Xsolla Acquires AcceleratXR, Multi-Player Platform for Games


On September 27th, 2023, Xsolla, a global video game commerce company, announced the strategic acquisition of AcceleratXR – a provider of in-game server backend technology designed for live service games and software. This acquisition marks a significant step forward in redefining cross-play technology.

The AcceleratXR platform and network engine offer robust scalability, supporting experiences across multiple platforms and devices, similar to an operating system optimized for modern interactive digital content. It equips development teams to create cutting-edge online and multiplayer experiences on a grand scale, with more than 20 specialized systems, like live cloud scripting.

Xsolla’s acquisition of AcceleratXR allows players to maintain their identity and access their purchase history across any platform they want to play on – PC, web, console, mobile, and VR. This offers comprehensive cross-play and cross-pay solutions available out of the box.

Chris Hewish, CEO of Xsolla, said, “Today, we welcome AcceleratXR, a significant new addition to the Xsolla game tech family. AcceleratXR brings robust game server backend technology capable of catering to various platforms – from web to PC to console to mobile. It marks a promising stride in our journey to redefine cross-play technology.”

Jean-Philippe Steinmetz, Co-Founder of AcceleratXR, added, “We’re thrilled about the acquisition by Xsolla, as it supercharges our core mission of making game development tools accessible to all and enhancing social experiences within gaming communities. This momentous step forward presents promising opportunities to reshape the global gaming industry.”

Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has supported major gaming titles such as Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, and more.

AcceleratXR is a versatile solution for game developers aiming to craft cross-platform games and applications. It covers the broad spectrum of gaming platforms from console, PC, and mobile, to VR environments, and reduces development time and cost, enabling game developers to deploy large-scale, cross-platform games more effectively.

For more information about AcceleratXR and Xsolla, please visit their websites: xsolla.com and acceleratxr.com. For inquiries, please contact Derrick Stembridge at [email protected].

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