Amazon GameLift Resources
Amazon GameLift FleetIQ
Incrementally migrate live games, burst in-game events, or deploy containerized games onto AWS with dedicated, low-cost game servers. Read the announcement »
Webinars and Presentations
Tune into recordings from online tech talks, webinars, and recorded demos from live events to learn more about game server hosting use cases.
Customer Case Studies
Learn how other game studios use Amazon GameLift to manage their dedicated game servers.
Online Learning Path
Follow this online training progresion to learn the basics of game server hosting with Amazon GameLift. This path includes self-paced digital training modules, as well as a self-paced lab for practical experience.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Using Amazon GameLift FleetIQ for Game Servers, a free, a 90-minute digital course from AWS Training and Certification. Available on-demand, this course will help you learn to use FleetIQ with game server groups through workflow expansions, demonstrations, and exploration of use cases. Power up your Game Tech knowledge by learning your way, on your own schedule, with free digital training built by the experts at AWS. Explore the Game Tech Learning Path and Ramp Up Guide today.
This course describes game server hosting options on AWS. It identifies key technical and business requirements that influence selecting a game server hosting solution. The course describes AWS Game Server hosting solutions including Amazon GameLift, FleetIQ Game Server Groups, container-based solutions using Amazon ECS, Amazon EKS, and AWS Fargate, and solutions based on Amazon EC2 and AWS core services.
This course provides an in-depth look at Amazon GameLift, beginning with its features of infrastructure and session management, game session placement, and matchmaking. It then explores the challenges with hosting, managing, and scaling a multiplayer game, and how GameLift can address those challenges. Finally, it discusses solution design decisions that will impact matchmaking and the costs associated with hosting game servers.
In this lab, you will learn how to use Amazon GameLift to load a game build and create a fleet with a single instance in it. You will first start game sessions directly from the session management system. You will then add a game session placement queue and use the game session placement system to start and place games into sessions.
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