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Leaderboards & Tournaments

Engage your players with competitions.

What is Leaderboards & Tournaments?

Leaderboards & Tournaments is a set of flexible APIs that allow you to build cross-platform competitions into your games that drive engagement and increase monetization. With Leaderboards & Tournaments, you have an easy tool to strengthen your fanbase with leaderboards and leagues, awarding in-game prizes, and enabling streamers to play with their followers with a simple click.

Powered by AWS

Leaderboards & Tournaments is powered by a set of micro-services built on the native AWS platform. You can integrate REST APIs into your game to take advantage of Leaderboards & Tournaments while maintaining complete control of gameplay and UX for your apps. There are no restrictions on development platform, operating system, surfaces, or screen sizes.

increase ROI

Increase your ROI

Increase player retention and revenue with cross-platform competitive game play, including leaderboards, leagues, and multi-round tournaments.

Grow your community

Grow your community

Unite your players, no matter what device they play on, in fun and engaging game experiences.

keep players coming back

Keep your players coming back

Reward your players with in-game items.

Onboard to Leaderboards & Tournaments in three easy steps

Sign into Console

Sign into the console

Sign in with your Amazon Developer credentials. If you don't already have an account, registration is easy and free.

Register your game

Register your game

Proceed to Game Settings and follow the prompts to register your game.

Get your API key

Get your API key

After registering your game, you will gain immediate access to the Leaderboards & Tournaments API key.

Leaderboards & Tournaments features

In-game prizes

In-game prizes

Reward your players with in-game prizes.

Flexible competition creation

Flexible competition creation

Create new or recurring leaderboards, leagues, and multi-round tournaments for both single and team gameplay.

User generated competitions

User-generated competitions

Allow players to create and manage their own leaderboards and competitions.

Break through on Twitch

Break through on Twitch

Build interactive experiences that brings viewers and creators together with our Twitch extension.

Easy management with Console

Easy management with the Leaderboards & Tournaments console

Manage competitions with ease and access reporting on player behavior.

Fun and fair

Keep competitions fun and fair

Define entry requirements such as geographic location, device type, player skill level, and more.

engage fans at events

Engage fans at events

Create competitions at events like gaming conventions, music festivals, and meetups.

Types of competition

Leaderboards & Tournaments supports leaderboards, leagues, teams, and multi-round competitions and gives you the flexibility to create custom events, such as local and regional competitions.



Encourage repeated sessions with leaderboards. Leaderboards & Tournaments' standard leaderboard format ranks players to achieve the highest score they can while playing the game. The player with the highest score at the end of the competition will be crowned the winner. Leaderboards & Tournaments also allows for developers to rank their leaderboards using custom-defined stats which keeps competition fresh, giving players a reason to come back and play more.

Multi round competitions

Multi-round competitions

Engage fans longer and allow them to qualify with multi-round competitions. Top players in each round advance to the next round of gameplay and the winner of the final round becomes the reigning champion. Great examples of this are our Champions of Fire and Mobile Masters tournaments!




Rather than ranking players based on a score within a game, rank players by the number of wins (or any other metric) over a given time period. Award top players at the end of each league.



Support competitions with teams, guilds, clans, alliances, and more. A leaderboard with team names and scores will keep the competition going.

Tournament Organizer

Tournament Organizer is a Twitch extension that allows Twitch creators to generate tournaments inside the Twitch experience with a click of a mouse and allow players to join their tournament directly from the game.

Twitch is the premier gaming community for gamers with over 15MM daily active community members watching an average of 95 minutes of gaming content a day. When games are successful on Twitch, they reach and resonate with the most influential gamers on the planet.

When you integrate the Leaderboards & Tournaments APIs into your game, you give thousands of Twitch creators the tools to easily challenge their viewers in fun competitions in your game.

Break through on Twitch

Break through on Twitch

Build interactive experiences that brings viewers and creators together.

Twitch viewers into players

Turn Twitch viewers into players

A new way to attract more players and increase interactions for your existing players.

Seamless Twitch creators

Seamless for Twitch creators

Creators add the extension to their channel page and generate the tournament in your game with a few simple steps.


Pricing: How it works

Leaderboards & Tournaments is a paid service based on player usage with no setup fees or minimum charges, so you can dive in and start experimenting without worrying about cost. Leaderboards & Tournaments partners with AWS for billing to streamline the payment process across your Amazon services, ensuring you only pay for what you use.

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Each score counts as a single play.


The first 35,000 plays per month are free per developer across your apps for the first 6 months of use.


Additional plays are billed at $0.002 per play.


ROI Calculator

ROI calculator

Calculate the return on your investment for implementing the Leaderboards & Tournaments API into your game.


Running a competition

Running a competition

Control the management and administration of your competitions with the Leaderboards & Tournaments console.

Tech Docs

Technical documentation

Learn how to use Leaderboards & Tournaments Service APIs to host competitions.


Android tutorial: How to integrate Leaderboards & Tournaments into your game

This tutorial shows you how to write a simple quiz game on Android and integrate the game with Leaderboards & Tournaments. Get started now

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The case for competitive gaming

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