The first stop for game developers looking to solve common challenges when moving to the cloud, from deploying game servers, creating analytics pipelines, and offloading build processes, to spinning up virtual workstations or migrating your entire development pipeline to the cloud.
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AWS for Games Landing Zone
Get up to 20 hours of consulting support from games industry experts on a core set of AWS Services and solutions, including Well Architected Reviews (WAR), Game Production in the Cloud, Game Servers including Amazon GameLift, Game Analytics, and Game Migrations. Additional support offerings will be added over time. Contact your AWS account representative or Apply Now to learn how to receive support on these solutions.
Get access to guides and other training materials to help determine the best service or solution to fit your game genre, platform, and AWS experience.
Build, test, and manage your game infrastructure on AWS from pre-production through live operations with up to $10,000 in AWS Credits. *
*AWS Credits are subject to the AWS Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions.
Innovate with key industry partners
Discover purpose-built AWS for Games solutions and services from an extensive network of industry-leading AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical expertise and customer success in building solutions on AWS.
Q: How do I qualify for AWS Partner consulting hours and AWS Promotional Credits?
If you need help with one of our currently supported workloads (Game Servers, Analytics, Game Production in the Cloud, Migrations), you may be eligible for AWS Partner-led consulting and up to $10,000 in AWS Credits. An AWS account representative will qualify you on your initial call. If you don’t qualify, you’ll still receive $500 in credits just for applying.
Q: What can I use AWS Promotional Credits for?
You can use your AWS Credits for any of the supported workloads or other services such as GameLift, Compute, Storage, and Databases–to emerging technologies, such as AI/ML and Internet of Things. Exclusions apply; please see the AWS Promotional Credits Terms and Conditions for more information.
Q: Does AWS Game Tech Landing Zone require any commitments?
There are no spending or exclusivity commitments.
Q: How do I apply?
Click Apply Now to get started. You’ll answer some questions to tell us more about your game and the area of AWS support you need. The whole setup process takes less than 10 minutes. Within 72 business hours, you’ll hear back from an AWS account representative on your application and they will set up next steps to slot you into an onboarding path. For more information on how we collect and use your information, see the AWS Privacy Notice.
Q: How do I use my AWS Promotional Credits?
After your qualifying call with an AWS account representative, your credits will be deposited into your AWS account. No action is required from you. AWS Credits offset eligible AWS Services fees and charges incurred during or following the billing cycle in which you receive the credits. Please refer to the AWS Promotional Credit Terms and Conditions for more information.
Q: How long are my AWS Promotional Credits valid?
AWS Credits are valid for 1 year from the date they are issued.