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Epic Games Store Blamed for Drop in PC Gaming Spending

Adrian Werner, yesterday, 10:37

Last year the Americans spent less on PC games than in 2018. According to analysts, one of the reasons for this was the increased competition in the digital distribution market caused by the aggressive expansion of Epic Games Store.

Sales Results of Epic Games Store Exclusives

Adrian Werner, 15 January 2020, 11:24

PlayTracker has published estimates of the sales results of major exclusive titles owned by Epic Games Store, such as Borderlands 3, World War Z, Metro Exodus, Control and The Outer Worlds.

Epic Games Store Extends Game Giveaway Until End of 2020

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 January 2020, 21:50

Epic Games has boasted the results of its digital distribution platform. Epic Games Store has had a successful year thanks to, e.g. exclusive titles and games for free. The latter action will continue this year.

Sundered: Eldritch Edition For Free on Epic Games Store

Bebop, 09 January 2020, 21:15

Sundered is another title that you can get for free from Epic Games Store. The game is a dynamic metroidvania from the devs of Jotun. It captivates, among other things, with its hand-drawn graphics and a brilliant atmosphere. The promotion will end on January 16.

Free Games on Epic Games Store For 12 Days

Paul Wozniak, 14 December 2019, 22:04

For for 12 days, beginning with December 19 and the start of Epic Game Store Holidays Sale, players will be able to receive a variety of free titles on Epic Game Store. It has not yet been revealed exactly what titles will be covered by the offer.

The Wolf Among Us for Free on Epic Games Store

Paul Wozniak, 13 December 2019, 11:08

To mark the announcement of the sequel to The Wolf Among Us, players can pick up the first installment of this 2013 adventure game at Epic Games Store for free. The offer will last until December 19, till 8 AM (PT).

MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries Reviews - Solid Game With a Few Issues

Bart Swiatek, 11 December 2019, 13:09

Reviews of MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries, a simulator of a mech pilot from Piranha Games, have started appearing in numbers on the web. It seems that the developers managed to deliver a solid piece of work, although there was not enough time to fine-tune the technical layer and remove some imperfections.

Official Hardware Requirements of Detroit Become Human Revealed

Bart Swiatek, 11 December 2019, 11:16

We've learned the official hardware requirements of Detroit: Become Human, and they are slightly different from the specs suggested by Epic Games Store. The information was provided by the game's developer, Quantic Dream.

First Epic Games Store Exclusives Reach Steam

Adrian Werner, 10 December 2019, 10:40

First exclusivity deals on Epic Games Store are coming to an end. Yesterday the RPG Ashen debuted on Steam and today Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek and Hades: Battle out of Hell will be released.

Black Friday Sale in Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 22 November 2019, 23:49

A Black Friday sale has started in Epic Games Store. Until December 2, 10 AM PT you can buy digital versions of such titles as Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint or Metro Exodus.

Bad North for Free on Epic Games Store From Today

Bebop, 21 November 2019, 12:23

Beginning with today, the strategy game Bad North will be available for free on Epic Games Store. The title from an independent Swedish team is characterized by minimalistic graphics and extensive gameplay. The offer will last until November 29.

Special Offer on EGS - Buy a Game for $15 and Get a $10 Coupon

Christian Pieniazek, 12 November 2019, 19:44

As part of the new special offer on Epic Games Store, we can earn a coupon worth $ 10 for use in the store. As usual, however, the action will last for only six days; however, we will have more than five months to use the coupons.

Death Stranding Will Launch Simultaneously on Steam and EGS

Konrad Serafinski, 09 November 2019, 22:21

Death Stranding will be released simultaneously on Steam and Epic Games Store. Such information can be read in the official announcement of the publisher. The game will be coming to PC next summer.

Satisfactory Devs: Epic Games' Opponents are a „Loud Minority”

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 October 2019, 21:59

Nathalie Verweij from Coffee Stain spoke on Epic Games Store's policy. The designer, currently part of the team responsible for Satisfactory, said that the platform helps the devs, and the voices of criticism on the Internet are only a „loud minority”.

The Devs of Control Withdraw DRM and Admit to Mistake

Paul Wozniak, 19 October 2019, 11:57

It turned out that yesterday's update to Control was flawed and had already been withdrawn. Thus the game works again without an internet connection and Steam Controller pad is compatible again.

Control Patch 1.04 Adds DRM and Removes Offline Mode - Fans are Pissed

Adrian Werner, 18 October 2019, 11:22

Patch 1.04 brought a lot of unpleasant surprises to the PC version of Control. It added a DRM system that forces online mode through the Epic Games Store client. It also broke compatibility with Steam Controller.

Epic is Not Just Against Steam - 30% is the Industry Standard

Bart Swiatek, 08 October 2019, 15:43

IGN conducted an analysis which shows that Steam's 30% revenue share does not differ from the industry standards. Only a few other distributors apply different rules - including, of course, Epic Games Store, which often accuses Valve of engaging in shameful practices.

