Getting Started

How to register with KWS and start using the KWS platform for the first time.

Register with KWS

There are two ways to register to use KWS:

  • Using your Epic Games sign-in details, register directly with KWS as the first/sole user for a new KWS organization. You automatically have full administrator rights on the new organization. Within the KWS Developer Portal, you can invite colleagues to join the organization.

  • By invitation. If a KWS administrator invites you to join their KWS organization, you will receive an email with a link to register. When you register, KWS links your account to that organization, and assigns you the role(s) that the administrator specified in the invitation.

To register as the first/sole user for a new KWS organization and start using KWS for the first time, go to the KWS launch page and click Get Started Now. KWS prompts you to register using your Epic Games account credentials.

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Set up your organization

Next, KWS prompts you to set up your organization and, optionally, invite colleagues to join your team.

  1. Choose your type of team:

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    NOTE: If you select ‘single developer' here, you can switch to being a ‘team within a company' at any time in the Organization tab. Once you select ‘team within a company', you cannot change back to ‘single developer'.

  2. Accept the terms and conditions and privacy notice, and click Continue.

    • If you are a ‘single developer', KWS takes you directly to the product creation screen where you can create your first product.

    • If you are a ‘team within a company', KWS prompts you to add your company and team information, as described in the following steps.

  3. Enter your company name and address and click Continue:

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  4. Next, you can optionally invite colleagues to join your team.

    NOTE: You do not have to do this now. You can invite colleagues to join your team at any time in the Organization tab.

    For each colleague, enter their email address and their role in your KWS team: Administrator or Developer.

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    NOTE: Administrators have the following extra permissions. They can:

    • Update their organization's settings

    • Invite colleagues to join the organization

    • View team members and invitees

    • Cancel and resend invites

    • Create products

    • Set up the Parent Verification (PV) service on a product

  5. Click Invite. KWS sends an invitation/sign-up email to each address:

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    After your colleague signs up, KWS directs them to the Developer Portal's Dashboard, where they can view all the products in your KWS organization.

  6. After you leave the Invite team members screen, KWS prompts you to create your first product.

Create your first product

  1. Enter your product name and click Create product:

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    The Dashboard opens, showing your new product:

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  2. Click on the product to set up the PV service on the product, or you can create additional products.

Create additional products

  1. In the Dashboard tab, click the Add product button in the top right corner:

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  2. Enter the Product name for your additional product and click Add product:

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    The Dashboard displays the new product:

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    The next step is to set up the PV service on your product.

Delete a product

To delete a product from KWS, contact us to request the deletion.