Unreal Dev Grants Awarded to UT Contributors

By Flak

Epic Games Awards Unreal Dev Grants to Unreal Tournament Contributors

Epic Games has announced the latest round of Unreal Dev Grants, awarded to recipients for their contributions to Unreal Tournament. Five Unreal Tournament map creators received a combined total of $25,000 for their stunning maps, which are available from the Unreal Tournament Marketplace in the just-released update of the game.

Epic Games Senior Level Designer, Sidney Rauchberger, worked directly with the community level designers to help make their maps game ready. “We’re thrilled to support UT’s content creators and modders in any way we can, and we encourage the community to continue building and shaping the game by submitting their contributions to the Unreal Tournament forums for feedback and tips directly from the development team.” Sidney said. 

Here are the latest round of Unreal Dev Grants recipients being awarded for their Unreal Tournament contributions and their level designs!


Map Name: CTF-Polaris
Author: Payback

Description: Liandri's deep space mining exploration station Polaris is an ideal location for high level capture the flag tournaments.


Map Name: DM-Salt
Author: Nato_ChrisJM

​Description: This monastery/fortress was once home to an ancient order of monks dedicated to contemplating the afterlife. Liandri acquired the site via their ‘Heritage Program’ under the express understanding that they continued the orders work; unfortunately for the monks nobody specified how.


Map Name: DM-Batrankus
Author: G.Lecter

​Description: Once main hub of an ancient water distribution system, this site is now completely adapted for the Tournament.


Map Name: DM-Backspace
Author: Scinbed

​Description: The ancient winds that permeate this bloodthirsty conclave are said to echo the calls of the old protectors, summoning exiled warriors from afar to prove their worth in trials of combat.


Map Name: DM-Unsaved
Author: Heresiarch

​Description: Constructed to exploit a large deposit of Tarydium in the core of a small moon, this remote satellite mining facility is one of the newer Tournament Arenas offered by LMC. Due to the presence of the three X29 fusion devices, the moon has now been displaced into a decaying orbit. This has led its former crew to designate the facility … Unsaved

The grants were announced on the Unreal Engine Live stream with Sr. Community Manager Chance Ivey. You can check out the archive below. 

You can find images of each of the maps here. Download Unreal Tournament for free at