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Engine Version: 4.14, 4.15 THIS WIKI PAGE IS WORK IN PROGRESS. Overview In this guide you will learn how to integrate your project with Amazon's GameLift service. GameLift Offers developers: Auto-s...

Engine Version: 4.14, 4.15

THIS WIKI PAGE IS WORK IN PROGRESS.

Overview

In this guide you will learn how to integrate your project with Amazon's GameLift service.

GameLift Offers developers:

  • Auto-scaling based off player count
  • Easy distribution of dedicated server builds

This guide contains:

  • The basic setup of GameLift in your project

Prerequisites

You must already have done the following:

Setup

Setting up your project for GameLift

Follow this guide here:

You will need to download and install cmake

Setting up GameMode

You will need to set-up a "game mode base" in your project, which will send the various requests to GameLift.

Uploading your build to GameLift

Send an upload request. In a command line window, type the following command and parameters.

aws gamelift upload-build --name --build-version --build-root --operating-system WINDOWS_2012 --region us-west-2

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