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Marketplace assets with CryEngine

Hi, I've bought several assets from the Unreal Marketplace. Am I allowed to export them and use them in CryEngine for commercial use without paying the 5%royalty to Epic?

I've read opposite answers about that, this one says that it is allowed: https://forums.unrealengine.com/unreal-engine/marketplace/55463-commercial-use-of-marketplace-assets-in-other-engines

And this one says that it is allowed but the royalty is still applicable: https://answers.unrealengine.com/questions/198708/may-i-use-paid-marketplace-content-in-other-engine.html

Can I have a official answer? Thank you

Product Version: UE 4.18
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asked Feb 23 '18 at 11:50 AM in Legal & Licensing

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The correct answer is that yes you can use most of the content in another engine, but the royalty still applies. When I say most, some assets are marked for use with UE4 only. Largely that's the Learning tab assets; I don't think it applies to any paid Marketplace content.

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answered Feb 23 '18 at 02:46 PM

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avatar image a.guzzo Feb 23 '18 at 02:51 PM

So you mean that people have to pay 5% to Epic even if they use only third parties assets from the UE4 Marketplace?

avatar image atypic STAFF Feb 23 '18 at 02:53 PM

That is what I mean. It's because the EULA applies a royalty to any use of the Licensed Technology, no matter how small, and Licensed Technology includes (Assets, i.e. Marketplace assets).

avatar image a.guzzo Feb 23 '18 at 03:02 PM

You have been clear thank you, but sorry for bothering again. Why then the Marketplace Content Curator "Jon Jones" says this?: "The 5% royalty rate applies only to Epic content." Here is the link:https://forums.unrealengine.com/unreal-engine/marketplace/55463-commercial-use-of-marketplace-assets-in-other-engines

avatar image atypic STAFF Feb 23 '18 at 03:03 PM

I guess the reason is that he did not consult with Legal before posting that.

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