Windows Azure Game Developer Stories & Resources


Have you Got your game face on?

Take it to the next level with Windows Azure. Whether you’re targeting iOS, Android or Windows, Windows Azure has the tools you need. Windows Azure allows game developers to focus on making great games and scale in the face of unpredictable demand. Learn how real-life game developers are benefiting from Windows Azure.


Epic Games on Windows Azure


Halo 4 Uses Windows Azure


Pixel Pandemic on Windows Azure


Webzen on Windows Azure


Meeting Challenge of Peak Loads


Kobojo on Windows Azure


What are the dev saying about Microsoft Azure?

“We can continue to work with the development language we know, and we are able to scale up when demand is high. It used to take us a week to set up a computer to run the game; this now takes only 10 minutes."   - Vincenzo Tinebra, Cofounder of Waappy

“With Hadoop on Windows Azure, we can mine data and understand our audience in a way we never could before. It’s really the BI solution for the future.” - Mark Vayman, Lead Program Manager, Halo Services Team

See the following case studies

Halo 4 Developer Gets New User Insights from Big Data in the Cloud

Game Developer Uses Windows Azure to Reduce Costs, Meet Demand

Game Developer Reduces Costs and Achieves On-Demand Scalability with Windows Azure

Online Game Studio Minimizes Costs, Enhances Margin with Windows Azure

Application Developer Enhances Agility and Reduces Risk with Cloud Services

Game Developer Meets Demand and Prepares for Success with Windows Azure

Blogs and Resources

Combat in the Cloud: Game Designer Launches Global Online Game on Windows Azure

Pottermore, Based on Hugely Popular Harry Potter Books, Uses Windows Azure to Scale Up to 1 Billion Page Views in First Two Weeks

Meet the ‘Plumbers’ Powering ‘Halo 4’ Infinity Multiplayer

Social Game Developer Enjoys Lower Costs and Improved Scalability with Windows Azure

MobileBits Makes It Easy to Deploy Games on Multiple Devices and Platforms

Windows Azure Mobile Gaming Poster

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