PlayFab

PlayFab develops and provides a backend application programming interface platform for live games on mobiles, personal computers and console devices. Read more

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PlayFab

PlayFab develops and provides a backend application programming interface platform for live games on mobiles, personal computers and console devices. Read more

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Game Sparks is one of PlayFab's top competitors. Game Sparks was founded in 2013, and its headquarters is in Dublin, County Dublin. Like PlayFab, Game Sparks also works within the Gaming sector. Game Sparks has 12 more employees than PlayFab.

brainCloud is PlayFab's #2 rival. brainCloud was founded in 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario. brainCloud competes in the Internet Software field. brainCloud generates $1.9M less revenue than PlayFab.

Gamedonia is a top competitor of PlayFab. Gamedonia is a Private company that was founded in Barcelona, Catalonia in 2012. Gamedonia competes in the Application Software industry. Gamedonia has 13 fewer employees vs. PlayFab.

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PlayFab Funding History

Since PlayFab was founded in 2014, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total PlayFab has raised $13.1M. PlayFab's last funding round was on Nov 2016 for a total of $3.2M

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Nov 2016
$3.2M
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Feb 2015
$7.4M
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Mar 2014
$2.5M

Since PlayFab was founded in 2014, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total PlayFab has raised $13.1M. PlayFab's last funding round was on Nov 2016 for a total of $3.2M

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PlayFab News

November 14, 2018VentureBeat

Microsoft previews PlayFab multiplayer game services

Microsoft previews PlayFab multiplayer game services. Microsoft acquired Seattle-based PlayFab back i... See more »
October 2, 2018Post Online Media

John Wiley & Sons appoints Beth Birnbaum to board

October 2, 2018, Hoboken, N.J., USA - John Wiley & Sons, a publishing company, announced the appointm... See more »
March 23, 2018WMPoweruser

Get $2,500 worth of gaming services for free from Microsoft

Earlier this year, Microsoft acquired PlayFab, a leading backend platform provider for cloud-connecte... See more »
January 30, 2018PE Hub Network

Microsoft buys VC-backed Playfab

Microsoft has acquired Seattle-based Playfab, a provider of tools for building and managing online ga... See more »
January 30, 2018Engadget

Microsoft is helping developers make cloud-connected games

Microsoft has acquired PlayFab, a game development startup that offloads the burdens associated with ... See more »
January 30, 2018Gamasutra

Microsoft snaps up backend service platform PlayFab

Microsoft announced today its acquisition of PlayFab, a backend cloud-based service that hosts live g... See more »
January 30, 2018IGN Entertainment

Microsoft Acquires Cloud-Based Gaming Company PlayFab

Microsoft is looking to extend its intelligent cloud services with the acquisition of PlayFab.... See more »

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PlayFab Press Releases

July 23, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

PlayFab Expands European Presence to Serve Game Developers in the Region

SEATTLE, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PlayFab, the industry's most complete backend service to build... See more »
June 9, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

PlayFab Launches Free Tier to Expand Developer Access to Essential Backend Game Technologies, Further Democratize Game Development

SEATTLE, June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PlayFab, the industry's most complete backend service to build,... See more »
February 27, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

PlayFab Raises $7.4 Million in Series A Funding Led by Benchmark

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PlayFab, Inc., the most complete backend platform built exclusively for liv... See more »
January 22, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

PlayFab Expands Live Game Operations Platform with New Tools, Exclusive Partnership with F2P Experts Cover Fire

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PlayFab, Inc., the industry's most comprehensive Live Game Operations Platf... See more »
August 19, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

PlayFab Closes $2.5 Million Seed Round; Launches Most Comprehensive Back-End Tools and Services for Games

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PlayFab, Inc., the industry's most comprehensive cloud-based provider of to... See more »

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PlayFab develops and provides a backend application programming interface platform for live games on mobiles, personal computers and console devices. PlayFab was founded in 2014. PlayFab's headquarters is located in Redmond, Washington, USA 98052. It ...

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Frequently Asked Questions about PlayFab

  1. When was PlayFab founded?

    PlayFab was founded in 2014
  2. How much revenue does PlayFab generate?

    PlayFab generates $3.9M in revenue
  3. How much funding does PlayFab have?

    PlayFab has historically raised $13.1M in funding
  4. Where is PlayFab's headquarters?

    PlayFab's headquarters is in Redmond Washington, USA
  1. How many employees does PlayFab have?

    PlayFab has 20 employees
  2. What sector does PlayFab operate in?

    PlayFab is in IT Services, Gaming
  3. Who are PlayFab's competitors?

    PlayFab's top competitors are Game Sparks, brainCloud, Gamedonia