Surviving the Aftermath - New Game From Paradox Coming out on EGS

Michael Kulakowski, 07 October 2019, 22:13

Paradox Interactive announced the sequel to the strategy game Surviving Mars, titled Surviving the Aftermath. The action of the title takes place after the apocalyptic catastrophe destroys our civilization, and the task of the players is to build a thriving colony of people who survived this global catastrophe.

New Features in Epic Games Store - Library Sorting and Minor Fixes

Bart Swiatek, 30 September 2019, 10:06

Epic Games has published a note outlining recent changes to the Epic Games Store platform. The company has also announced what it will implement in the near future.

Borderlands 3 Sells Like Hot Cakes; PC Version Breaks 2K Games' Record

Konrad Serafinski, 23 September 2019, 21:52

Borderlands 3 has had a very successful start, as evidenced by the announcement published by Take-Two Interactive. The game has several million units sold and a record in pre-orders on Epic Games Store, and that's not all.

Free Batman Arkham Knight on Epic Games Store Without Denuvo

Jacob Blazewicz, 23 September 2019, 21:28

DSOG reports that Denuvo has disappeared from Batman: Arkham Knight in Epic Games Store. It was not necessary to wait long for Internet users to check whether the infamous anti-piracy protection actually affects the performance of the game.

Here's How Much Epic Paid for Control's Exclusivity

Agnes Adamus, 20 September 2019, 21:45

List of games that Epic Games Store has purchased for temporary exclusivity included Control. Today we found out how much this move cost Tim Sweeney's company.

Rumor: New Batman Only on EGS. Announcement Imminent?

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 September 2019, 22:11

There are rumors about the imminent announcement of a new game with Batman as an exclusive title for Epic Games Store. Their source are mysterious entries of the creators of Batman: Arkham Origins, but also a new update of Fortnite.

Borderlands 3 Launches

Bart Swiatek, 13 September 2019, 12:20

Today marks the long-anticipated launch of Borderlands 3 - the next installment of the series of shooters with RPG elements, developed by Gearbox Software. The game is available on PCs (Epic Games Store only), PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Conarium for Free on Epic Games Store

Christian Pieniazek, 12 September 2019, 16:56

Conarium, a psychological horror inspired by H.P. Lovecraft's prose, is a game that will be available for free in the Epic Games Store today. Besides, at 8 AM (PT). we'll know what title we'll get next week.

Everspace 2 Devs: We Wouldn't Exist Without Steam and Our Game is Modern Freelancer

Christian Pieniazek, 10 September 2019, 23:08

Although Everspace 2 will use Unreal Engine technology, Rockfish Games has decided not to make this project exclusive to the Epic Games Store and release it on Steam. The reason for this is that the band owes its existence to Steam.

Tool Enables You to Easily Import EGS Games to Steam

Bart Swiatek, 06 September 2019, 14:45

One of Steam's users created a useful tool that needs only one click to import games from most other launchers to Valve's client. This enables us to take advantage of many useful features such as Steam Overlay, home streaming and Big Picture mode. And we've got everything in one place.

Epic Games Store Will Offer Pre-load of Borderlands 3 After All

Michael Kulakowski, 03 September 2019, 22:57

Contrary to previous announcements, owners of Borderlands 3 pre-orders on PC will be able to download the game before its release on Epic Games Store. The title will be made available to the fans 48 hours before the release.

Epic Games Store Resignes From Notifying of Improvement Dates

Konrad Serafinski, 31 August 2019, 18:19

Epic Games Store has decided to change the organization of the Trello board, where the players can find plans for platform development. From now on, instead of deadlines, we will find bookmarks concerning changes - introduced, forthcoming and future ones.

Publisher of Metro Exodus is Pleased with Cooperation with Epic Games

Agnes Adamus, 30 August 2019, 22:02

CEO of Koch Media, the publisher of Metro Exodus, said he was extremely pleased with the partnership with Epic Games Store. He also does not exclude that in the future it will once again decide to sign an exclusivity agreement with Tim Sweeney's company.

Epic Games Store Announces Eight New Exclusives Titles

Bart Swiatek, 30 August 2019, 12:45

Epic Games announced eight more exclusive Epic Games Store titles during PAX West 2019. These are mainly smaller, independent productions. We've heard about some of the titles before, but some of them are completely new.

Ubisoft on Epic Games Store Exclusives: Steam is „Unrealistic”

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 August 2019, 23:16

Chris Early from Ubisoft commented on his company publishing PC versions of games on Epic Games Store rather than Steam. This is the decision of the publisher, who has had enough of the „unrealistic” business model used by Valve.

The Creators of DARQ are Challenging Tim Sweeney

Julia Dragovic, 27 August 2019, 12:54

The developers of DARQ, Unfold Games, turned on Twitter to Tim Sweeney, the head of Epic Games Store, with a problematic challenge from which he will not emerge unscathed one way or another.

