Fortnite fans now have a chance to be a part of the game by participating in a ‘Fortnite Spray Contest’. Today, Epic games announced an art contest for people to design and create spray art inspired by Shadow and Ghost factions in Fortnite Chapter 2 season 2. The winner of the contest will earn the opportunity to ‘immortalize’ their art in Fortnite.
Unleash the artist inside you!
Participate in our #FortniteSprayContest for a chance to have your art immortalized in Fortnite!
— Fortnite News (@FortniteINTEL) April 28, 2020
As per the official announcement, the world wide contest open from 27th April at 10 a.m. Eastern Time till 3rd May at 9:59 a.m. Eastern Time. Only submissions made in this timeframe will be considered. To enter the competition, participants must be 13 years and above and valid ‘Entrants’ under Fortnite End User License Agreement. Participants below 13 years can enter the contest with parent’s or legal guardians’s permission.
Entries can be submitted online only via Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtag #FortniteSprayContest. Participating artists are instructed to submit creative and original artwork of any form in .jpeg or .png format. Uploaded submissions must be public for viewing and accessibility via search till the contest is open.
All Submissions must be original and must consist of color drawings, 3D models, sculptures, cosplays, or anything visual. Submissions must be submitted in .jpeg or .png format.
You can read the eligibility and submission criteria in detail here.
Spray Art Contest Prize
The prize for the winner will be to convert his or her original design into an in-game spray art. Epic Games has made it very clear that the winning entrant will not be entitled to any cash or sponsor prize.
Contest prize has no approximate retail value. No substitution, transfer, or cash redemption of prize, or cash for any portion of prize not used, provided however that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value, should the advertised prize become unavailable for any reason. If Winning Entrant does not want a portion of the prize, that portion is forfeited. All additional costs, including taxes, are the sole responsibility of Winning Entrant.
This new contest is one of many attempts by developers to involve people to be part of the game. The famous Fortnite dances are original moves created by people. Epic has the history of honoring originality, therefore, interested individuals can let their creative juices flow to earn a chance to be part of something epic, Fortnite.