Support-A-Creator allows the creators to obtain money by making content for Fortnite, Rocket League and all the games in the Epic Games Store. Epic trusts that the creators are an important part of building communities around amazing games. They recognize how important creators of all kinds have been to their success, so they built this program to share in that success. Apparently, they are looking for the Creators that focus on the quality of the moments they create and share, the communities they make and the love they have for the games they play.
How To Get Support A Creator Code
Since November 30, a revamped application page is going to be available here where the Creators are able to apply for program membership. For those who has previously submitted a Support-A-Creator application will need to re-apply on this date. For note: The Creators who previously violated the Affiliate Agreement for Support-A-Creator program, that includes violations of the Support-A-Creator Code of Conduct, and were deleted from the program cannot reapply or be reinstated.
To be eligible for the new SAC system, you will need at least one social media account with over 1000 followers. These are the accepted platforms:
When your application is approved, then your Creator Code is going to be generated based on your current Epic Games display name automatically. If your display name contains any special characters other than an underscore (_), dash (-) or dot (.), they are going to remove them (this is to ensure it is typeable and unique). In several cases, they may need to add assigned numbers randomly to the end of your new Creator Code. For note: If you do not want a Creator Code based on your current Epic Games display name, you are able to change your Epic Games display name to something which will work better for you as a Creator Code before you apply.
After your Creator Code has been generated, you are only able to change it once during any 12-month period. To request a change of your Creator code, you have to contact Player Support by clicking at contact us button which is located at the bottom of this page. Remember that you will need to give three possible options for your new Creator Code, ranked in order of preference.
The Player Support are going to accommodate your first preference, subject to availability. If Player Support cannot match your new Creator Code with any of your three choice, then Player Support is going to contact you and request that you submit three additional choice for consideration and review. The sample Creator Code preference such as Keat66, Keaton95 and DLKeat8.
Migrate To Support-A-Creator 2.0
Current Support-A-Creator members are going to need to migrate their accounts to Support-A-Creator 2.0. The Creators are going to get a notification within the portal or via email once it is time to start the process of migration. After that, the Creators have to review the new Support-A-Creator Creator Agreement and give updated tax, social media, and payment information. For those Creators who do not want to upgrade to Support-A-Creator 2.0 version, there is going to be a separate process to get a final payout and then leave the program.
How Do Support-A-Creator Members Earn Money?
For Fortnite, accepted Creators are going to obtain 5% of the value of in-game purchases made by using their Creator Code. This applies to obtained V-Bucks, purchased V-Bucks and most real-money offers. The players declare their support for a Fortnite Creator in-game by submitting the Creator’s code via the Support-A-Creator button.
For Epic Games Store games, the Creators are able to share referral links on their channels or promote their Creator Code to their supporters, to obtain credit for sales of those games. Of course, each game has a different revenue share for attributed sales set by the Developer, however all games have a minimum rate of 5 percent.
For Rocket League, accepted Creators are going to obtain 5% of Credits spent in-game while using their Creator Code. This applies to Credits used in the Blueprint building, Item Shop, and Rocket Pass Premium upgrades. The players declare their support for a Rocket League Creator in-game by submitting the Creator’s code in the Item Shop.
Regardless of the game, the players are able to select to support a different Creator at any time. When selected, that Creator Code is going to be set for 14 days, unless another Creator Code is entered. After 14 consecutive days, the previously-selected Creator Code will expire, at which point the players are able to choose the same Creator Code another 14-day period, or select a new one.
Who Is Eligible To Participate In Support-A-Creator Program?
The Creators including active video makers, artists, cosplayers, streamers, storytellers, musicians, and community builders who meet the criteria below are eligible to participate in Support-A-Creator Program:
- The Creators are at least 13 years old, or at least 14 years old if you are a resident of South Korea.
- The Creators have 1,000+ followers on at least one of the eligible social platforms:
YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, Instagram, or VKontakte.
- The Creators are able to accept the Creator Agreement.
- The Creators are able of abiding by their Creator Content Guidelines.
- The Creators are able of receiving payment by using their designated payment platform, Hyperwallet.
For note: The social media follower requirement does not apply to Epic that approved Fortnite Creative Island Builders.
Who Is Not Eligible To Participate In Support-A-Creator Program?
You have to know that the Support-A-Creator program is not open to individuals or entities who do not meet the eligibility requirements listed above. Also, the program is not open to individuals or entities in China or wherever prohibited by applicable law or in any country disallowed by United State law. This includes, however is not limited to, individuals or entities in the Crimea region, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Iraq, Cuba, Eritrea, Lebanon, Myanmar, North Korea, Syria, Somalia, and Sudan.