The creator-centric platform for building live games in Unity

Easily add social, commerce, and content management features to your live game with low-code, drag-and-drop prefabs fully integrated with your Unity workflow.

Product Overview

Beamable is the low-code option for rapidly adding social, commerce, and content management features to your live game. Learn how to do that with Beamable's online product documentation.

Game makers know that building, launching, and scaling a live game (one where players play together) requires a wide range of engineering, devops, and liveops technologies that most game teams are not resourced to create.

Focus on what matters — the game, the art, the experience, the story — and leave the rest to Beamable.

Beamable

Beamable is the most efficient way to build, manage, and scale a Unity-powered live game.

  • Build - Uses a low-code approach to Unity projects with drag & drop features and UI that is shippable as-is or fully skinnable

  • Manage - Includes a suite of tools via Unity Editor and web browser for launching live events, editing player data, creating content, and more

  • Scale - Backed by the scalable Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing service that has served over 30 million players with a high-quality and cost-effective user experience

Features

Beamable provides an SDK that enables game makers to easily add social, commerce and content management features to their games with a low-code approach that uses drag-and-drop Feature PrefabFeature Prefab - The drag-and-drop template for a specific Beamable product features inside Unity. The offerings are organized by FeatureFeature - An individual aspect of the Beamable product used to create a great user experience. This documentation has a page per Feature as well as helpful GuideGuide - A how-to guide to create a great user experience pages which serve as a high-level how-to.

Feature

Detail

A/B Testing

Allow game makers to deploy new functionality to subset of players

Accounts

Allow player account management

Admin

UI for game commands and cheats

Analytics

Allow game maker to track player behavior

Announcements

Allow player to manage announcements

Chat

Allow players to communicate in-game

Cloud Save

Allow player to store progress

Connectivity

Indicates status of network connection availability

Content

Allow game maker to store project-specific data

Currency

UI for virtual currency

Events

Allow game maker to set up a one-time competition

Groups

Allow players to create groups and interact in real-time

Inventory

Allow player to manage inventory

Leaderboards

Allow player to manage leaderboard

Mail

Allows players to manage in-game mail

Microservices

Create and deploy your own code which we host

Multiplayer

Allow game makers to create multi-user experiences

Notifications

Allow game makers to message players, regardless if game is running

Payments

Allow player to complete pay transactions

Skinning

Allow game maker to customize appearance of UI

Stats

Allow game maker to store player-specific data

Store

Allow player to shop

Tournaments

Allow game maker to set up a recurring tournament

Tool Windows

Each Tool WindowTool Window - A group of related Beamable editing functionality for game makers allows game makers to develop with and maintain the Beamable FeatureFeature - An individual aspect of the Beamable product used to create a great user experiences in the game project.

Tool Window

Detail

Configuration Manager

The game configuration administration

Content Manager

The content item administration

Login

The game maker account administration

Microservices Manager

The microservices administration

Theme Manager

Allow game maker to customize appearance of UI

Toolbox

The drag & drop palette of Beamable features

Portal

The web-based project administration

Beamable SDK For Unity

Beamable is available for Unity via the Package Manager, making the installation and update of versions a one click operation.

Beamable Compatibility

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Beamable SDK Compatibility

Beamable supports Unity versions 2018.4 LTS to 2020.x LTS and is compatible with all template types
Beamable supports many Unity target platforms including iOS/Android on Mobile and Windows/Mac for PC

Beamable Benefits

  • Easy To Install
  • Drag and Drop
  • Flexible UI
The Beamable "SDK For Unity"The Beamable "SDK For Unity"

The Beamable "SDK For Unity"

Beamable Portal

Beamable offers a centralized web application that provides everything needed to operate a free to play game. Schedule Live Events, manage leaderboards, setup promo codes, launch message campaigns, and more.

  • Live game operations
  • Marketing automation and player support
  • Fully-accessible from any web browser
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The Beamable "Portal"

Beamable Documentation

This docs.beamable.com provides everything needed to use Beamable for game development.

  • Guides- A how-to GuideGuide - A how-to guide to create a great user experience to get started and create a great user-experience. This answers the "How?" in game dev
  • Features - Like a dictionary to lookup deeper info on a specific Beamable FeatureFeature - An individual aspect of the Beamable product used to create a great user experience. This answers the "What?" in game dev
  • Script Reference - List of all public API to the Beamable codebase, ideal for advanced users

The Glossary contains the common terms used in the Beamable documentation and product.

Follow the latest doc additions on the Changelog.

Updated 13 days ago



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