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Play Pinball Lizard—a Mixed Reality game built with Azure on Unity—and get the code to learn how it was made. Each day, the visitor with the highest score will win an Xbox One X.
Play top games from the Xbox Live Creators Program while learning quick tips and tricks to designing and deploying your own game for Windows and Xbox.
See Mixer’s unique interactivity feature in action by playing The Darwin Project while people watching the stream online influence the outcome of your match.
Step into demos of mixed-reality games, including Space Pirate Trainer, Luna, Skyworld and many more. We will also have immersive headsets on display and staff onsite to answer questions.
PlayFab is a complete back-end platform for live games which helps boost revenue, engagement and retention while cutting costs. Learn how to set your game up for success at any stage of your lifecycle.
Come talk to experts about using Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio for Mac and Visual Studio Code to build games for PC, Mac and Linux with Unity, Unreal Engine, Cocos2d, MonoGame and many more.
Modern games require more powerful development tools, global and flexible multiplayer support and new revenue models. Whether you are building for mobile, PC or console, learn how Azure helps you manage your gaming platform.
Ship higher-quality games faster and with more confidence. Learn how App Center helps you test on real iOS and Android devices, distribute to beta testers and app stores and monitor real-world usage with detailed crash reports and analytics.
Customer case studies
Fluffy Fairy Games
The makers of Idle Miner learn what players want and deliver quickly with the cloud
IO Interactive - Hitman
Hitman, from Io-Interactive, slays expectations by analysing player behaviour in real time
Next Games - The Walking Dead
Next Games, maker of The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land, scales globally with Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft Studios/Xbox – Halo, Minecraft, Forza
Microsoft Studios delivers epic Xbox experiences by analysing hundreds of billions of game events each day
Age of Ascent
Illyriad, makers of Age of Ascent, turns to Azure to engage over 50,000 players and aim for unprecedented scale