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Push Start Button: The New Amazon GameSparks (Presented by Amazon Web Services)

Rahul Naryani  (Senior Product Manager, Amazon Web Services)

Rohan Dubal  (Software Development Manager, Amazon Web Services)

Location: Room 3009, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, All Access Online Only Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person/Virtual

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: Prefer not to say

Amazon Web Services

We are excited to introduce the new Amazon GameSparks! Amazon GameSparks is a managed service providing backend feature tools for building, running, and scaling games. This new service will enable developers to spend less time thinking about backend services, and instead focus their time on delivering the best player experiences. Join us as we explore the feature list from the public preview and talk about the future plans we have for the service.

Takeaway

Developers will learn more about a new service and how it can be added to their game clients to rapidly create custom game features by writing server code that combines and extends pre-built backend game features such as authentication, player messaging and progression.

Intended Audience

This demonstration is designed for a target audience of technical professionals with a baseline knowledge of backend systems and game development workloads, no prior AWS experience required.