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Steam Bans Crypto and NFTs in Games, While Epic Endorses Them

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 October 2021, 23:29

Valve doesn't want games that allow cryptocurrency or NFT exchanges on Steam, but Tim Sweeney would love to see them on Epic Games Store.

Free Game PC Building Simulator Enjoys Huge Popularity on EGS

Paul Musiolik, 10 October 2021, 21:08

Epic Games has announced that PC Building Simulator, a game available for free, was downloaded by 4 million players in 24 hours.

Achievement Lists are Coming to Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 04 October 2021, 19:19

Next week, Epic Games Store will pages with achievement lists. Initially, they will only be available for select titles.

New Trojan Steals Data From Steam and Epic Games Store Accounts

Nicek, 28 September 2021, 15:20

Researchers from Kaspersky have described a serious threat to gamers. A trojan called BloodyStealer can be used to steal accounts from the most popular platforms, such as Steam and Epic Games Store.

Europa Universalis 4 Giveaway on Epic Games Store

Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 September 2021, 18:32

We already know what game we'll be picking up for free on Epic Games Store next week. This time it will be Europa Universalis 4.

Saints Row: The Third Remastered Available for Free

Agnes Adamus, 25 August 2021, 22:38

Until September 2, we can pick up Saints Row: The Third Remastered for free on Epic Games Store.

GTA 5 Attracted Millions of Players to Epic Games Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 August 2021, 21:21

The giveaway of Grand Theft Auto V on Epic Games Store has been a hit. Last year's promotion for the fifth installment of Rockstar Games' gangster series won the platform more users than any other free title.

Epic Games Store vs Steam - Epic Tries to Win Users With Self-publishing Tool

mokosh, 19 August 2021, 15:46

A system that will enable developers to self-publish games has appeared in Epic Games Store. It is currently in closed beta phase.

Epic Games Store Won't Turn a Profit Until 2027 at the Earliest

Paul Musiolik, 07 August 2021, 20:51

Epic Games lost nearly $500 million on its store. The court dispute with Apple brings new information on the scale of the financial flop that is EGS so far.

Epic Games' First Exclusives Were Flops; Only One Game Turned Profit

Qskan, 06 August 2021, 15:43

The documents released during the trial between Epic Games and Apple reveal even more interesting data. According to the latest information, the only exclusive game that made a profit for Epic in the first wave of exclusives was Satisfactiory.

A Plague Tale Giveaway on Epic Games Store Starting Next Week

Hubert Sledziewski, 29 July 2021, 20:59

We've learned the titles that will be available given away next week on Epic Games Store. It's going to be quite a treat for fans of (adventure) action games, as the titles are A Plague Tale: Innocence and Speed Brawl.

Images Show New Look of User Profile and Achievements in Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 19 July 2021, 21:11

The developers of Epic Games Store presented graphics that show how user profiles and a list of achievements will look like. However, it is still unknown when the changes will arrive on the platform.

Microsoft Wants Steam and Epic Games Store on Its Store

Przemyslaw Dygas, 29 June 2021, 12:21

Panos Panay has confessed that he's eager to see Steam and Epic Games Store available on Windows 11. This would be yet another sign of Microsoft Store's policy of greater openness that the company has been announcing for some time.

Alan Wake Remastered and Final Fantasy VII Remake Found in Epic Games Store Database

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 June 2021, 21:24

Alan Wake Remastered and Final Fantasy VII Remake have been mentioned in Epic Games Store database. This could mean that both games are coming to PC soon. The question is: will they be exclusive to the store?

Epic Games' Giveaway of Among Us has Given the Game a New Life

Adrian Werner, 01 June 2021, 10:01

Among Us giveaway on Epic Games Store proved to be a hit. By making the game available for free, the population of PC gamers playing the title exploded.

Embracer Group Spends Twice as Much on Commissions as on Game Development

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 May 2021, 22:07

Embracer Group, which includes Deep Silver and Gearbox Software, revealed in its 2021 financial report that it spends twice as much money on store commissions for its games as it does on creating games themselves.

