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Session Name: Online Game Technology Summit: 'Sky's' Journey to 1MM CCU: A Cloud Native Approach To Scaling
Speaker(s): Kunal Lanjewar
Company Name(s): thatgamecompany
Track / Format: Online Game Technology Summit

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Overview: Sky: Children of the Light is a cross-platform free-to-play multiplayer social game from Thatgamecompany (Journey's Developer) that originally launched in 2019 on iOS Platform. Prior to launching on Android in 2020, developers were concerned with Sky's potential to exponentially scale overnight so they started to aggressively prioritize the scaling efforts.nnThis session dives deeper into scaling challenges and new backend architectural adoptions made by Sky's small online services team allowing Sky to reach its goals of 100MM+ downloads and 1MM CCU at peak.

Game Developers Conference 2022

Kunal Lanjewar


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Online Game Technology Summit