Amazon GameOn Overview

Introduction

Amazon GameOn allows developers to host in-game events where customers can compete for bragging rights and prizes. 

Developers can use GameOn APIs to host leaderboards, multi-round competitions, and leagues in any of the countries/regions where AWS exists, and on any operating system, device, surface, or screen size.

GameOn allows developers to:

  • create competitions using the admin console
  • enable end-users to create competitions in-game
  • award in-game prizes and real-world prizes (US only) 
  • use the entry requirements service to filter the players that can join a competition

Learn more about GameOn Features.

Major Components

The major components of GameOn include:

Game API: The Game API enables developers to integrate GameOn competitions into their games.

Admin Console: The Administration Console allows developers to perform management and administration for their tournaments.

Admin API: This API provides all of the same capabilities as the Admin Console.

Getting Started

This guide outlines the architecture and APIs required to enable GameOn competitions in your games. To get started:

  1. Request API Key.
  2. Integrate GameOn API into your game.
  3. Contact Amazon to schedule your first competition for internal testing.