Play games, win prizes!

Shot through the heart, and you're... the winner!? Introducing Core's latest player competition, the Cupid's Cup! Play in two of Core's fan-favorite games, lovingly adorned for the occasion, while you compete for the top of the leaderboards and a slice of the $6000 prize pool. The Cupid's Cup Tournament runs from noon (Pacific) on Thursday, February 18 to noon (Pacific) on Thursday, February 25. Enter and play for free now!

Grand Kingdom Skirmish

By threeguysgamestudio

Test your mettle in a 5 versus 5, adrenaline-fueled skirmish, where the last team standing will be crowned victorious!

Core Gun Range

By Manticore Games

Put your skills to the ultimate test with a variety of speed-running challenges that will push your reflexes to their limits! Also, there may or may not be a chocolate fountain.

Ready to get started? Play either (or both) of the Cupid's Cup games to get started. If you're looking for tips, check out the Core Community Player Discord to brag, discuss strategy, and share your favorite moments.

Tournament Details

Tournament Rules

In this 7-day contest, all winners will take home winnings if they place from 1st through 15th place in one of the two games listed: Grand Kingdom Skirmish or Core Gun Range. This contest runs from noon (Pacific) on Thursday, February 18 to noon (Pacific) on Thursday, February 25.

Winners will be determined by the eligible participants in the top fifteen places of the leaderboard for each Game at the end of the Contest Period. This Tournament is subject to the Core Contests Official Rules.


Place in the Top 15 leaderboard of any of the 2 qualifying games. In addition, you can also win in multiple games (eg: placing 3rd in Skirmish and 8th in Gun Range will stack winnings). The contest leaderboards will start recording at noon on February 18 and will be captured for final scoring at noon on February 25 — with an exciting final hour stream hosted on our official Twitch channel CoreLive as the winners are crowned!

For each contest game's global leaderboard, the prizing is the following:

1st: $400 USD2nd: $400 USD3rd: $300 USD4th: $300 USD5th - 9th: $200 USD10th - 15th: $100 USD
In addition, all winners in the contest will also receive all the characters, mounts, and cosmetics in the Valentine's Catalog.

Monetary prizes will be paid through Tipalti. Winners must create or have a Tipalti account to collect their prize. For more details on Tipalti and potential tax implications, please see our Help Center article.

About Core

Core is an endless universe of games to play and worlds to explore designed by a global community of creators. Whether you’re interested in playing unexpected takes on your favorite genres, exploring worlds with friends, or unleashing your own game ideas, Core is your portal to the multiverse.

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