Established at Indie Cup in 2017, the Unreal Engine Award recognizes outstanding indie game projects built with Unreal Engine.
Games submitted for this category are judged by an independent jury panel, which icnludes members of the Unreal Engine team and expert Unreal Engine developers.
Talented teams and individuals also get a chance to receive the special Spotlight Award.
Recipient of the Award is hand-picked by members of the Unreal Engine team. It is always different from the Unreal Engine Award winner.
Winners in both categories receive powerful RTX 30-series graphic cards from our partners at Unreal Engine. Voting results in both categories are announced at the end of the season.
Unreal Engine is welcoming to beginners, with visual scripting that requires no coding experience. Plus, Unreal Online Learning is free!
From action adventures to whimsical narratives, whether photoreal or stylized, your creativity with Unreal Engine is limitless.
Tap into an expansive library of free, high-quality content from Epic to stand up your game and find the fun quickly.
Get your game even closer to the finish line with help from the creator community, whether you need content, Blueprints, or code plugins.
Get up and running with the basics of the Unreal Editor
Learn how to get started with Unreal Engine 4 as a content creator
Create your first code project and add a new C++ class
Covers the most commonly used terms when working with Unreal Engine
Translate your Unity knowledge into UE4 so you can get up to speed quickly
An overview of the different types of Editors contained within Unreal Engine
Jump into the bleeding edge of game development with Unreal Engine 5, the world’s most advanced toolset for building 3D content.
Explore new features and workflows. Enjoy a redesigned Unreal Editor, better performance, improved real-time rendering, new open world toolset, and much more. Experience major new features like Lumen and Nanite.
To get started, download one of two sample projects via the button below. You will need to have the Epic Games launcher installed on your PC.
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Epic Games has commited $100 million to support developers, artists and other creators building Unreal Engine experiences.
If you are working on an Unreal Engine game or if you want to transition your project to Unreal Engine, Epic MegaGrants gives you an opportunity to earn a financial grant to ensure your success.
Grants range from $5,000 to $500,000. You can request the amount of funding that your project needs and decide yourself how that money will be spent. If your game is selected to receive an Epic MegaGrant, you will be continue to own the project’s IP and distribution rights.
Interested in applying for an Epic MegaGrant? You can fill out the application form by clicking the button below.Submit your application
Story-driven adventure set in the world of ancient Slavic and Icelandic mythology.
Funding received in 2020.
Captivating adventure about found families and friendship.
Funding received in 2021.
Series of in-depth World War II strategy games.
Funding received in 2022.