Real-Time 3D Rendering
You can perform different 3D rendering tasks in real-time with our Remote Rendering solution that automatically scales in/out scenario-based ECS and EGPU instances based on workloads, improves computing throughput with Elastic High Performance Computing (E-HPC) power, and integrates rendering services with popular toolkits.
Content Delivery Network
Alibaba Cloud CDN and Dynamic Route for Content Delivery Network (DCDN) help you accelerate content delivery to global users based on a CDN network with 150 Tbps of bandwidth and 2,800+ nodes in six continents. It supports major ISPs worldwide, reduces response time to milliseconds, and leverages a backbone network with 10-GE NICs and SSD storage to ensure smooth content delivery.
Game Traffic Security
Alibaba Cloud’s GameShield effectively defend your game servers and networks against TCP CC attacks and prevent Tb-level DDoS attacks with a multi-level disaster recovery architecture and risk management system. GameShield enables SDK-based query dispatching within several seconds and eight-ISP-based BGP acceleration to guarantee the optimum gaming experience.
Alibaba Cloud provides network acceleration products for different stages of your gaming business. You can choose Elastic IP Address plans to provide low-latency connections to players in different regions in and out of China, or use our Global Accelerator to speed up data transmission, stabilize bandwidth, and enable high reliability for global-scale games.
Alibaba Cloud ZOLOZ Real ID helps you verify player identity with a world-leading, proprietary, anti-spoofing algorithm that adheres to international information security standards. It verifies the ID authenticity with liveliness checks based on rich AI models and risk engines. You can integrate ZOLOZ Real ID to your games through SDK, API, or mobile H5 access.
Game Server Merging
Our Cloud Database Solutions for Gaming support the server merge of popular databases with data transmission at up to 70Mbit/s and 200,000 TPS during peak hours. You can ensure data integrity and accuracy with throttling, 24/7 data validation, and failover during data migration without affecting business operations, and identify possible conflicts between player data to guarantee full conformity with the business logic after a server merge.
Live Game Streaming
You can provide stable Real-Time HD Livestreaming services at low costs for gamers and audience through advanced media capabilities such as Narrowband HD ™ Transcoding that reduces bitrate by up to 30% while maintaining video quality. You can deploy this solution in one stop to speed up your time-to-market.
Alibaba Cloud's imarketing is a platform that can help you drive marketing campaigns across global mainstream paid media platforms such as Taobao, Google Ads, YouTube and LinkedIn, for leads generation, app and website registration, sales promotion, and more.
You can transform decentralized financial products into games by integrating the regulations of finance with game rules and developing game items as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with our Blockchain as a Service. Users can manage their online financial assets as game items and earn benefits or rewards during gameplay.
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enish is a leading mobile game development and publishing company that is based in the heart of Tokyo. Focusing on creating and distributing high quality game products, enish has successfully developed and published multiple games in Japan, including the futuristic action RPG VGAME and Keyaki no Kiseki, which is the official game of Keyakizaka46. With over 10 games released and almost as many more in development, enish aims to be a major global player in the mobile game development and publishing space.
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XD Inc. is a well-known gaming company and a top 100 Internet enterprise in China whose business scope covers game R&D and operation, animation, and entertainment. It builds all business systems based on Alibaba Cloud’s ApsaraDB for PolarDB solution, which provides an excellent game experience for tens of millions of mobile game players.
“Since dynamic migration became possible with DTS and SMC, services were migrated with the shortest downtime for switching DNS and checking operations.”
- Rei Yamashita Director CTO, BIGBANG Inc.
BIGBANG Inc. is the video game production company responsible for the "Sengoku Chronicles" franchise. Empowered by Alibaba Cloud, BIGBANG performed a seamless dynamic migration from the previous cloud environment, built a test environment in about 15 days, migrated their production environment in one month, and achieved a 40% reduction in cloud infrastructure operating costs.
"The performance of Alibaba Cloud's products and services went well beyond our expectations with almost no obstacles. "
- Hari Kurniawan, Indofun IT Manager
Indofun Games is the leading mobile game provider in Indonesia, which prides itself in providing entertaining games and having excellent services for its customers. Alibaba Cloud offers one of the most complete and mature cloud computing service packages for Indofun. With the computing, storage, database and network service solutions from Alibaba Cloud, Indofun can be confident that it can reach its customers throughout Indonesia.
"Overall, the capabilities brought about by Alibaba Cloud's network and auto scaling solutions have allowed Lyto to focus on what it does best, eliminating the worry of installing and maintaining the physical infrastructure needed to support its online services."
- Andi Suryanto, CEO
PT. Lyto Datarindo Fortuna is one of the largest online game publishers in Indonesia with players all across Asia, including in Korea, Japan, China, and Singapore, and a growing number of players in newer markets like the US and UK. Alibaba Cloud is the number one choice in cloud computing in both China and the Asia Pacific region, making it a clear choice as Lyto's cloud service provider. Through using a host of Alibaba Cloud's network and auto scaling service solutions, Lyto was able to expand its online services with greater ease than ever before.