Amazon launched a 3D online role-paying game today where players move through a virtual city helping people solve real-world technology issues and cloud use cases, with goal of building Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud skills and preparation for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.
AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner’ is an all-new 3D role-playing games
As Amazon continues to invest hundreds of millions in delivering free cloud computing training, AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner is an all-new 3D role-playing game built by AWS to assist individuals become AWS cloud specialists by solving real-world cloud business use cases in the game.
“AWS Cloud Quest and AWS Educate move away from passive material on purpose. In a blog post published today, Kevin Kelly, director of AWS Cloud Career Training Programs, stated, “We aim to make abstract cloud computing concepts alive through interactive and hands-on experiences that quickly help learners transform theory into practice.”
“By making these classes free, we’re continuing to reinvent how learners can improve their cloud knowledge and practical skills, meeting them where they are and placing information within anyone’s grasp.”
Players must complete tasks to assist the virtual people construct a better city in order to earn ‘AWS Cloud Quest,’ which will improve a person’s real-life cloud computing abilities.
Users learn and build cloud solution by exploring core AWS services and categories
Players explore fundamental AWS services and categories, such as storage, computing, database, and security services, to study and construct cloud solutions. Quizzes, movies, and hands-on exercises based on real-world business problems are included in the gameplay.
The new 3D game is part of Amazon’s plan to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to deliver free cloud computing training to 29 million individuals in more than 200 countries and territories by 2025, according to the Seattle, Wash.-based public cloud giant.
“As the world gets more computerized, the demand for people with technological skills has never been stronger,” Kelly said. “We want to assist close the technology skills gap by providing free skills training to anybody interested in learning more about cloud computing.”
The game is designed for early career or new-to-cloud learners, according to AWS. AWS Cloud Quest for PCs is now accessible worldwide via AWS Skill Builder.