There are more than a few ways to play Fourteen days. Regular games, limited-time game modes, and creative maps keep players entertained Fourteen days.
Although you can easily play with your friends by inviting them to your team, if you have more than three friends you may need to find another method. A custom match in Fourteen days makes it easy to join a lobby full of friends, enter tournaments, or host one yourself.
If you want to create a custom game in Fourteen days, you will need to sign up for Epic’s Support-a-Creator (SAC) and associate a SAC code with your account.
Custom matchmaking looks like a fun feature for gamers with dozens of friends, but it was actually designed with content creators in mind. It allows them to get together with their audience and organize internal tournaments.
Players who meet the criteria below are eligible to enroll in Epic’s Creator SAC program via its official website.
You need to:
- Be at least 13 years old or at least 14 years old if you are a South Korean resident.
- Have more than 1,000 followers on at least one of the following eligible social platforms:
- YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or VK
- Be able to accept the Creator Agreement (either on behalf of yourself, your child, or the entity you represent)
- Be able to stick to Epic’s Content Guidelines for Creators
- Must be able to receive payments through Epic’s intended payment platform (Hyperwallet).
How to create a custom match
Once you’ve secured your follower code, you can follow these steps to create a custom match in Fourteen days.
- Start Fourteen days and go to the main lobby
- Click on the “Change” button located just above “Play”.
- Look for Custom Options on the right side of your screen
- After clicking Custom Options you will need to enter your custom matchmaking jey
- Don’t use personal passwords or valuable information because you need to share this key with other players in order for them to join your game
- After entering your key, click Accept and also select Accept on the game mode selection screen
- Once you start, you can use your code to see how many players are queuing
If the lobby is full, you can start the game as a host. However, the lobby you create with your code is region-specific, and you should also let participating players know which server you’re queuing on. If you created your lobby on the European server, players using your code on the NA servers would not be able to join your game.
What to do in custom games
Provided you have enough players, the possibilities in custom games are endless. The feature is mainly used by competitive players and content creators.
Competitive players usually gather in custom matches to compete and test their skills against some of the region’s best players. Content creators use the feature to spend more time with their fans and shoot videos in the form of tournaments or special lobbies.
Which game mode you choose to play in your custom match is a matter of personal preference. If you want to organize a tournament, you can use Online organizer tools so that everything runs smoothly.