Transforming the global gaming model

For nearly three decades, Epic Games has been the driving force behind a range of popular titles for a global user base in the hundreds of millions. In 2012, the company began a major transformation to become a Games-as-a-Service (GaaS) developer, launching games that evolve via regular updates. The approach necessitated that Epic Games partner with a reliable cloud provider capable of delivering highly scalable, globally accessible capabilities.

Powering an online cultural phenomenon

Fast-forward to 2017 and the release of the online cultural phenomenon known as Fortnite Battle Royal—a free-to-play, 100-player, last-man-standing game of survival. AWS technology and services enable everything from the worldwide game-server fleet, backend services, and databases to a real-time analytics pipeline and processing systems that support millions of concurrent players.

Innovating for an audience of 200 million

By way of its successful introduction and expansion of the Fortnite franchise, Epic Games has achieved a level of scalability never before seen in the gaming industry. The easy elasticity of AWS solutions allows the company’s ecosystem to adapt seamlessly in order to support peak online usage—like hosting the largest concert in history. With AWS at the core, Epic Games is keeping its 250 million members fully engaged. That’s the power of innovation on AWS.

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