For the network part, Zen Fighters uses a bleeding-edge multiplayer networking solution from Photon called Photon Fusion. Fusion is a new high performance state synchronization networking library for Unity. With a single API, it supports many network architectures such as dedicated server, client hosted, and shared/distributed authority. It is built with simplicity in mind to integrate naturally into the common Unity workflow, while also offering advanced features like data compression, client-side prediction, and lag compensation out of the box. This is essential to create competitive gameplay with split-second accuracy, that is equal for all players. Photon is the most popular networking provider for Unity game developers, with extensive support and documentation and a fair pricing model.