It's happening, actual games are being made in Fortnite

Game made in Unreal Fortnite Editor; a buggy on the moon
(Image credit: HaZimation)

New game Moontopia has been made by filmmakers and VFX experts using Fortnite as a developer platform. It's proof Epic Games is reshaping who can make games, and I love it. In fact, how games are being made is changing and it's getting very exciting.

Moontopia is a shooter built using Unreal Fortnite Editor (UEFN), and is available right now for Fortnite players. This is one of the more interesting new games released this year simply because it's making use of a new game developer platform open to, well… everyone. Epic Games wants Fortnite and UEFN to become a gateway for creator-driven games, and Moontopia shows this is now a reality.

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.