Announcing a new Unreal Challenge: Creep It Real

It’s about to get creepy with an all-new Unreal Challenge! In May, we hosted our first-ever Unreal Challenge, and the community did not disappoint—we received more than 450 fantastic entries to Unreal Challenge: Better Light Than Never.

We’re pleased to announce that we’re doing it again with the all-new Unreal Challenge: Creep It Real.
For this challenge, we encourage you to create a short video showcasing your world-building abilities, including level design and environment design, pulling inspiration or guidance from the Creep It Real theme. Build up a scene, leveraging available Marketplace products, KitBash3D's provided content, or anything else you've stashed away in your Vault, then concoct a creation that would make even Dr. Frankenstein envious!

Ready to create something new? Learn about the challenge below.

The challenge

Starting now, you have four weeks to create a video entry inspired by the theme, Creep It Real, which must be submitted by October 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT. The Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000 cash plus prizes from KitBash3D, Sketchfab, ArtStation and fancy swag; first- and second-place runner ups will also receive prizes.

Like the previous challenge, we’re splitting up the event into two groups: the Unreal Challenge will award individuals overall, and specifically recognize outstanding students or new developers.

To qualify as a student, you would need to be enrolled in higher education, in a full-time or part-time course.

Rules and submissions

To enter the competition, create a video that highlights the challenge theme, Creep It Real. Here’s how to submit:
  • Create a video using Unreal Engine, without any additional software or post-production tools. You may use premade assets, but be sure to credit the sources of these assets.
  • The video must be between 10 and 60 seconds long, with a minimum resolution of 1920 x 1080.
  • Post your video in the Unreal Challenge: Creep It Real forum category by October 29, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT.
Please read the Official Rules for all the details including a complete list of submission guidelines, steps of winner selection, and more.

The rules for this challenge are also available in Arabic, ChineseFrench, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish (EU) (LATAM), and Turkish.

    Ready to take the challenge?

    Check out details of the Creep It Real challenge on the Unreal Engine forum.