Q. What is the Competition Series?
A. The is a series of creator competitions to reward creators that are building the very best games, worlds, and mechanics in Horizon Worlds
Q. What are the prizes?
A. 1st place: $20,000
2nd place: $15,000
3rd place: $10,000
Up to 16 Special Awards (up to 2 winners per category): $5,000 each
Up to 10 honorable mentions: $2,500 each
Total Prizes: $150,000
Q. May I work with a partner or team?
A. You have the option to collaborate with up to 9 other people (for a team size of 10), on as many separate entries as you want, but we are only allowing one submission per creator; in other words, you can only submit one entry yourself. Prizes will be paid out to the creator that submitted via the form, to distribute to collaborators at their discretion.
Q What are the important dates to keep in mind?
A. Start Date: Jun 23, 2022
End Date: Aug 31, 2022
Judging takes place: Week of Sept 12
Winners announced: Week of Sept 26
Q. Where can I go if I have questions about creating a mechanic for this challenge?
Additionally, we have built the Creator Competitions Hub with all of the details of the competition and as a space to meetup with collaborators and/or other participants in the competition.
Q. How will the #POPMJam winners be determined?
A. Entries will be evaluated based on the criteria listed in the Official Rules (Design & Functionality, New & Innovative, Social, Replayability, as well as additional special awards categories) by a panel of experts from the Horizon team.
Q. Who will be the judges for this competition?
A. Several of the Horizon Worlds team members will be reviewing all entries.