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Heavy Rain PC Launches

Adrian Werner, 24 June 2019, 09:53

Heavy Rain PC, the port of Quantic Dream's cinematic adventure game, which debuted in 2010 on PlayStation 3, will be released today.

Epic Games CEO Responds to Latest Allegations

Jakub Mirowski, 23 June 2019, 00:15

In a discussion with Twitter users, Tim Sweeney, head of Epic Games, explained the functioning of Epic Games Store and responded to allegations of using anti-consumer practices.

Galaxy Rebel for Free on Epic Games Store

Paul Wozniak, 20 June 2019, 22:20

From today Epic Games Store offers free space RPG from Double Damage Games.

Microsoft Supports GOG Galaxy 2.0, Talks With Epic Games Store Are Underway

Jakub Mirowski, 15 June 2019, 17:19

GOG Galaxy 2.0, the new digital distribution platform, has been officially supported by Microsoft. Talks about potential cooperation with owners of other clients are still in progress.

New Adventure Game From Life is Strange Devs Goes to Epic Games Store

Frozen, 13 June 2019, 23:57

French studio Dontnod has postponed the launch of the adventure game Twin Mirror to 2020 and announced that for the first 12 months the title will be available on the PC only through Epic Games store.

Epic Games Store - Free Games Every Week Until End of the Year

Christian Pieniazek, 12 June 2019, 13:53

Free games will be available weekly oo Epic Games Store until the end of the year, and not as originally planned until the end of Epic Mega Sale. In addition, the company has published a video on which it boasts of its exclusive titles.

Auto Chess PC Only on Epic Games Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 June 2019, 20:46

During the PC Gaming Show, a PC edition of Auto Chess was announced. The game based on the popular Dota 2 mod will not be released on Steam, but on the competitive Epic Games Store.

More Than Half a Million Copies of Satisfactory Sold in Epic Games Store

Conrad Hazi, 08 June 2019, 21:05

Jace Varlet, a developer from Coffee Stain, announced that Satisfactory has sold more than half a million copies so far. The game is available in early access only on Epic Games Store and no one expected such a success.

City of Brass For Free on Epic Games Store

Bart Swiatek, 30 May 2019, 22:28

Beginning with today, Epic Games Store gives away City of Brass from Uppercut Games, a first-person action game inspired by the fairy tales of the Book of One Thousand and One Nights.

Rune Changes Title and Goes to Epic Games Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 May 2019, 23:09

Human Head Studios revealed the release date of Rune II (formerly known as Rune). The title will be released this summer, only not on Steam, but on Epic Games Store.

World War Z Sold Over 2 Million Copies

Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2019, 14:17

World War Z, a cooperative action game from Saber Interactive, sells really well. The developer and publisher informed that the production has already reached two million players.

Epic Games Store Blocks Accounts That Buy Too Many Games Too Fast

Konrad Serafinski, 21 May 2019, 11:17

Epic Games Store users who have shopped too much in a short space of time are in for an unpleasant surprise – the store's anti-piracy system can block their account. If you've had a similar problem, you should contact the EGS support.

Borderlands 3 Temporarily Pulled From Epic Games Store

Jakub Mirowski, 19 May 2019, 00:18

Problems with the first big sale on Epic Games Store continue. This time Borderlands 3, announced for this September, disappeared from the store's offer, joining Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 and Oxygen Not Included.

Ubisoft Games Sales Blocked During Epic Mega Sale

Yac, 18 May 2019, 00:20

Epic Games Store customers have discovered another controversial phenomenon related to Epic Mega Sale, the store's first big special sale. It turned out that the promotion does not include Ubisoft games. Titles from the French company's catalog were hidden for the duration of the Epic Mega Sale campaign, and their sale was blocked.

Vampire The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 Pulled From Epic Mega Sale

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 May 2019, 13:48

Epic Games has some trouble Epic Mega Sale. During the promotion period, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 and Oxygen Not Included disappeared from the store's offer, and some of the discounted games had unannounced price changes.

Stories Untold For Free on Epic Games Store

Bart Swiatek, 16 May 2019, 22:22

Beginning with today, Epic Games Store will offer you the opportunity to get No Code's horror adventure game Stories Untold free of charge.

Epic Games Will Sponsor the PC Gaming Show 2019 at E3

Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2019, 11:58

PC Gamer has announced that Epic Games will sponsor this year's PC Gaming Show at E3 2019. Fortnite developers will showcase content from a wide range of games, including exclusive Epic Games Store titles.

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Becomes an Epic Games Store Exclusive

Frozen, 14 May 2019, 11:16

Take-Two Interactive has announced that the latest game by Patrice Désilets, co-creator of the initial installments of the Assassin's Creed series, will be available on PC for one year from its release exclusively via Epic Games Store.

Outer Wilds Goes to Epic Games Store

Bart Swiatek, 13 May 2019, 11:41

Mobius Digital announced that the exploration adventure game Outer Wilds will be another title with temporary exclusivity for Epic Games Store. The production was funded thanks to a crowdfunding campaign. Some people who supported it with their money are not satisfied with the decision made by the developer and the publisher.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Only on EGS and Uplay, Price Revealed

Frozen, 10 May 2019, 18:45

Ubisoft has officially confirmed that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint will not be sold on Steam. The PC version will only be available on Epic Games Store and Uplay platforms. By the way, we got to know the game's price.

Epic Games Store Exclusives Start To Scare Developers Away

Michael Kulakowski, 05 May 2019, 23:19

It turns out that not all PC developers are interested in a profitable exclusivity agreement with Epic Games Store. Some people reject the giant's proposal because they are afraid of losing their image and access to a wider audience.

