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Lumberyard is free and includes full source. There are no seat fees, subscription fees, or requirements to share revenue. Only pay for the AWS services you choose to use.

Engage and grow your community inside and outside of your game, and build games as fun to watch as they are to play, with Lumberyard's Twitch integration.

Build the highest quality PC, console, and mobile games. Lumberyard is architected for the performance, modularity, and productivity you need to create your most bold and ambitious vision.

"We decided that Amazon would be the best partner going forward for the future of Star Citizen."

"Amazon’s vision for the future enables us to make a new type of game never before possible.”

"As a small team, using Lumberyard along with the support of Amazon, has allowed us to move ahead faster and more smoothly than I have ever done in 20 years of making games."

"Lumberyard’s core strengths allow us to make high quality, multiplayer mobile games for demanding gamers in Asia and world-wide."



Deploy session-based multiplayer games in the cloud in minutes, with no upfront costs, and easily scale high performance game servers to meet player demand.

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With Cloud Canvas visual scripting, you can build connected game features that access AWS services, such as databases, notifications, serverless compute, and more, without having to write a single line of code.

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Build and manage popular cloud-connected features, such as dynamic content, leaderboards, and daily messages, in as little as 30 minutes, with a single engineer.

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Using Lumberyard’s scripting tools, game designers can easily create chat channel commands for your game.

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Let your broadcasters deeply customize your game for a richer, more engaging streaming experience. With Metastream, broadcasters with basic web experience can create custom overlays, statistics, and graphics that react in real-time to game events.

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Build games that let broadcasters instantly invite their live audiences to join them side-by-side in the game.

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We have a continually-growing series of tutorials and documentation to help you learn the basics of Lumberyard and get started quickly.

Amazon Lumberyard is available today in beta for developers building PC, console, VR, and mobile games.

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In addition to Lumberyard, Amazon offers a growing selection of cross-platform building blocks for game developers. These tools and services help you build on the shoulders of Amazon commerce, AWS, and Twitch to make and deliver experiences that garner vibrant communities of passionate fans.

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Interested in joining the Amazon Lumberyard team? We have an excellent team with long tenure building some of the industry’s most respected games, but we are still growing fast and have many positions left to fill. We’re looking for pioneers who can imagine and deliver world-class technology for tomorrow’s most celebrated games.

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