Amazon launches metaverse-like game to train people on AWS
Amazon on Tuesday launched “AWS Cloud Quest,” an online role-playing game that aims to help people develop their cloud computing skills.
Amazon on Tuesday launched an online game that makes it easier for people to learn cloud computing skills.
The game, AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner, lets users create their own avatar who ventures into a virtual city, helping its inhabitants solve cloud computing-related problems. Users also earn points for completing Amazon Web Services simulations and puzzles, which they can use to unlock new character styles, “companion companions”, city themes, and vehicles, such as a hoverboard and a unicorn pool float.
Users earn points by completing Amazon Web Services simulations and puzzles, which they can use to unlock new character styles, “pet companions”, city themes and vehicles.
“As a cloud practitioner, you will venture on a journey to help city citizens transform their city using cloud solutions,” AWS said in a YouTube video announcing the game.
In a scenario shown in the video, a cartoon man wearing a headset walks up to a user and says, “The server running my weather app keeps crashing! Can you please help me out. Please?”
Amazon said Cloud Quest attempts to explain “core AWS services and categories,” such as compute, storage, database, and security services, as well as teach users how to build cloud solutions from based.
In addition to the original online game, Amazon has launched other cloud training services. AWS offers a range of certifications to help employees advance their cloud careers and expertise.
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