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How Minecraft Realms moved its databases from AWS to Azure

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Game Developers Conference 2023

Article // Mar 22, 2023

Celebrate GDC 2023 by discovering innovative tools, fresh strategies, and new ways to succeed by making it easier to onboard into the Xbox ecosystem, accelerate development and scale to reach & retain more players.

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Xbox is the first console platform to release dedicated energy and carbon emissions measurement tools designed for (and with) game creators

Article // Mar 22, 2023

How Xbox, 343 Industries and Ubisoft are reducing energy & emissions while maintaining gameplay fidelity, including a first look at the Xbox Sustainability Toolkit for game creators.

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PlayFab Launches Game-Changing Churn Prediction Service into Public Preview for Game Creators

Article // Mar 22, 2023

A powerful predictive model, harnessing the scale of Azure Synapse and the power of Azure Machine Learning, built for specifically Game Creators.