Multiplayer GamingPower multiplayer functionality and game state. Deliver interactive social features.

In-Action: Ninja Platformer

See PubNub live! Click to play, or share the link with your friend to play together. Seamless game state synchronization powered by PubNub.

How to play

Simply useKeysto move your ninja kitten. Grab the key first to open the gate to the next level. For the multiplayer experience, open it in two browsers, or play with a friend.

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How PubNub Powers Multiplayer Gaming

PubNub powers two essential areas of multiplayer games - game functionality and social features, delivering the seamless experience and interactivity your gamers crave.



Synced Game State

Reliable, synced game state, events and inputs across all connected devices.

In-game Chat

Easily implement the interactive social features of multiplayer experiences.

Online/Offline Player List

Create realtime rosters of online and offline players.

Alerts and Notification

Deliver push notifications and
in-game alerts.

Live Statistics and Scores

Stream score updates and game statistics to dashboards.

Getting Started with Multiplayer Games

Getting Started with Multiplayer Games

Building multiplayer games with the PubNub API is as easy as:

Publish/Subscribe tutorial

Check out our basic Publish/Subscribe tutorial and see how the API works.

Sign up for a PubNub account

Sign up for a PubNub account and get your keys. Our sandbox tier is free, so test away!

Download the SDK

Download the SDK in the language of your choice (we have 70+).

Full Tutorials

Check out our full tutorial, or head over to the docs and build your app from scratch.

Game Development Resources

Leading Game Studios Use PubNub

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