Game traffic analysis: an MMORPG perspective

  title={Game traffic analysis: an MMORPG perspective},
  author={Kuan-Ta Chen and Polly Huang and Chun-Ying Huang and Chin-Laung Lei},
Online gaming is one of the most profitable businesses over the Internet. Among all genres of the online games, the popularity of the MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games) is especially prominent in Asia. Opting for a better understanding of the game traffic and the economic well being of the Internet, we analyze a 1,356-million-packet trace from a sizeable MMORPG, ShenZhou Online. This work is, as far as we know, the first formal analysis on the MMORPG server traces.We find… CONTINUE READING
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