Valve announces a $1 million ‘CS:GO’ art contest

by Emma

Is on the lookout for new weapon skins, hoping to entice creators to submit designs. The company will select 10 original, dream-themed looks. The creators of the winning designs will each receive $100,000, and the skins will be added to the game.

You can send in as many designs as you like and create them either solo or part of a team. You can also have multiple winning skins.

Valve announces a  million ‘CS:GO’ art contest

Artists will still own the rights to their creations — sending in an entry gives Valve a non-exclusive license to use it. You’ll have until October 21st to submit your designs to the CS: GO Workshop. You’ll need to use a Steam account that’s in good standing (i.e., it hasn’t been limited in any way), which has made at least $5 of Steam purchases. Valve will contact the winners by November 21st.

This is a neat contest with potentially life-changing prizes. The Steam Workshop has been around for a decade. It lets players upload mods, maps, and items for various games — including weapon skins for CS: GO.

“Over five million content creators have submitted and published over 20 million new items for a variety of games on Steam, making them available for purchase to millions of gamers around the world,” Valve said. “And, as everyone who plays these games knows — including CS players — many of the most iconic in-game items, maps, and more have been authored by members of the community. The Dreams & Nightmares Content Contest is designed to help further support this community.”

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