Nutaku, adult game platform expects competition from Steam and EGS

Paul Wozniak, 22 August 2019, 22:11

A platform dedicated entirely to adult games, Nutaku, would like the most popular websites, such as Steam or Epic Game Store, to be more open to erotic games. Thanks to this, Nutaku would gain competition, which would contribute to the development of the industry.

Kerbal Space Program 2 Without Lootboxes and EGS Exclusivity

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 August 2019, 14:29

Startheory Studio has revealed more details about Kerbal Space Program 2. We won't see any lootboxes in the game, and the title itself won't be a temporary exclusive on Epic Games Store.

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey - Hardware Requirements

Frozen, 21 August 2019, 14:10

We got to know the official hardware requirements of Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. Created by Panache Digital Games, the production will debut on Epic Games Store next week.

The Cycle From Spec Ops: The Line Devs Launches in Early Access

Adrian Werner, 20 August 2019, 11:56

Free early access to The Cycle, a multiplayer shooter from the developers of Spec Ops: The Line, has started.

Oddworld Soulstorm Goes to Epic Games Store

Christian Pieniazek, 20 August 2019, 10:54

The team at Oddworld Inhabitants has announced that the PC version of Oddworld: Soulstorm will be an Epic Games Store exclusive. Magic: The Gathering Arena, as revealed by Wizard of the Coasts, will share the same fate.

Epic Games Store Disables Cloud Saves in Free Hyper Light Drifter

Paul Wozniak, 17 August 2019, 22:24

Epic Games Store has informed players that due to launcher malfunction, Hyper Light Drifter's cloud game saves will be completely disabled.

Epic Games Store Introduces Cloud Saves in Subsequent Games

Frozen, 16 August 2019, 19:44

Epic Games Store has added new titles that offer the ability to save the state of the game in the cloud. In addition, the store has received the Humble Bundle and Humble Store integration announced for some time now, as well as several other improvements.

Mutant Year Zero and Hyper Light Drifter for free on EGS

Agnes Adamus, 15 August 2019, 21:01

Today, two free games - Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden and Hyper Light Drifter appeared on Epic Gmes Store. You can add games to your library for free for the next week. At the same time we got to know the next title covered by the offer. This is an arcade platform game - Fez.

Borderlands 3 Without Pre-load on Epic Games Store

Adrian Werner, 13 August 2019, 15:05

We have received confirmation that Epic Games Store will not offer a pre-load option for Borderlands 3, i.e. the possibility to download game files before the official release.

Tim Sweeney: Epic Doesn't Know How to Finish Unreal Tournament

Konrad Serafinski, 04 August 2019, 19:49

One Twitter user asked the CEO of Epic Games about a possible resuming of work on Unreal Tournament. Unfortunately, Tim Sweeney dispelled the doubts of the fans. The studio doesn't really have a concept to finish the game, and besides, Fortnite remains a priority.

Several Features Will Get to Epic Games Store Later Than Expected

Bart Swiatek, 02 August 2019, 14:06

The developers of Epic Games Store are past the deadline for some of the new features that the platform was due to receive last month. The new features has been moved to August, as we know from the schedule update on Trello.

Epic Games Store Rejects Game Whose Devs Didn't Want to Leave Steam

Barth Faryna, 31 July 2019, 21:26

Epic Games Store is committed to exclusive titles, as we've all known for a long time. However, gamers still feel offended by the fact that more titles are rejected by the platform because their creators do not want to offer exclusivity. Recently, SkateBIRD met wich such a fate.

Phoenix Point - New Game From Xcom Devs Delayed Once Again

Adrian Werner, 30 July 2019, 12:25

Snapshot Games has announced that the turn-based strategy game Phoenix Point will be delayed even further. The launch has been postponed from September to December, this year.

First Games With Cloud Saves on Epic Games Store

Paul Wozniak, 26 July 2019, 15:35

Tim Sweeeney, CEO of Epic Games Store, confirmed on Twitter that Moonlighter and This War of Mine support cloud-based game saving. This option is to be made available shortly for more titles.

MechWarrior 5 Goes to Epic Games Store

Agnes Adamus, 26 July 2019, 00:14

The Epic Games Store has just come into exclusive possession of another title. Piranha Games has announced that their latest work - MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - will be available for one year only on Tim Sweeney's platform. Additionally, the game will the delayed a bit and will appear on the market on 10 December.

Beyond: Two Souls PC Launches Today

Milosz Szubert, 22 July 2019, 15:27

Today Beyond: Two Souls, a cinematic adventure game from Quantic Dream, launches today. The production will be available only on Epic Games Store.

Limbo For Free on Epic Games Store

Frozen, 18 July 2019, 20:41

From today, Epic Games users can add Limbo, a two-dimensional platformerm game from PlayDead, to their library at no charge. The game will be available for free for a week.