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FlexMatch Events Reference

Amazon GameLift emits events that are related to the processing of matchmaking tickets. All the events that are listed here can be published to an Amazon SNS topic. These events are also emitted to Amazon CloudWatch Events. For more details working with matchmaking events, see Set up FlexMatch Event Notification. For more information on matchmaking ticket statuses, see MatchmakingTicket in the Amazon GameLift Service API Reference.

Event Name Description Resource Detail Example
MatchmakingSearching Ticket has been entered into matchmaking. This includes new requests and requests that were part of a proposed match that failed. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, estimatedWaitMillis, gameSessionInfo

{ "version": "0", "id": "cc3d3ebe-1d90-48f8-b268-c96655b8f013", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-08T21:15:36.421Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-08T21:15:35.676Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1" } ] } ], "estimatedWaitMillis": "NOT_AVAILABLE", "type": "MatchmakingSearching", "gameSessionInfo": { "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1" } ] } } }
PotentialMatchCreated A potential match has been created. This is emitted for all new potential matches, regardless of whether acceptance is required. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, acceptanceTimeout, acceptanceRequired, ruleEvaluationMetrics, gameSessionInfo, matchId

{ "version": "0", "id": "fce8633f-aea3-45bc-aeba-99d639cad2d4", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-08T21:17:41.178Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-08T21:15:35.676Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" } ] }, { "ticketId": "ticket-2", "startTime": "2017-08-08T21:17:40.657Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-2", "team": "blue" } ] } ], "acceptanceTimeout": 600, "ruleEvaluationMetrics": [ { "ruleName": "EvenSkill", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "EvenTeams", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "FastConnection", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "NoobSegregation", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 } ], "acceptanceRequired": true, "type": "PotentialMatchCreated", "gameSessionInfo": { "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" }, { "playerId": "player-2", "team": "blue" } ] }, "matchId": "3faf26ac-f06e-43e5-8d86-08feff26f692" } }
AcceptMatch Players have accepted a potential match. This event contains the current acceptance status of each player in the match. Missing data means that AcceptMatch hasn't been called for that player. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, matchId, gameSessionInfo

{ "version": "0", "id": "b3f76d66-c8e5-416a-aa4c-aa1278153edc", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-09T20:04:42.660Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-09T20:01:35.305Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" } ] }, { "ticketId": "ticket-2", "startTime": "2017-08-09T20:04:16.637Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-2", "team": "blue", "accepted": false } ] } ], "type": "AcceptMatch", "gameSessionInfo": { "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" }, { "playerId": "player-2", "team": "blue", "accepted": false } ] }, "matchId": "848b5f1f-0460-488e-8631-2960934d13e5" } }
AcceptMatchCompleted Match acceptance is complete due to player acceptance, player rejection, or acceptance timeout. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, acceptance, matchId, gameSessionInfo

{ "version": "0", "id": "b1990d3d-f737-4d6c-b150-af5ace8c35d3", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-08T20:43:14.621Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-08T20:30:40.972Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" } ] }, { "ticketId": "ticket-2", "startTime": "2017-08-08T20:33:14.111Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-2", "team": "blue" } ] } ], "acceptance": "TimedOut", "type": "AcceptMatchCompleted", "gameSessionInfo": { "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" }, { "playerId": "player-2", "team": "blue" } ] }, "matchId": "a0d9bd24-4695-4f12-876f-ea6386dd6dce" } }
MatchmakingSucceeded Matchmaking has successfully completed and a game session has been created. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, matchId, gameSessionInfo

{ "version": "0", "id": "5ccb6523-0566-412d-b63c-1569e00d023d", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-09T19:59:09.159Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-09T19:58:59.277Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "playerSessionId": "psess-6e7c13cf-10d6-4756-a53f-db7de782ed67", "team": "red" } ] }, { "ticketId": "ticket-2", "startTime": "2017-08-09T19:59:08.663Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-2", "playerSessionId": "psess-786b342f-9c94-44eb-bb9e-c1de46c472ce", "team": "blue" } ] } ], "type": "MatchmakingSucceeded", "gameSessionInfo": { "gameSessionArn": "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:gamesession/836cf48d-bcb0-4a2c-bec1-9c456541352a", "ipAddress": "192.168.1.1", "port": 10777, "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "playerSessionId": "psess-6e7c13cf-10d6-4756-a53f-db7de782ed67", "team": "red" }, { "playerId": "player-2", "playerSessionId": "psess-786b342f-9c94-44eb-bb9e-c1de46c472ce", "team": "blue" } ] }, "matchId": "c0ec1a54-7fec-4b55-8583-76d67adb7754" } }
MatchmakingTimedOut Matchmaking ticket has failed by timing out. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, ruleEvaluationMetrics, message, matchId, gameSessionInfo

{ "version": "0", "id": "fe528a7d-46ad-4bdc-96cb-b094b5f6bf56", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-09T20:11:35.598Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "reason": "TimedOut", "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-09T20:01:35.305Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" } ] } ], "ruleEvaluationMetrics": [ { "ruleName": "EvenSkill", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "EvenTeams", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "FastConnection", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "NoobSegregation", "passedCount": 3, "failedCount": 0 } ], "type": "MatchmakingTimedOut", "message": "Removed from matchmaking due to timing out.", "gameSessionInfo": { "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" } ] } } }
MatchmakingCancelled Matchmaking ticket has been cancelled. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, ruleEvaluationMetrics, message, matchId, gameSessionInfo

{ "version": "0", "id": "8d6f84da-5e15-4741-8d5c-5ac99091c27f", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-09T20:00:07.843Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "reason": "Cancelled", "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-09T19:59:26.118Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1" } ] } ], "ruleEvaluationMetrics": [ { "ruleName": "EvenSkill", "passedCount": 0, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "EvenTeams", "passedCount": 0, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "FastConnection", "passedCount": 0, "failedCount": 0 }, { "ruleName": "NoobSegregation", "passedCount": 0, "failedCount": 0 } ], "type": "MatchmakingCancelled", "message": "Cancelled by request.", "gameSessionInfo": { "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1" } ] } } }
MatchmakingFailed Matchmaking ticket has encountered an error. This may be due to the game session queue not accessible or to an internal error. ConfigurationArn

type, tickets, ruleEvaluationMetrics, message, matchId, gameSessionInfo

{ "version": "0", "id": "025b55a4-41ac-4cf4-89d1-f2b3c6fd8f9d", "detail-type": "GameLift Matchmaking Event", "source": "aws.gamelift", "account": "123456789012", "time": "2017-08-16T18:41:09.970Z", "region": "us-west-2", "resources": [ "arn:aws:gamelift:us-west-2:123456789012:matchmakingconfiguration/SampleConfiguration" ], "detail": { "tickets": [ { "ticketId": "ticket-1", "startTime": "2017-08-16T18:41:02.631Z", "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" } ] } ], "customEventData": "foo", "type": "MatchmakingFailed", "reason": "UNEXPECTED_ERROR", "message": "An unexpected error was encountered during match placing.", "gameSessionInfo": { "players": [ { "playerId": "player-1", "team": "red" } ] }, "matchId": "3ea83c13-218b-43a3-936e-135cc570cba7" } }