Databases for games
Build global, live games that deliver exceptional user experiences with Google Cloud databases. Serve millions of players at any scale with fast, reliable, and accurate data processing.
How Google Cloud databases can help you scale to the next level of games
Unmatched scale and availability with Spanner
Scale up and down seamlessly to tackle special events and sudden changes in game loads. Offer a consistent experience to millions of players across geographic locations.
Spanner helps you lower cost and build faster
Remove operational toil, improve developer productivity with a self-tuning NoSQL-style horizontally scalable database that supports open standards and relational semantics.
Elevate in-game experiences with AI
Accurately predict skill levels and match players. Identify and remove toxic players to create a more positive community.
See how Spanner compares to other databases
Spanner is an ideal database for your games backend
Learn more about what makes our databases unique
Harness world-class technology, performance, and scale from the same underlying architecture that powers Google’s most popular, billion-user products.
The most successful game developers build on Google Cloud
Getting you started
Build and operate global, always-on games with faster time-to-market.
Explore common use cases for games
Build transformative game experiences with a platform built to address your most complex challenges.
Develop a scalable player profile service with Spanner
In this codelab, you will be creating two Go services that interact with a regional Spanner database to enable players to sign up and start playing.
Develop a game inventory management service with Spanner
In this codelab, you will be creating two Go services that interact with a regional Spanner database to enable a sample game trade post.
Develop a persistent game leaderboard with Spanner
In this video, you will learn how to implement a persistent game leaderboard with Spanner.