Unreal Engine 5 - Create Zombie Survivor FPS Game

person icon Ivan Yosifov

Unreal Engine 5 - Create Zombie Survivor FPS Game

Learn how to create a Zombie Survival FPS game prototype from scratch using Unreal Engine 5.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Ivan Yosifov

architecture icon 3D Game Development,Unreal Engine,Unreal Engine Blueprints,Game Design,Game Development


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Course Description

Ready to create your first Zombie Survival Game in Unreal Engine?

*This course won't cover all the basics of Unreal Engine 5 and prior experience with the Engine is required.
However I'm going to cover some of the basics of Unreal Engine 5 but not all of them.

This course will teach you how to make a Zombie Survivor FPS Game.
We will go step by step setting up our First Person Character, Weapons, Animations, Effects and more from scratch.
After we've done that, we will move on creating the Zombies AI and the gameplay mechanics.

In this course, you will:

  • Make a complete Zombie Survival FPS game.

  • Create a playable FPS character from scratch with animations, weapons and effects.

  • Create Zombie AI that will chase you and make damage to your player.

  • We will create all the gameplay mechanics including - HUD, Damage, Character Health, Automatic Fire, Ammo Packs, Health Pickups and a lot more.

  • In this course we will use the Matrix Demo scene as environment for us. However you can use whatever environment you want - Free or Paid from the Unreal Marketplace.

  • Create game modes with a complete game scenario.

  • All the necessary materials are included in this course. You won't need to do any modeling, animation or anything else.
    You will be using all the assets from this course.

We're going to dive straight in, starting a game from scratch and building the FPS Zombie Survivor. It's going to be an incredibly fun journey, and at the end of it, you'll have the knowledge needed to create amazing FPS Zombie Survivor in Unreal Engine 5.

Let's start making a video game!


What will you learn in this course:

  • Learn to program using Blueprints, without needing to write code.

  • Setup an FPS human-controlled character from scratch.

  • Connect and animate FPS Character weapons using our own custom animations.

  • Create logics using Blueprints system.

  • Create Zombie AI

  • Make a complete game by the end of this course.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • No programming experience necessary.

  • You'll need a PC or Mac capable of running Unreal Engine.

  • About 15GB of free disc space.

  • At least 8GB of RAM is recommended.

  • Basic Unreal Engine 5 skills.

Unreal Engine 5 - Create Zombie Survivor FPS Game


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

1 Lectures
  • play icon Course Introduction 01:25 01:25
Introduction and Setup
8 Lectures
Character Movement and Animations
8 Lectures
Weapon Setup
11 Lectures
Create AI Zombies
10 Lectures
Ammo, Health Pickups and Overall Combat Improvement
12 Lectures
Game Mode Improvements
9 Lectures
Additional Chapter
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Ivan Yosifov

Ivan Yosifov

Hello Everyone!

I'm Creating online courses in the field of 3D/Animation and Game Art.
Currently Co-Founder and Art Director of Seven Bulls Games.
Studio that is focused on developing AAA mobile shooter games - Counter Attack available on Google & Apple Store.
With more than 12 years of experience in the mobile game development industry.
Feel free to contact me with any questions or suggestions!

Follow and subscribe to my social media where i publish a lot of free tutorials and content.
Youtube: https://youtube.com/c/cgDealers/
Artstation: https://www.artstation.com/coldwave

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