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Photon Engine

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Corporate Minority | Alive

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Last Raised

$50M | 1 yr ago

About Photon Engine

Photon Engine is the provider of Photon, a real-time multiplayer technology and cloud service for mobile, PC, Mac, Web, Console, VR, AR, and MR.

Headquarters Location

Hongkongstr. 7

Hamburg, 20457,


+49 40 413 596 0

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Latest Photon Engine News

The Global Game Jam and Photon Engine announces Back to School Multiplayer Game Jam

Aug 3, 2022

The Global Game Jam , the world's largest game creation event, and Photon Engine , a leading multiplayer service provider, will host a one-month-long Back to School Multiplayer Game Jam  for the start of the new academic year for a lot of the world's students. The Jam will start on September 16th and end on October 16th. During the jam, attendees will learn how to add multiplayer features to their games and create fun, competitive or cooperative multiplayer games using innovative technology from Photon Engine. Participants can use any device of their choice - console, PC, mobile, tabletop, CCG, escape room and VR/AR are all allowed in the competition. Players have to upload pictures and a PDF with instructions on how to print out, create the game pieces and play their games if they make a non-digital game. Global Game Jam would prefer if the instructions came as a video of a playthrough of the game. This game jam will mainly take place on the GGJ Discord Server , where developers will form teams of varying sizes to create a game following a set theme within a given time. A panel of games industry veterans, comprising representatives of the GGJ, Photon Engine, subject matter experts and regional representatives will judge the games. Their decisions on the winners will be based on overall game design, best use of the theme, visual design and technical skill. Multiplayer games generally are hitting milestones recently. July saw Diablo Immortal surpass $100 million in global revenue. Mark Val, head of growth at Photon Engine, spoke about the exploration of multiplayer competition as a guest speaker on Pocket Gamer Connects Seattle back in April. The conference exposed all the secrets to success within the multiplayer game sphere. Don't miss out on Pocket Gamer Connects Helsinki , September 27-28! Network with 1,200 industry professionals and be inspired by some of the world's leading brands in games. BOOK NOW and save up to £290 while Early Bird prices last... Tags:

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Photon Engine Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Photon Engine founded?

    Photon Engine was founded in 2004.

  • Where is Photon Engine's headquarters?

    Photon Engine's headquarters is located at Hongkongstr. 7, Hamburg.

  • What is Photon Engine's latest funding round?

    Photon Engine's latest funding round is Corporate Minority.

  • How much did Photon Engine raise?

    Photon Engine raised a total of $54.6M.

  • Who are the investors of Photon Engine?

    Investors of Photon Engine include Skillz, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, SMAC Partners, Neuhaus Partners, next47 and 3 more.

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