SmartFoxServer is a comprehensive SDK for rapidly developing multiplayer games and applications with Adobe Flash/Flex/Air, Unity, HTML5, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Android, Java, Windows 8, C++ and more.
SmartFoxServer comes with a rich set of features, an impressive documentation set, tens of examples with their source, powerful administration tools and a very active support forum.

Born in 2004, and evolving continuously since then, today SmartFoxServer is the leading middleware to create large scale multiplayer games, MMOs and virtual communities.
Thanks to its simplicity of use, versatility and performance, it currently powers hundreds of projects all over the world, from small chats and turn-based games to massive virtual worlds and realtime games.

June 6th, 2016White paper: SmartFoxServer 2X and Hazelcast integration

Filetype-PdfWe have a new white paper available for download in our documentation website, called “SmartFoxServer 2X and Hazelcast integration.

This is an advanced paper discussing how to integrate an in-memory data grid with multiple SmartFoxServer instances to create a fault tolerant system. The paper takes our classic Tris game example and explores ways of scaling it horizontally with multiple servers and a centralized data store.

 

Additionally we discuss ways to tackle the load balancing and how to restart interrupted games.

We highly recommend that you’re already familiar with how the Tris game example works and also with out previous paper, SmartFoxServer 2X Server Architecture.

 

June 6th, 2016SmartFoxServer 2X Haxe client API

Vincent Blanchet of Chapatiz ported the AS3 client API of SmartFoxServer 2X to Haxe, making it publicly available on GitHub for community contribution. So we took the opportunity to open the “Unofficial client API” section on the API download page.

Take a look at the bottom of this page: http://www.smartfoxserver.com/download/sfs2x#p=client

May 3rd, 2016Objective-C API update 1.6.2 available

We have just released a new update of the Objective-C API for iOS/tvOS/Mac OS X, release 1.6.2.
The update contains a fix for a bug recently discovered.

 

You can read the release notes and download the frameworks from here.

December 9th, 2015SmartFoxServer on the International Space Station!

On April 24th 2016, British ESA astronaut Tim Peake will run the full 26.2 miles of the Digital Virgin Money London Marathon from the International Space Station using RunSocial, live, starting at the same time as the 37,000 runners in Greenwich Park. Take a look here!!

RunSocial is powered by SmartFoxServer: we are very proud to be part of this thanks to A51!

November 24th, 2015Introducing Elastic Licenses!

batteryWe are happy to announce that a new licensing model is available for SmartFoxServer 2X, adding new buying options and great deals for game developers and studios of all sizes.

Elastic Licenses allow customers to fine tune their expenditure based on the application traffic and without major costs upfront.

The license is created with an adjustable amount of credit, starting as low as 10€, which is consumed based on the maximum CCU configured by the customer.

The maximum CCU can be adjusted at any time via the online manager, making it a breeze to reconfigure the license as the traffic evolves. All this can be done in real-time and without server restarts.

 

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