Explore our game
Get efficient and accessible coding done your way
Microsoft tools like Visual Studio IntelliCode, GitHub repos, and DirectX graphical power let you achieve more—regardless of how you prefer to code.
Add graphics and audio to your game
Games are more than just code. Artwork and sound are important details that help immerse the player in your game, and we have tools to help you achieve the right level of detail.
Drive better communication and cooperation across teams
Teams who plan smarter, collaborate better, and ship faster have an edge over the competition. Shorten development cycles, speed up innovation, reduce implementation failure, and optimize team comms with Microsoft DevOps solutions.
AI & Machine Learning
Intelligently do more with less
AI and machine learning accelerate the development of more realistic worlds and challenges. Our solutions can automate manual game-balance testing workflows to train your game AI, find efficiencies, and identify and predict patterns.
Data & Storage
Data services with scale and security
The data in your game is only as good as what you can do with it, so give your players the best experience by choosing a provider with the best scale, security, and reliability. With Azure, you can focus on giving your players the experience they deserve with data that’s captured, scaled, analyzed, and transferred securely around the globe.
Find bugs and squish them
Quality assurance is critical to your game's success—even after it’s shipped. From test plans and bug-reporting tools to crash and health diagnostics, you can make sure your creation gets the attention (and QA) it deserves. With Visual Studio and Azure DevOps, deploy and test on thousands of real devices and avoid last minute surprises.
Rev fast. Grow faster.
You need to understand your players, meet their individual needs, and cultivate long-term relationships to grow a healthy community. LiveOps helps you shorten the feedback loop between development and player satisfaction, producing a higher return on investment and helping your game last longer.
Reach more players globally
Increasingly, games are building cross-network experiences so players can engage with each other from different identity domains, from Xbox Live to Steam. With proven stability, low latency, and server-to-player proximity, Microsoft tools help you provide the best multiplayer experience possible.
Grow to engage with the world’s players
We know getting your game out there can be overwhelming. Allow us to make things a little easier. Microsoft is building platforms around you, the developer, to distribute and monetize the 2B+ players on the planet.
Make your game economy work for your players
All games must, at some point, determine how to generate revenue. Whether it’s creating and tracking in-game virtual currencies or running experiments to help drive conversions, Microsoft has the tools and services to help you reach and monetize millions of players. Find the monetization options that best engage and retain players for your games.
Enable dynamic and inclusive community experiences
The most successful games seamlessly create dynamic and inclusive gameplay experiences that continuously excite their players and help grow a healthy gaming community. With Microsoft’s help, reach and develop an engaged, inclusive community of players with a set of tools and services designed to delight and encourage players to keep coming back.