Creators can design and publish their own LEGO islands in Fortnite.

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March 21, 2024

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The LEGO Islands in Fortnite.
The LEGO Islands in Fortnite. LEGO

The LEGO Group and Epic Games have announced Fortnite creators around the world will now be able to design and build their own LEGO Islands within Fortnite, using LEGO elements. This will bring the LEGO System in Play and its endless creative possibilities to life in a digital setting. 

Live onstage at the 2024 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the two companies revealed LEGO elements, LEGO Styles and other LEGO brand assets are now available in Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN) and Fortnite Creative – enabling creators to publish their own LEGO Islands for players of all ages. 

There are four templates available to get anyone started, building a range of experiences for LEGO fans within Fortnite, that they can enjoy solo or with friends. All published LEGO Islands must have an ESRB rating of E10+ to be accessible to players in the U.S., and a PEGI rating of 7 to be accessible to players in most of Europe. All LEGO Islands utilize Epic Games’ parental controls and safety features. 

Fortnite creators who choose to publish their own LEGO Islands and are part of the Fortnite Island Creator Program can be eligible for payouts from their creations. 

This is the latest to come from the long-term partnership between Epic Games and The LEGO Group, which kicked off in December with the launch of survival crafting adventure, LEGO Fortnite. Since then, The LEGO Group has built and published several family-friendly LEGO Islands in Fortnite using UEFN for players to continue their LEGO gaming journey – of which three more LEGO Islands were announced on stage at GDC: 

  • LEGO Prop Hunt – Builds on popular ‘Prop Hunt’ mechanics to create zany LEGO fun within the expanse of a wacky shopping mall 

  • LEGO Battle Arena – Allows gamers to become the next Spinjitzu master, enrolling in training at the LEGO NINJAGO Dojo with Lloyd and the Masters of Spinjitzu, to compete against other trainees and hone skills  

  • LEGO Cat Island Adventure – Playful game about meeting and nurturing a relationship with a friendly cat on an island 

“Today’s announcement is a hugely important step in us democratizing creativity and putting the power of the LEGO brand into creators’ hands like never before,” says Kari Vinther Nielsen, head of play and creator growth, LEGO GAME. “We want kids and families to be able to enjoy a whole host of fun and engaging play experiences within Fortnite, and the potential this news offers for creators is incredibly exciting. We can’t wait to see what everyone builds and how much the community enjoys the creations.” 

There’s more to come as the LEGO Group will unveil several more LEGO-themed experiences inside Fortnite throughout this year and beyond. 

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