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Amazon Expands In Austin Into Video Games

by | Oct 26, 2016 | Austin News | 0 comments

Amazon is expanding its Austin operations with a new office in the Domain to concentrate on its video game software, the Austin Business Journal reports.

The software is called Lumberyard and the team will work inside Amazon’s offices in the Domain.  Although the exact number of employees is unknown, there are over 200 open positions on Amazon’s website and at least seven of those are specifically for the Lumberyard.

The free software platform that allows developers to create video games launched in February. Games created with it include Breakaway.

Amazon first entered Austin in 2015 and continues to expand, opening an Austin office recently for Twitch, its video game streaming company, and a fulfillment center in San Marcos.

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Residences at the Domain is a luxurious community that surrounds a pool with an outdoor kitchen and sundeck.  Apartments range from 611 square feet to 1,164 and include studios, one, and two bedrooms.  Homes have garage access, track lighting, pantries, washer/dryer connections, breakfast bars and more.

Love fitness?  The Kenzie at the Domain has free classes in their fitness center and direct access to the Domain’s nine acre park.  Apartment amenities include 10 to 13 foot ceilings, wood style plank flooring, washers and dryers in all units, USB charging outlets, and private balconies, screened porches, or stoop entries.

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