Minecraft adopts Hadean’s Aether Engine to dynamically scale new gaming experiences

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With more people than ever before enjoying video games and going online, the demands on games to support large numbers of users is growing exponentially. Built from the ground-up, Aether Engine allows developers to augment both new and existing games with minimal effort and no disruption to players’ experiences. 

Craig Beddis, CEO and Co-Founder at Hadean, said, “We’re seeing a huge behavioural shift in gaming, as more and more people want to be involved in massive, online multiplayers. Aether Engine enhances these experiences by providing games unprecedented depth, complexity, realism, and connectivity. That’s been our focus as we developed Aether Engine, along with its ability to integrate with existing games, such as Minecraft and its highly engaged gaming community.”
Aether Engine is underpinned by the Hadean platform, which sits close to the metal and eliminates excessive middleware, orchestration, and overengineering. It implements a unique process model that distributes applications by default, dynamically provisioning more or less resources as required, and marking a step-change in how game engines are developed and used by studios. While several other businesses are exploring distributed multiplayer solutions, traditional infrastructure requires layers of middleware, creating architectural complexity that negatively impacts scalability, performance, and reliability. Michael Weilbacher, …

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