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Intro to AWS for Game Development (Presented by Amazon)

Sponsor Speaker:

Rob Schoeppe (Head WW Biz Dev - Gaming, Amazon Web Services)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 20

Time: 2:40pm - 3:40pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Dev Day

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

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, robust analytics pipelines that provide valuable contextual insight into your player ecosystem, and cross platform core game backend services that serve as the backbone for key digital features your players have come to expect. Attendees will learn how to use AWS services to build their games for the global audience faster, and scale seamlessly.


This is an introduction to AWS for game development. Attendees will learn AWS uses cases, benefits, and case studies that they can leverage for their game development.

Intended Audience

This presentation is targeted at both technical audience and general audience. The technical audience will be able to learn how to best leverage AWS for their game development from the various AWS customer use cases. The general audience will learn the benefits of using the AWS Cloud for game development including flexibility, agility, and faster time to market. No pre-requisite knowledge of AWS is required.