Cyrex had the privilege of collaborating with Avalanche Studios Group on multiple projects, and when the opportunity arose to assist with their latest title, ‘Call of the Wild: The Angler,’ our team eagerly dived into action. Developed by Avalanche Studios Group’s creative division, ‘Expansive Worlds,’ ‘The Angler’ aimed to deliver an immersive fishing experience, inviting players to explore a vast and atmospheric open world in search of their dream fishing spot. Cyrex’s mission was clear: to provide essential load testing services that would ensure the stability and performance of this exciting new adventure, particularly with its emphasis on online multiplayer gameplay.
A World of Immersion
Expansive Worlds, known for their breathtaking environments, crafted an enchanting virtual world for ‘The Angler.’ From the rustle of leaves in the wind to the crash of waves against the shore, player immersion was paramount. Our team recognized the significance of ensuring stability, especially with the inclusion of online co-op multiplayer for up to 12 players. This feature would enable gamers from all corners of the globe to embark on unforgettable journeys together. Thus, Cyrex’s load testing services became instrumental in maintaining a seamless and immersive experience within this enchanting environment.
The Power of Load Testing – Call of the wild: The Angler
Our team’s expert engineers were contracted to carry out comprehensive load testing on the backend and gameplay services of ‘The Angler.’ Our industry-leading approach involved employing headless solutions that simulated players and users on virtual machines, enabling us to test scalability and performance without being constrained by hardware limitations. Whether it required simulating hundreds of thousands of virtual players or integrating with popular engines like Unreal and Unity, our load testing services delivered the necessary insights to optimize the game experience. Key features tested included registration, authentication, matchmaking, and gameplay using UDP (User Datagram Protocol). Some of the core features we tested for Avalanche include:
- Gameplay (UDP)
With Cyrex’s load testing services, ‘Call of the Wild: The Angler’ was equipped with the stability and performance necessary to provide an exceptional gaming experience. As players cast their lines into the virtual wilderness, they can embrace the wonders of nature, knowing that the game has undergone rigorous testing to ensure a seamless journey. To learn more about ‘Call of the Wild: The Angler’ and embark on your own outdoor adventure, dive into the captivating world created by Expansive Worlds.
“Cyrex Enterprise has quickly become an important partner to Avalanche Studios Group. Most recently, they’ve supported our efforts to scale up the multiplayer capabilities of our Apex engine, which greatly benefits several of our live service games. The Cyrex team delivers quality, flexibility, and are a pleasure to work with.”
Avalanche Studios Group