Amazon GameLift

Enhance session-based multiplayer experiences with dedicated cloud servers

Get 125 hours of on-demand instance usage per month

with the AWS Free Tier

How it works

Amazon GameLift is a dedicated game server hosting solution that deploys, operates, and scales cloud servers for multiplayer games. Amazon GameLift deploys and manages dedicated game servers, reducing the burden of scaling servers with fluctuating player demand while providing low latency and low cost.

Diagram showing how various AWS servers automate scaling of Amazon GameLift fleets, manage game and player sessions, and more.

Use cases

Automatically scale and manage servers

Configure Amazon GameLift to scale capacity based on a steady-state percentage target, and automatically add or remove capacity as needed.

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Support cross-play

Connect your community and broaden your pool of potential player matches.

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Match players with FlexMatch

Use customizable rules to quickly form high-quality matches and place them into peer-to-peer (P2P), on-premises, or cloud computing game servers. 

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Onboard server workloads to AWS

Use Amazon GameLift Fleet IQ to gradually move live games or launch ones using your existing tools or software.

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How to get started

Get started with a free account

Begin using Amazon GameLift to support cross-play, migrate from P2P servers, and more.

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Learn how to deploy, operate, and scale low-cost services for multiplayer games.

Contact an expert

Learn more about how Amazon GameLift fits into your game services architecture.


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