Make Just Cause 3's Launch Trailer and You Could Win a Gaming PC

Square Enix offering prize package worth $5000 for user-created trailer.


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Just Cause 3 developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Square Enix are giving fans an opportunity to win a prize package worth $5000 by creating a "1-2 minute trailer that captures all the action, energy, and atmosphere" of the upcoming open-world action game.

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The trailer will be judged based on three categories: Best Action, Best Use of Audio, and Best Humor. From these three categories, an overall winner will be chosen. On top of winning the prize, this person's creation will be used as the official Just Cause 3 launch trailer.

Entrants can use footage from the online Creative Kit provided by Avalanche, or can shoot their own bespoke footage. Licensed music from Razihel is also available to use. For those that don't have audio editing software, Cakewalk’s Sonar is available to download for free from Steam.

The prize package includes a gaming PC featuring a 6th generation Intel Core processor, Neat Microphones, KRK Monitors, speakers, headphones, and more.

You can find out more, or submit your entry here. The deadline is November 12 at 23:59 GMT. Here's an image of the prize package along with details on the prizes for each category.

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Overall Winner

  • Opportunity to have the winning trailer submission to be used as the official Just Cause 3 trailer (priceless!)
  • KRK - RPG6 studio reference speakers
  • Tascam - 2x2 Audio Interface
  • Epiphone Les Paul Custom Pro Guitar
  • SONAR Steam Edition Platinum
  • Top spec PC-rig, including latest 6th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor (also known as Skylake) and UHD monitor
  • Collector’s Edition of Just Cause 3
  • NEAT microphone

Best Use of Audio, Action, Humor

  • Top spec PC-rig, including latest 6th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor (also known as Skylake) and UHD monitor
  • Collector’s Edition of Just Cause 3
  • NEAT microphone
  • SONAR Steam Edition Professional

The competition is restricted to people in Australia (excluding Tasmania), Austria, Belgium, Canada (excluding Quebec), Chile, Denmark, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Portugal, and Brazil.

Square Enix has confirmed the Just Cause 3 release date as December 1 across PC and console. A downloadable content expansion pass for the game has been announced. Steam has listied the "Air, Land, and Sea Expansion Pass," for $25.

Although Square Enix is yet to confirm the contents, the listing suggests it will feature three DLC packs (presumably themed around air, land, and sea), along with "exclusive" Flame Wingsuit and Parachute Skins. The three expansions will add new missions, weapons, gadgets, vehicles, and enemies.

Release dates for the Just Cause 3's Air, Land, and Sea expansions were not announced.

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