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Heroic Labs joins the Defold Foundation as a corporate partner

By Björn Ritzl on May 26, 2020


The Defold Foundation welcomes Heroic Labs as a corporate partner. The Defold Foundation will work together with Heroic Labs to make the Nakama open-source realtime server for apps and games available to Defold developers.

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - May. 26, 2020 - The Defold Foundation today announced that Heroic Labs joins the foundation as a corporate partner. The Defold Foundation will work together with Heroic Labs to make the Nakama open-source realtime server for apps and games available to Defold developers. The Nakama open-source realtime server will be made available as an official client library with support for the full range of client APIs, including authentication, matchmaking, leaderboards, multiplayer and realtime chat.

“We are excited to welcome Heroic Labs as a Defold Foundation corporate partner. We share Heroic Labs passion for open source development and we support their goal to solve the pain points with cloud services and server development. The support for Nakama will make scalable social and multiplayer game development accessible to Defold developers,” said Defold Product Owner Björn Ritzl.

“The attention to detail and stability of the Defold engine has impressed us greatly. The team’s approach with their developer community is inspiring and we’re excited to support and share in their journey as open-source technology providers to the games market. We believe that when you pair our two great technologies together the results will be successful games loved by many”, said Heroic Labs Cofounder & CTO Andrei Mihu.

About Heroic Labs

Heroic Labs builds social infrastructure for games and apps. The company makes social, competitive, and multiplayer technology available to every game studio. The goal is to enable developers to build beautiful social and multiplayer games which work at massive scale. Heroic Labs is a Y Combinator company.

About Defold Foundation

The Defold Foundation is the owner of the free to use, developer-friendly and source available game engine Defold. The foundation works together with industry partners to provide free and open software and services to game developers across the globe. The foundation was created in May 2020 and is registered in Stockholm, Sweden.

About Defold

Defold is a free to use, source available, game engine with a developer-friendly license used for development of cross-platform games. Defold is used by a growing number of developers to create commercial hits as well as games for game jams and in schools to teach game development. Defold is known for its ease of use and it is praised for its technical documentation and friendly community of developers.

CONTACT

Sara Cederberg Chairperson, Defold Foundation sara@defold.se

Björn Ritzl Product Owner, Defold Foundation bjorn@defold.se +46 704 335333


Learn more

Head over to the Nakama Defold client repository on GitHub to get started.