Gaming is a global phenomenon, but delivering real-time experiences at scale to players around the world is a massive challenge. Solve it with Cloudflare — which helps power fast, immersive, and reliable online gaming experiences.
Secure: 100% Cloudflare uptime SLA for your custom TCP/UDP protocols and protection from DDoS attacks and abusive bots
Accelerate: Supercharge game downloads and in-game performance for a faster, more real-time gamer experience
Build: Develop bespoke serverless matchmaking architecture (and more!) without worrying about unexpected spikes in demand
Gaming companies are often vulnerable to DDoS attacks. Game platforms that rely on custom TCP and UDP communication protocols require even more resources to secure against DDoS attacks.
Protect the uptime, performance, and integrity of your game servers with Cloudflare.
Get DDoS protection for all your TCP/UDP applications. Give your custom game applications DDoS protection with fast performance
Reduce the risk of lost customers, declining revenues, and degraded brand with better uptime and protection against DDoS attacks
Prevent fraudulent account creation and preserve the integrity of your First Person Shooter (FPS) games with Bot Management
Players are likely to be globally distributed, and game servers geographically distant from players — which leads to slow downloads and high ping times. Players are quick to abandon a game if there is noticeable lag or if the game does not respond in real-time. The speed of your game downloads and in-game experiences is paramount to retaining users.
Cloudflare’s globally distributed network spans 200 cities, enabling proximity to players and delivering lightning-fast experiences.
Deliver online game downloads, software updates, and live video to any device, at scale, and with minimal end-to-end latency over Cloudflare’s global network for a consistent and reliable gamer experience
Whether it's a First Person Shooter (FPS), or any Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG), get dynamic traffic acceleration to deliver a real-time experience to your gamers over Cloudflare’s private backbone network
Have gamers in China? Through our partnership with Baidu, we’ve created a truly integrated global network that offers a fast, secure, and reliable experience for gamers inside and outside of China
Building, scaling, and maintaining infrastructure to protect and accelerate your game platform is time and cost prohibitive.
With Cloudflare, augment existing applications (e.g. user authentication and authorization mechanisms), or build entirely new ones. Build bespoke matchmaking architecture, and more using Cloudflare’s serverless compute platform.
Is your game platform hosted on a public cloud host provider? You may be eligible to significantly discounted egress fees.
The Bandwidth Alliance is a group of forward-thinking cloud and networking companies that are committed to discounting or waiving data transfer (also known as bandwidth) fees for shared customers.
The combination of Cloudflare and Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage saves Nodecraft almost 85% each month on data storage and egress costs versus Amazon S3.
Co-founder and CTO