Dedicated Game Servers for Multiplayer Games

There are multiple strategies for coordinating gameplay between players in online, multiplayer games - the most prevalent being peer-to-peer and dedicated game servers.

Several experienced multiplayer engineers will dive into how dedicated game servers work, and why they are the prevalent strategy for most large scale multiplayer games. We will look at orchestration patterns for running game servers at scale, as well as lessons learnt when implementing for large player bases.


Mark Mandel, Will Morton, Dan Black