Fortnite Players Allowed To Remake Original Map With Creative 2.0, Epic Says

However, money can't be made off these imitations.


Nostalgia is a heck of a drug, so it's unsurprising Fortnite players are remaking the original map for the battle royale game. Usually that's a no-no since the recreation is technically utilizing a company's intellectual property with the Unreal Editor for Fortnite add-on. Having said that, developer Epic has now updated its terms to allow these imitations of the very first island.

The Fortnite team wrote up a blog post giving its blessing to creators and their work remaking the battle royale game's original map. The one stipulation is they won't receive money for these designs.

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"...We are as excited as you to relive the experiences we shared in the original Fortnite Battle Royale Chapter 1 map, and so we are granting a special and specific exception to allow creators to publish their own remakes of the Chapter 1 maps (and only the Chapter 1 maps)," the Fortnite team wrote. "Like maps built using the 'Battle Royale Island' starter island, islands recreating Chapter 1 maps will remain ineligible for monetization."

A studio called Atlas Creative is already behind a remake of the Fortnite Chapter 1 map with the recent launch of Creative 2.0. That means you can go back to fan-favorite locations like Tilted Towers and Greasy Grove.

Unreal Editor for Fortnite just arrived earlier this week as a PC-only add-on for the battle royale game. To learn more, here's everything you need to know about Fortnite Creative 2.0.

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