Epic Games Paid Streamers for Aggressive Marketing

Ness, 15 May 2021, 23:09

According to another document revealed in the course of the trial between Apple and Epic Games, Tim Sweeney's company was to pay various influencers, mainly to land a marketing hit on its direct competitor, Steam.

Reports Suggest Giant Leak of Epic Games User Data [UPDATED]

Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2021, 10:26

Reports that have surfaced online suggest that user data from Epicgames.com may have been leaked. The leak may include emails, account names and possibly passwords of more than 106 million people.

Epic Games Offered Sony $200 Million for PlayStation Exclusives

Hubert Sledziewski, 09 May 2021, 12:21

Documents from the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple have revealed that Tim Sweeney's company offered Sony a $200 million advance to get some exclusive games for its PC store.

Epic Games Store Spent $1 Billion on Exclusives

Bart Swiatek, 05 May 2021, 14:29

Epic Games has already spent over a billion dollars on exclusive games for Epic Games Store. This is part of a strategy to capture up to half of the PC gaming market.

We Learned Epic's Spendings on Giveaways; Subnautica Alone Cost Almost $1.5M

Milosz Szubert, 04 May 2021, 20:53

Documents leaked on the occasion of the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple reveal how much the former paid for games given away for free on its platform during the first nine months of this operation. The total amount it had to spend during that period is close to $12 million.

Saints Row 5 and Dead Island 2 May End Up as EGS Exclusives

Adrian Werner, 04 May 2021, 15:03

Thanks to leaked court documents, we've learned that the PC versions of Dead Island 2 and Saints Row 5 will be released exclusively on Epic Games Store.

Epic Secures $1B for Development, Including $200M From Sony

Karol Laska , 13 April 2021, 19:33

Epic Games received a really substantial injection of cash from its investors, equal to $1 billion. The amount was contributed by Sony, among others.

Tim Sweeney Satisfied With Epic Games Store, Losses Called 'Investments'

Bart Swiatek, 12 April 2021, 13:56

Epic Games' CEO Tim Sweeney commented on Twitter about the Epic Games Store platform losing money. In his opinion, it is an investment that enables the store to grow and reach out to players.

Epic Games Store Remains in the Red

Paul Musiolik, 10 April 2021, 16:49

The court documents in Epic Games vs Apple case bring a lot of interesting information. It turns out that Epic Games Store has been making nothing but losses so far, and that's not going to change anytime soon.

Steel Rats From Kao the Kangaroo Devs Available for Free

Milosz Szubert, 02 April 2021, 17:25

Steel Rats from Tate Multimedia can be obtained for free on Steam and GOG.com. The offer will be valid until April 4.

Epic Games Store May be Putting Excessive Strain on Laptop Batteries

Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 March 2021, 19:36

Epic Games Store is proving to have a negative impact on the batteries of laptops and tablets. Tests have shown that the app uses excessive amounts of power.

Epic Games Store Will Add New Social Features

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2021, 12:10

Epic Games Store will get some improvements. First new features (including player cards) will arrive later this month.

Kingdom Hearts Coming to PC as Epic Games Exclusive

Karol Laska , 11 February 2021, 21:10

The Kingdom Hearts series is coming to PC for the first time in history, and it will happen in March. All installments will be available exclusively on Epic Games Store.

RAGE 2 for Free on Epic Games Store Next Week

Milosz Szubert, 11 February 2021, 18:21

We got to know the games that will be made available for free on Epic Games Store next week. One of them will be RAGE 2, the sequel to the 2011 FPS from id Software.

Epic Games Announces Showcase of New Exclusives

Paul Musiolik, 08 February 2021, 18:43

Epic Games is planning a showcase of new exclusive games in its store. The event will be combined with a sale that will run for two weeks.

Over 100 Unannounced Exclusives Coming to Epic Games Store

Paul Musiolik, 06 February 2021, 17:06

Epic Games is not giving up on paying for featuring exclusive games in the store. Company's representative revealed that there's still more exclusive games in the pipeline that have been featured so far.

