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Everyone knows how important it is to quickly get players into the game. There are two primary processes that contribute to time spent outside of playing the game:

  • Installation time
  • Download time

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Online Game Deployment is a core business process for online game publishers.  It includes all of the activities required to get a game ready to play on the player's system, such as download, install, update/patch, launch and repair functionality.

Typically, we’ve found that game developers and publishers will build their game deployment solutions with the mindset of “make it work now and improve upon it later.” They’re either looking to save time and money or they don’t have the time and money to do it right from the beginning.
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You might believe that any CDN will be adequate for your game content delivery. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Technically speaking, any CDN will be able to deliver your game content from one point to another, however, the devil is in the details. A good game experience can live and die based on the quality of the download. Here’s why:

Size Matters

Game downloads are big. The average size of a game download has increased significantly over the past ten years and it continues to grow with the addition of 4K and Ultra HD resolution games.
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If your download manager or game patching process cause too much friction, you risk losing players.

Some new players may abandon your game simply if it's a pain for them to download.  Associating your game with a bad download experience can be a costly mistake that you don't want to make.
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