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PlayFab wants to help you focus on making games, not business

Game services studio PlayFab, founded earlier this year by former PopCap business veteran James Gwertzman, today launched its range of backend tools, and announced that it has raised $2.5 million in a new round of funding.
Newsbrief: Game services studio PlayFab, founded earlier this year by former PopCap business veteran James Gwertzman, today launched its range of backend tools, and announced that it has raised $2.5 million in a new round of funding. PlayFab was first revealed back in April, and aims to provide developers with the easy-to-use tools to help you focus on making your game, instead of having to worry so much about the business side. The tools and services include cross-platform player accounts, multiplayer game server hosting, virtual goods management, data storage, matchmaking, leaderboards, analytics, push notifications and more. PlayFab supports numerous game engines, including Unity Unreal, Cocos2d-x and Xamarin. Interested developers can visit the PlayFab website, and try it out for free.

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