User Guide (Version 1.21)

Preparing the GameLift Package

This feature is in preview release and is subject to change.

Lumberyard supports compiling and deploying the Windows client for a multiplayer project on a Linux dedicated server. You must have completed the following:

Once you have tested the client and server connection, you can prepare your GameLift package, which allows you to use Amazon GameLift to deploy your game servers.

To prepare the GameLift package

  1. On your Linux computer, in a terminal console window, run the following command: ./

  2. In the AWS CLI, enter the following to upload your package to Amazon GameLift:

    aws gamelift upload-build --operating-system AMAZON_LINUX --build-root "./GameLiftPackageLinux" --name "your package name" --build-version "your build version" --region us-west-2


    If you do not have the AWS CLI installed, enter the following in the command line window:

    sudo pip install awscli sudo pip install --upgrade awscli