Category Archives: Tech

At King we see ourselves primarily as a tech company, one operating in the games industry. Tech underpins everything we do.

What is GDPR, and what does it mean to Paradise Bay?

The General Data Protection Regulation was approved in 2016, to take effect on May 25th, 2018. Among other things, this regulation strengthens the rights of individuals over their personal data, allowing customers to request the personal information that a company keeps on them (a Subject Access Request, or ‘SAR’) and for customers to request that … Continue reading What is GDPR, and what does it mean to Paradise Bay?

Visualising Google Cloud

By Alfred Wahlforss – Full Stack JavaScript Engineer Intern Google Cloud Platform (GCP) provides an incredible foundation for building modern applications and services. In fact, it’s so incredible, King has decided to move its entire data warehouse to GCP. As with all new technologies, there are some missing parts – though Google is aware of … Continue reading Visualising Google Cloud

King 2019: Women in Games Scholarships

Do you want the freedom to work in a fun, creative and innovative space within one of the world’s leading interactive entertainment companies for mobile games? Then you’ve found the right place! Scholarship Programme King, in partnership with Diversi, is proud to present its 2019 Scholarship Programme for aspiring women in games. The aim is … Continue reading King 2019: Women in Games Scholarships

Real-time Live Operations activity tracking using Corcyra

What are Live Operations (Live-Ops)? A Live-Op is a feature added to the game, over and above what is presented to players as part of the standard content, that presents extra challenges for the player, and at the same time offers rewards when specific progress milestones are achieved. They are usually activated at specific times, … Continue reading Real-time Live Operations activity tracking using Corcyra

King collaborates with Google Cloud for next-generation analytics and machine learning

By Åsa Bredin, FVP Technology and Jacques Erasmus, CIO Every month, more than 270 million people around the world play a King game. Our mission – which we share with our parent company Activision Blizzard – is to bring those players moments of magic in their everyday life. We believe it is a harmony of … Continue reading King collaborates with Google Cloud for next-generation analytics and machine learning