Amazon GameLift

Getting Started

Looking for resources like a developer guide or SDKs? You've come to the right place. Scroll down to get started.

Amazon GameLift offers a step-by-step Developer Guide, API Reference Guide, and Amazon GameLift SDKs. You can also see for yourself how easy it is to test Amazon GameLift using our sample game. 

Amazon GameLift Server SDK

This download contains components that integrate with your Windows or Linux game server. It contains C++ and C# versions of the Amazon GameLift Server SDK, Amazon GameLift Local, and an Unreal Engine plugin. Version 3.3.0.


Realtime Client SDK

The Amazon GameLift Realtime Client SDK allows your lightweight multiplayer games to communicate with your Amazon GameLift Realtime game servers using TCP or UDP. The Realtime Client SDK includes a C# client version that can be used with Unity 2018 and custom C# game engines. 

Amazon GameLift Client API

The Amazon GameLift Client API integrates with your client and backend game services like identity services or matchmaking. The Amazon GameLift Client API is available in the AWS SDK, which supports over 10 languages.


Management Console and CLI

Configure your Amazon GameLift resources, deploy your games, track usage, and upload metrics into Amazon CloudWatch using the web-based Amazon GameLift Management Console. To automate configuration and deployment, you can also use the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI).

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