Epic Games Reveals Free, Crowdsourced Unreal Tournament

Epic Games has announced today a new Unreal Tournament, the game will be co-develop with the Unreal Engine 4 development community, it will be available for PC, Mac, and Linux. This Unreal Tournament will be a free game — “not free to play, just free.” All fans need is an Unreal Engine 4 subscription can participate in the crowdsourced development the next Unreal Tournament, with fan-created mods playing an integral role in its life post-launch. Epic intends to create a marketplace where creators can give away or sell their custom content. Epic’s cut from those sales is what will pay for the game.

“We see this as an ongoing project with no end date,” “Unreal Tournament will be the base both for the continued evolution of the competitive FPS, and as a great way to enable aspiring developers to realize their visions for this kind of game.”   project lead Steve Polge told IGN. Unreal Tournament won’t be available for some time, but as soon as there’s a playable alpha, Epic will launch it so anyone can play. Fans can also contribute feedback in Epic’s forums if they aren’t development-minded. Source IGN 

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