Everything You Need to Know About Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN)

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Why UEFN Is So Cool

Game developers used to need an entire team of people to prototype a game and get it published to various platforms. Now, it can be done by smaller teams — or even individual people! All that frustration and money can be put back towards the artistry and joy of creating the game.

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Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN) has stolen the show in game development and distribution, with its vibrant landscapes and thrilling gameplay, offering up immersive gaming experiences on a global scale.

UEFN has an impressive suite of tools and features that make it much easier for creators to participate in the vibrant Fortnite ecosystem. From building expansive terrains to coming up with specific gameplay mechanics, Epic Games provides creators with a way to get started on the path of making revenue from their creations. 

Streamlining the Process

One of the biggest advantages of UEFN is its ability to streamline the game development process. It has a user-friendly interface and variety of features that help developers with a faster and more seamless buildout. 

UEFN also offers built-in publishing and distribution capabilities, linked to Fortnite's massive user base of over 400 million players worldwide. The access to such a wide audience provides developers with a great opportunity to showcase their work and engage with players on a large scale.

Cool Collaborations 

Disney’s recent investment of 1.5 billion dollars into Fortnite, Sony’s previous billion dollar commitment, and the collaboration with LEGO, are good examples of the crossover appeal. 

Epic Games long-term partnership with The LEGO group that kicked off with the launch of a survival crafting adventure game has now led to even more unique experiences. Following the GDC (Game Developers Conference), the LEGO group and Epic Games announced that Fornite creators will now have the ability to create and publish their own LEGO islands for players of all ages to enjoy.

Even celebrities like Snoop Dogg recognize the potential of UEFN, venturing into game development powered by Unreal Engine. 

For wider audiences, events like Unreal Fest spotlight UEFN's success stories and offer insights into the future of game development. 

CG Pro's UEFN Course

If UEFN has caught your eye, now’s your chance to dive in! CG Pro's upcoming course, "Unreal Editor for Fortnite 101" will offer over 60 hours of live online training, covering everything from Fortnite basics to advanced game development techniques with Verse, the programming language set to become the primary one for Unreal Engine 6. 

You’ll be taught by industry professionals actively working as artists and programmers, so you'll receive the most relevant and up-to-date training available, live online. Post course sessions, you’ll also get on-demand access to course recordings and slide downloads, so you can learn at your own pace and revisit the material whenever you need.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned game developer or just starting out, this course is designed to help you master UEFN. 

What Do I Do After the Class?

The course is intended to lead you from your initial idea, through the marketing & branding phase, and into final publishing. 

We will be bringing in guests like Haz Dulull to talk about his successful Moontopia game, as well as senior marketer Lauren Kozak to talk about branding and marketing techniques.  

Don’t miss out! UEFN is taking game development to new heights. So start your journey with UEFN and see the endless potential of game development.