SURREAL Events Awarded Epic MegaGrant to Bring the Future of Fan Experiences to Life in Unreal Engine

SURREAL Events is thrilled to announce they are the most recent recipient of the esteemed Epic MegaGrant. Awarded by Epic Games, this substantial grant will enable SURREAL to enter into its next development phase—curated and personalized watch-party events in a shared stream that connects fans to unique “second screen” experiences.

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Conceived for sporting events and live music, this next phase will drive a more stable foundation for scaling within various multiplayer environments, from venues, stadiums, showrooms, tradeshows and retail environments. Furthermore, at the conclusion of this development cycle, SURREAL will be better positioned to help organizations, developers and brands rapidly prototype unique multiplayer experiences—while becoming the ultimate testing environment for Unreal Engine.

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“Our collaboration with Epic Games will make the power of the Unreal Engine more accessible to sports, media and entertainment providers—and more importantly, their fans,” said Josh Rush, Co-Founder and CEO of SURREAL. “SURREAL is amplifying this expansion by enabling brands, sports teams and event promoters to prototype their own multiplayer experiences, environments and digital twins. And we’re just getting started.”