Game Server Hosting (Multiplay)

Unlock performance and flexibility for your gaming infrastructure, no matter what game engine you use. Enable the most responsive and consistent player experience while controlling your costs.

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Deliver a consistent player experience

Create smooth, immersive multiplayer experiences with blistering performance. Game Server Hosting (Multiplay)’s orchestration solution provides the performance you need to deliver consistent gameplay to let your players play whenever they want, wherever they are.

Performance and stability at massive scale

Performance and stability at massive scale

Unity Game Server Hosting (Multiplay) grows with your players’ demands. From a handful of users to millions of concurrent players with an uptime SLA of 99.95%, we can help your game server scale while reliably maintaining performance worldwide.

Reduce the total cost of operating your game

Whatever game engine you use, our hybrid platform could reduce your hosting costs. Our partnership approach means you’re never alone – our team of experts becomes an extension of your studio, leading to a smoother launch or migration while reducing your overall costs.

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Simple self-service workflows to get up and running quickly

Simple self-service workflows to get up and running quickly

Complete your setup in minutes and work with multiplayer experts to move to managed service when the time is right. Use SDKs to integrate your game server binary with Game Server Hosting (Multiplay), and upload your builds directly from your cloud object storage using CLI functionality.

All your live multiplayer games need in one place

Unity Gaming Services provides proven solutions for all of the biggest challenges of running live multiplayer games. Bring players together with Unity Matchmaker, and integrate with Unity Analytics to test, evaluate, and optimize matchmaking rules and understand game performance and player behaviors.

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Automated orchestration

Scale the number of servers in your fleet up and down automatically in response to player demand to have enough capacity available without wasting resources.

Hybrid scaling

Get the raw power of bare metal hosting for higher clock speed, paired with the flexibility of cloud to meet the unique demands of your players.

SDK and CLI integration

A Unity SDK enables integration with your Unity-built game, and a CLI introduces cohesive interaction with Unity Game Server Hosting.

Enhanced observability

Integrate with third-party services that you already use alongside your game servers to augment observability on your game fleets, saving you time and resources.

Quality of service

Automatically locate the optimum region for match connectivity. Operating across the globe, Quality of Service (QoS) gives your players a stable connection, wherever they are.

Integrated matchmaking

Deliver a better player experience with powerful matchmaking, including A/B testing to iterate and optimize your match rules.


Megacity Multiplayer

Learn more about building ambitious multiplayer games using ECS for Unity and Unity Gaming Services (UGS) with a third-person multiplayer action sample that supports 64+ players.

Mastering multiplayer
Reading list

Dive into Unity’s multiplayer solutions with this curated reading list aimed at providing valuable resources for developers of all levels.

How creators launch and scale multiplayer games with Unity

Read how studios of all sizes, using any game engine, have scaled to match their game’s needs.

Scaling Apex Legends with Multiplay
Case study

Read how Respawn, supported by Multiplay, scaled Apex Legends from zero to 50 million players in under 24 days, peaking at over 2 million concurrent players.

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Get started today with an $800 credit for Game Server Hosting (Multiplayer) and Matchmaker services.


Check out the guide to learn how to launch your game with Unity Game Server Hosting.

Make it multiplayer

Are you looking for enhanced support, planning a large-scale multiplayer game, or have complex requirements that you want to discuss? Get started or get in touch with our multiplayer experts.

Frequently asked questions

Do I have to use Unity as my game engine?

No, you can use Game Server Hosting with any game engine and technology stack to run your game; it’s not limited to Unity Editor projects. Many of our current customers are using other game engines. Explore the documentation to learn how.

How much will it cost to host my game?

Unity Game Server Hosting is free to integrate and start using, and has a scaling cost structure that means you only pay as your game grows. You have $800 dollars credit to get you started. For more information on the pricing of specific services, please see the pricing page.

When do I need to use a dedicated game server?

A dedicated game server is a great option if your game is fast-paced and competitive. If you need to avoid latency being an issue and you want to mitigate any potential cheating, then a dedicated game server is the best option for you. You can find more detail in this video here.


1. Unity Game Server Hosting (Multiplay) hosts more than 77M game sessions between July 8th
and August 8th, 2023. As of Aug 22, 2023. Source: Internal Unity systems

2. As of Aug 22, 2023. Source: Internal Unity systems. We can provide the date
achieved if required.

3. Game Server Hosting (Multiplay) may reduce your hosting cost per player by between 30-40% depending on your game design, player numbers and distribution as of Q2 2023. As of Q2 2023. Source: TCO Estimator. Disclaimer: Dependent on your game design, player numbers and distribution.

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