In gaming and esports, an identity provider must meet some unique requirements. It must be able to handle issues like latency, availability, and scaling, as well as other features, such as linking player accounts across online gaming platforms. Learn the specific features you need to look for in an identity provider if you’re in the gaming or esports industry.
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Gaming and Entertainment applications need all the functionality of normal applications, but have a few unique requirements.
Identity Provider Needs for Gaming or Esports
Securing Gaming User Accounts
When it comes to gaming, saving progress is an essential job. Gaming user accounts do that and much more. However, just like any other virtual account, gaming accounts need to be secured from fraudulent activity as well. In this guide, learn about the significance of securing gaming accounts and the ways in which it can be done.
The Benefits of Self-Hosting Critical Infrastructure to Reduce Latency in Gaming
While esports competitions are high skill cap events, both hobby gamers and elite professionals alike expect optimal network conditions when they play games. A suboptimal network can turn an enjoyable event into an infuriating one that drives players away.
Best Practices for Handling Spiky Registration Traffic for Game Launches
Congrats! Your new online game is ready to launch. However, you’re not sure whether your servers can handle the load or whether the user registration and gameplay will fail under extreme load. If things really go wrong, you will lose users and revenue. Learn about steps to take to avoid this.
How the OAuth Device Authorization grant Can Make Your Users’ Lives Easier
The OAuth Device Authorization grant allows users to sign in on a device with limited input ability by entering a code on another device. This type of flow can also help users sign in to online games.
Cross-Platform Gaming Accounts: Why and How?
You can build a game that deploys to multiple platforms using tools such as Unity. Doing so allows your game to gain access to a wider group of users on different devices. But what about user accounts? What should you do to enable cross-platform functionality for user accounts?
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