2020 Was a Spectacular Year for Epic Games Store

Karol Laska , 28 January 2021, 21:32

We know how much we spent on games on Epic Games Store in 2020, and how many accounts have already been created on the platform. All thanks to the latest report.

Free Star Wars Battlefront 2 on EGS Picked Up by 19 Million People

Adrian Werner, 26 January 2021, 10:39

More than 19 million players have taken advantage of the recent giveaway on Epic Games Store, acquiring a free full version of DICE's Star Wars shooter Star Wars: Battlefront II.

We Won't Have to Buy Previous Hitmans Again, Hitman 3 Devs Assure

Milosz Szubert, 18 January 2021, 16:12

IO Interactive has issued a statement assuring that it is trying to solve the problem associated with the inability to transfer locations from the previous installments to Hitman 3. The work should be completed in the next few weeks.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Servers are Under Siege

Bart Swiatek, 18 January 2021, 13:43

Thanks to the free copies reclaimed by numerous players on Epic Games Store, the shooter Star Wars: Battlefront 2 experiences a true renaissance. The activity increase on the servers is so great that the network infrastructure can't cope.

Hitman 3 Launches to Controversy

Paul Musiolik, 17 January 2021, 21:41

Those who purchase Hitman 3 on PC will not benefit from the option to transfer the locations from the previous installment for free. If they want to play on maps from Hitman 2, they will have to buy the game again.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 14 January 2021, 17:31

Starting today, you can get Star Wars: Battlefront II in Celebration Edition for free on Epic Games Store. You can pick up the game until next Thursday.

Ubisoft Enrages Steam Community by Posting Threads About Epic Games Store Title

Karol Laska , 12 January 2021, 20:49

Ubisoft shot itself in the knee at the very beginning of the year. The blame for this state of affairs lies with one of the posts about Tom Clancy's The Division 2. The problem is that it was shared on Steam, which does not offer the aforementioned game.

Epic Games Wants to Move to a Mall

Szarmancki, 04 January 2021, 21:16

The latest acquisition of Epic Games, Cary Towne Center, a shopping mall in the city of Cary, North Carolina, will be transformed into the developer's new HQ.

Jurassic World Evolution for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 31 December 2020, 17:52

Epic Games Store gives away its last free game this year - Jurassic World Evolution. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.

Epic Games Store Hotfix Repairs Error With Excessive Data Traffic

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 December 2020, 15:58

Sergei Galyonkin announced the release of hotfix 11.0.2 for Epic Games Store client, which fixes a bug that is responsible for sending out excessive amounts of data and significant CPU load. While it's not a complete solution, it clearly improves the situation.

Torchlight 2 for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 30 December 2020, 19:06

Another free game has appeared on Epic Games Store. This time it's Torchlight 2. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.

Solitairica for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 29 December 2020, 19:58

Another free game has appeared on Epic Games Store - Solitairica. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.

Stranded Deep for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 28 December 2020, 22:06

Another free game has appeared on Epic Games Store. This time it's Stranded Deep. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.

Epic Games Store Launcher Sends Out Suspiciously Large Amounts of Data

Bart Swiatek, 28 December 2020, 13:11

Reports that have emerged online suggest that Epic Games Store's digital client is sending out very large amounts of data somewhere - even over 514 KB per hour. One user also claims that the app's behavior negatively affects his Ryzen 7 5800X.

Night in the Woods for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 27 December 2020, 20:21

Another free game has appeared on Epic Games Store. This time it's Night in the Woods. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.

My Time at Portia For Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 26 December 2020, 20:29

Another free game has appeared on Epic Games Store. This time we are offered My Time at Portia. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.

Darkest Dungeon for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 25 December 2020, 21:58

Another free game has appeared on Epic Games Store. This time we are offered Darkest Dungeon. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.

Inside for Free on Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 24 December 2020, 19:12

Another free title has appeared on Epic Games Store. This time it's Inside. You can pick up the game until tomorrow.