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API Reference (API Version 2015-10-01)

Player

Represents a player in matchmaking. When starting a matchmaking request, a player has a player ID, attributes, and may have latency data. Team information is added after a match has been successfully completed.

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Note

In the following list, the required parameters are described first.

LatencyInMs

Set of values, expressed in milliseconds, indicating the amount of latency that a player experiences when connected to AWS regions. If this property is present, FlexMatch considers placing the match only in regions for which latency is reported.

If a matchmaker has a rule that evaluates player latency, players must report latency in order to be matched. If no latency is reported in this scenario, FlexMatch assumes that no regions are available to the player and the ticket is not matchable.

Type: String to integer map

Valid Range: Minimum value of 1.

Required: No

PlayerAttributes

Collection of name:value pairs containing player information for use in matchmaking. Player attribute names need to match playerAttributes names in the rule set being used. Example: "PlayerAttributes": {"skill": {"N": "23"}, "gameMode": {"S": "deathmatch"}}.

Type: String to AttributeValue object map

Required: No

PlayerId

Unique identifier for a player

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 128.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9-\.]+

Required: No

Team

Name of the team that the player is assigned to in a match. Team names are defined in a matchmaking rule set.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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