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  • Announcing Twitch Integration

    Jul 14, 2016 by James Gwertzman

    Today we’re happy to announce support for Twitch authentication with PlayFab. You can now authenticate players in your game using their Twitch credentials. We have also added four new API calls: LoginWithTwitch, LinkTwitch, UnlinkTwitch, and GetPlayFabIDsFromTwitchIDs. To use Twitch integration with PlayFab: Create your developer account on Twitch, and retrieve your Client ID. Visit the PlayFab Add-on pagefor Twitch and click “Install.” Enter your Client ID, and click “Install” again.

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  • Webinar wrap-up: Getting started with Unity and PlayFab - Unity player login

    Oct 23, 2015 by thom

    Learn the basic functions your game will need for a Unity player login. Also, learn where you can find player data in the PlayFab Game Manager and how to grant additional virtual currency. Looking for the Unity and PlayFab sample code from the webinar? Click here Looking for the player login flow chart? Click here Looking for the slides? Cick here Didn’t make it? Watch the video above. Upcoming Webinars Getting started with Unity and PlayFab: In-app purchases (Thursday November 5, 2015 10-11AM PST/1-2 PM EST)

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  • First impressions count: Best practices for friction-free player authentication

    Apr 15, 2015

    The first 30 seconds of your mobile game can make the difference between a best-seller and a flop. Bore or irritate your users with complicated login prompts and they’re gone. Fail to track any player information, and you might as well be flying blind. Making a great first impression is key to any successful live game. Let’s start by looking at how some of the most successful mobile games handle this crucial stage of the player experience.

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