Multiplayer versions have been built for video games for decades now. Initially, multiplayer game development companies were not finding it easy to launch a glitch-free version of a multiplayer game without a connection being lost or to get millions of players to try out the game on Day 1. Now all of that has changed, with Internet connections have become more reliable and much faster. For many others in the world, playing online games is the best way to kill boredom. Online multiplayer game development has come of age.
We, at Zartek, develop many types of multiplayer games: role-playing games, adventure, action, card, and brain games. We are also involved in both Android multiplayer game development and iOS multiplayer game development. Now, what are the best features that we, as prominent multiplayer game developers, incorporate into these online games?
This is the most vital ingredient that decides the success of an online multiplayer game. If the theme is monotonous or not exciting, chances are that it will not be picked up by many players. Good stories that players can relate to deciding the popularity of a multiplayer game.
Racy subplots, different toughness levels, and thickening plots are all required to keep up the excitement of playing an online game. It is not only the smooth gameplay that players look out for.
Stunning visual effects and graphics
The gameplay and the stunning graphics contribute to a large extent to the success of the online game. Sometimes, these effects make up for an average storyline in the game. Fluid gameplay means the characters move smoothly on the screen with speed and agility and do what you want them to do.
Flexibility and ease of use
The multiplayer game that we develop must be flexible enough for different players to play on different devices: smartphones, tablets, PCs, laptops, etc. Moreover, players with devices having different OS keenly lookout for Android multiplayer game development and iOS multiplayer game development news.
It is not enough for a multiplayer game development company like ours to create a game and just leave it there. Intense gamers look for innovations, new releases, and upgrades in the game on a consistent basis. This means that we have to be on our toes, ready to innovate and introduce new levels and ideas.
The players involved in playing the game must be constantly engaged. The game should be created in such a way that it constantly throws new surprises and challenges at the players. If these elements are absent, there is a good chance that the player will dump the game midway.
Engines we use for multiplayer game development
If you have decided to build a multiplayer game, you should also have an idea about the engines we use to build them. Game engines are frameworks designed specifically for constructing and developing video games. We use them to create games for mobile devices, consoles, and personal computers.
Some of the best engines used for multiplayer game development include:
We are the one-stop-shop for all your multiplayer gaming needs. We offer end-to-end gaming development services using cutting-edge technologies.
Our comprehensive list of services includes:
Android Multiplayer Game development
iOS Multiplayer Game Development
Cross-platform Multiplayer Game Development
The latest trends that we, at Zartek, follow in-game app development include AR and VR technology, mixed reality, wearable gaming, cross-platform gaming, offline multiplayer games, and location-based gaming, among others.
Our experience in the field of development and deployment of multiplayer online games has helped us perfect our game development process to what it is today. We deliver the best product even under the most challenging conditions.
The Development Process
Maintenance and Support
A multiplayer game is typically a video game in which multiple people, located in different locations, play the same game.
There is no specific designated period of time for developing a multiplayer game. However, it depends upon the complexity of your gaming idea and the structure of the app that you want us to develop. Each stage of the development process takes up a significant amount of time to complete.
The cost of making a multiplayer game depends on different factors, like the scale of the game to be developed, the complexity of the idea, the number of developers who will work on the project, the number of platforms on which the game will work – iOS, Android, or both, and finally, the marketing costs. There are many other factors as well. All these contribute to determining the overall cost of the multiplayer game app. In general, the cost of high-level multiplayer games can vary from $100,000 to $150,000. In many cases, it can cost much more.
A multiplayer game that is easy to learn but a difficult one to master becomes a success. The objectives of the game should be easily understood by the players. However, the game should be one in which they have to develop their skills to master the game.