Unreal Editor for Fortnite Allows Players to Make and Publish Their Own Games in Fortnite

Fortnite now allows PC players to build and publish their own games directly inside Fortnite through new Unreal tools.

Epic Games has released Unreal Editor for Fortnite. Alongside the release of the software, Epic has also released a short trailer to hype up the launch. Check it out below.

Unreal Editor for Fortnite is essentially a way for players to develop their own video games and experiences that can then be published directly into Fortnite. The software works alongside Fortnite‘s Creative toolset, and allows for entire teams to work together on their own test islands in real-time.

Alongside the launch of Unreal Editor for Fortnite, Epic is also allowing players to try out a few games available in Fortnite to see what the software is capable of. This includes Deserted: Domination, Forest Guardian, and The Space Inside, all of which are features in the trailer below.

The release of Unreal Editor for Fortnite is also seeing the launch of creator Economy 2.0, using which Epic hopes to pay publishers eligible island, with payouts featuring 40% of the net revenue from Fortnite‘s item shop.

Unreal Editor for Fortnite is only available on PC, and Epic has stated that the software will grow to eventually feature more tools from Unreal Engine 5 in the future.