Build your gaming empire with Azure

Start scrappy and go global with the cloud

Start free

Claim over $2500 in free gaming services

Start building exceptional iOS and Android games with a promotional offer from PlayFab and Visual Studio App Center.

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Find a solution for every step of your journey

Modern games require more powerful development tools, global and flexible multiplayer support, and new revenue models. But you’re here to build worlds, not back ends. Let us manage your platform so you can focus on making games that make headlines.

PlayFab

Start with PlayFab

Full-stack LiveOps. Real-time control.

Now part of the Microsoft family, PlayFab is a complete back-end platform for live games and a powerful way for independent studios to get started. Boost revenue, engagement, and retention—while cutting costs—with game services, real-time analytics, and LiveOps.

Azure

Scale with Azure

Your game. Your cloud.

Build your infrastructure on a gaming cloud with years of experience powering Xbox games and services. Azure offers the building blocks you need to scale and customize what you started with PlayFab, and it covers more regions than any cloud provider.

Build better games, faster

Get higher quality games to market faster with a complete set of game-development solutions.

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Launch and scale globally

Launch on a global infrastructure and scale seamlessly with building blocks from Azure.

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Monetize intelligently

Uncover new revenue opportunities with LiveOps services, analytics, and machine learning.

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Launch and grow on a global platform

42 Azure regions - more than any cloud provider Hundreds of billions of game events each day 53 million Xbox Live monthly active users

You’re in good company

From fresh upstarts to the biggest names in the industry, Azure powers games that get results.