Epic Games has released a blog post and announced that it’s Epic MegaGrants program surpassed $60 million in financial support for nearly 1,000 game developers, enterprise professionals, students, educators and tool developers that work with Epic’s Unreal Engine.
Epic MegaGrants was first launched in 2019 and the tech giant surpassed $13 million in financial support for 200 developers in December 2019. In July 2020, the funding rose to $42 million for over 600 Unreal Engine creators and the company just announced that the program has now surpassed $60 million in total financial support for nearly 1,000 Unreal Engine creators around the world.
”We are pleased to share that Epic MegaGrants has surpassed $60M in total financial support, accelerating the work of nearly 1,000 talented teams and individuals across the planet.” said Brian Sharon, Epic Games’ PR Manager. ”First launched in 2019, Epic MegaGrants is a $100 million program that continues Epic Games’ long-standing commitment to the success of all creators, and is designed to service and assist game developers, enterprise professionals, media and entertainment creators, students, educators, and tool developers doing outstanding work with Unreal Engine or enhancing open-source capabilities for the 3D graphics community.”
You can click here to take a look at the full list of Epic MegaGrant recipients.