AWS offers a comprehensive suite of products and services that provide solutions to the everyday problems of game development, such as building scalable game servers that span across the globe, building robust analytics pipelines that provide valuable contextual insight into your player ecosystem, and creating cross platform core game backend services that serve as the backbone for key digital features your players have come to expect. AWS can handle any kind of game type across all platforms and genre for your development needs. Watch the Game Developer's Quest with AWS video to learn how AWS can help you with your game development.
The Game Developer's Quest with AWS
Build a global multiplayer game server environment that can scale up and down based on player demand.
Create an analytics pipeline that consistently tracks data and helps you make informed decisions about your players.
AWS provides you with all the building blocks you need to build core backend services that can support any type of game.
Learn why Ubisoft, the creator of popular games such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, and Just Dance selected AWS for its broad and innovative set of tools and services.
Using AWS helps Supercell keep its focus on what it does best: developing games that keep its players happy. The entire game infrastructure runs on AWS.
By using AWS, Zynga could carefully plan, test, and develop PoCs without needing to commit to long-term fixed IT assets. This resulted in reduced costs and lower risk as it adapted to technology demands in real time, instead of relying on forecast models.
Nexon uses AWS to build and distribute its games to an international audience as well as run its analytics platform. Facing unpredictable volumes of users based on the popularity of game titles, Nexon uses AWS to avoid the high costs and IT resource planning challenges associated with on-premises systems.
Let AWS take care of undifferentiated heavy lifting and accelerate your games to market. Focus on building differentiated products and exciting features that your players will love.
“AWS cloud computing makes the unthinkable, thinkable. We were able to launch 5 games in 8 weeks by leveraging AWS.”
Lenin Gali, Senior Director, Ubisoft
You no longer need to guess how many servers you will need knowing they can be set up to quickly scale as your game grows. Give the best gaming experience to your players from all over the world.
You no longer need to guess how many game servers or compute powers you will need, knowing that they can be set up to scale automatically as your game grows.
Go global in minutes with AWS regions and availability zones around the world. You can quickly launch and scale your games.
"AWS lets Supercell focus on delivering games that delight players worldwide.”
Sami Yliharju, Services Lead, Supercell
Gaming companies are leveraging the on-demand, pay as you go benefits of AWS to scalably and cost effectively create games played by fans across the world. It doesn't matter what type of game you build - a mobile game played on the go, or a AAA console or PC title. AWS powers the behind the scenes magic from the world's largest gaming companies, to the new and upcoming studios of tomorrow. Looking for ideas on how to use AWS for game development? Visit the Gaming Resource Center we put together for game developers. You can find past presentations, whitepapers, and other technical information.