Multiplayer GamingPowers 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.

Multiplayer Synced Game State

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

Multiplayer Gaming In-game Chat

Easily implement the interactive social features of multiplayer gaming experiences.

Online/Offline Player List

Create realtime rosters of online and offline players.

Multiplayer Gaming Alerts and Notification

Deliver push notifications and in-game alerts.

Multiplayer Gaming Live Statistics and Scores

Stream score updates and game statistics to dashboards.

Getting Started with Multiplayer Game development with PubNub

Getting Started with Multiplayer Games

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

Multiplayer game Publish and 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 Multiplayer gaming SDK

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

Full Multiplayer game development Tutorials

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

Game Development Resources

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