Analytics - Write Character Event

Writes a character-based event into PlayStream.

POST https://titleId.playfabapi.com/Client/WriteCharacterEvent

Request Header

Name Required Type Description
X-Authorization True
  • string

This API requires a client session ticket, available from any Client Login function.

Request Body

Name Required Type Description
CharacterId True
  • string

Unique PlayFab assigned ID for a specific character owned by a user

EventName True
  • string

The name of the event, within the namespace scoped to the title. The naming convention is up to the caller, but it commonly follows the subject_verb_object pattern (e.g. player_logged_in).

Body
  • object

Custom event properties. Each property consists of a name (string) and a value (JSON object).

CustomTags
  • object

The optional custom tags associated with the request (e.g. build number, external trace identifiers, etc.).

Timestamp
  • string

The time (in UTC) associated with this event. The value defaults to the current time.

Responses

Name Type Description
200 OK
400 Bad Request

This is the outer wrapper for all responses with errors

Security

X-Authorization

This API requires a client session ticket, available from any Client Login function.

Type: apiKey
In: header

Definitions

ApiErrorWrapper

The basic wrapper around every failed API response

WriteClientCharacterEventRequest

This API is designed to write a multitude of different client-defined events into PlayStream. It supports a flexible JSON schema, which allowsfor arbitrary key-value pairs to describe any character-based event. The created event will be locked to the authenticated title and player.

WriteEventResponse

ApiErrorWrapper

The basic wrapper around every failed API response

Name Type Description
code
  • integer

Numerical HTTP code

error
  • string

Playfab error code

errorCode
  • integer

Numerical PlayFab error code

errorDetails
  • object

Detailed description of individual issues with the request object

errorMessage
  • string

Description for the PlayFab errorCode

status
  • string

String HTTP code

WriteClientCharacterEventRequest

This API is designed to write a multitude of different client-defined events into PlayStream. It supports a flexible JSON schema, which allowsfor arbitrary key-value pairs to describe any character-based event. The created event will be locked to the authenticated title and player.

Name Type Description
Body
  • object

Custom event properties. Each property consists of a name (string) and a value (JSON object).

CharacterId
  • string

Unique PlayFab assigned ID for a specific character owned by a user

CustomTags
  • object

The optional custom tags associated with the request (e.g. build number, external trace identifiers, etc.).

EventName
  • string

The name of the event, within the namespace scoped to the title. The naming convention is up to the caller, but it commonly follows the subject_verb_object pattern (e.g. player_logged_in).

Timestamp
  • string

The time (in UTC) associated with this event. The value defaults to the current time.

WriteEventResponse

Name Type Description
EventId
  • string

The unique identifier of the event. The values of this identifier consist of ASCII characters and are not constrained to any particular format.

Error Codes

Name Code
CharacterNotFound 1135
InvalidEventField 1216
NoWritePermissionsForEvent 1207