Epic Takes over Rocket League Creators. Will the Game Disappear from Steam?

Adrian Werner, 02 May 2019, 09:44

Psyonix Studio has been taken over by Epic Games. So far, Rocket League hasn't disappeared from the Steam. That didn't prevent players from flooding the site with negative reviews of the game, probably just in case.

Satisfactory Devs: Piracy is No Way to Boycott Epic Games Store

Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2019, 15:51

Developers from Coffee Stain Studios, the creators of Satisfactory, commented on the idea of boycotting the Epic Games Store by downloading pirated games. In their opinion, a better solution is not to play the game at all.

Tim Sweeney Challenges Valve to Reduce Its Revenue Share

Bart Swiatek, 25 April 2019, 16:18

Tim Sweeney – CEO of Epic Games – wrote on Twitter that his company is ready to give up acquiring exclusive titles, assuming Steam gives up 88% of sales revenue to the devs. The only condition being, that the solution would have to be implemented "without strings attached".

Great Sales of World War Z on Epic Games Store

Bart Swiatek, 24 April 2019, 15:26

Saber Interactive and Focus Home Interactive have issued a press release informing about the sales of the co-op shooter World War Z. Also Epic Games boasts the game's sales.

Epic Store's Investements Revealed. Developers get Millions

Przemyslaw Bartula, 23 April 2019, 11:10

Thanks to the inquisitiveness of one of ResetEra users, we learned about the amounts that Epic Games pays to game developers for temporary exclusivity in its store. In the case of the strategy game Phoenix Point, the number goes beyond two million dollars.

Epic Games Store Without Collectible Cards and Forums

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 April 2019, 13:54

Epic Game's Tim Sweeney shared some details about his development plans for Epic Games Store.

The Digital Distribution Platform War Continues

Agnes Adamus, 09 April 2019, 00:41

Since its debut, the Epic Games Store has been making a lot of waves. Buying exclusive titles has caused many releases to miss Steam. A dispute arose between supporters and opponents of this practice, fueled by Richard Geldreich, a former Valve employee,

Gearbox CEO Responds to Review Bombing of Borderlands on Steam

Michael Kulakowski, 07 April 2019, 23:13

Randy Pitchford, the CEO of Gearbox Software, has made it clear what he thinks about fans who started review bombing previous installments of the series on Steam in response to Borderlands 3' launch on Epic Games Store.

Rumor: Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Only On Epic Store?

Agnes Adamus, 06 April 2019, 00:29

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC is yet to be officially announced. Nevertheless, hot rumors keep popping up around the web. This time, 4chan users report that the game is to be officially announced pm Aprill 22, and will be available only on Epic Games Store.

The Witness For Free on Epic Games Store

Milosz Szubert, 04 April 2019, 16:39

Beginning with today, Epic Games Store users will be given free access to The Witness, an FPP adventure game with logic elements from developer Thekla.

Epic Games Will Keep Acquiring Exclusives Despite Steam Announcements

Konrad Serafinski, 04 April 2019, 13:42

Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games, admitted that no previous developer announcements about e.g. Steam will prevent his company from acquiring new exclusive titles. Sweeney's words contradict the earlier assurances that the Metro Exodus affair was the las

New Borderlands 3 Trailer Confirms Epic Store, Price, and Release Date

Frozen, 03 April 2019, 21:23

Recent leaks, as well as the community's fears and predictions, have all just been confirmed. The latest trailer reveals when and where the third installment of Borderlands will launch.

Borderlands 3 Coming to Epic Store This September?

Adrian Werner, 02 April 2019, 10:49

Deleted tweet on the official Borderlands 3 account suggests that the game will be released on September 13, this year. It's possible that the PC version will be another exclusive title on Epic Games Store.

Anno 1800 Only on Epic Games Store and Uplay

Konrad Serafinski, 30 March 2019, 21:49

Ubisoft has announced that Anno 1800 will be an exclusive title on Epic Games Store and Uplay. This means that the game will disappear from Steam on the release day.

Epic Games Representatives Keep Defending Exclusive Titles

Frozen, 29 March 2019, 23:54

David Stelzer and Sergey Galyonkin took part in a Q&A session organized by during PAX East 2019 and answered some questions related to Epic Games Store. As you may expect, the main topic was exclusive titles.

Epic Games Store Rejects Acclaimed Independent Game

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 March 2019, 21:09

Witch Games has announced that Epic Games has rejected the request to add Assault Android Cactus, an acclaimed independent title, to the Epic Games Store.

Journey to the Savage Planet Also an Epic Games Store Exclusive

Adrian Werner, 27 March 2019, 14:36

Journey to the Savage Planet, an action game from Typhoon, has become the latest game, whose PC version will be available exclusively on Epic Games Store for a year after its release. The developers have also published a new trailer.

Tim Sweeney: Prices in Epic Game Store Will Drop

Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2019, 17:19

In a recent interview for Ars Technica, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney shared his thoughts on the PC video game market. He believes that Epic Games Store may help reduce prices.

Observation Goes to Epic Games Store [Update: Hardware Requirements]

Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2019, 15:00

Product card of Observation – an intriguing adventure game from No Code – has vanished from Steam. At the same time, the title has appeared in Epic Games Store. The publisher has yet to make an official statement.

Chris Avellone: The Outer Worlds' Exclusivity is a Cash Grab

Bart Swiatek, 25 March 2019, 12:06

Chris Avellone – the co-founder of Obsidian Entertainment, currently a renowned independent developer – has taken a stance on the deal signed by his former employer with Epic Games Store. He believes that the decision is nothing more than a cash grab.

Epic Games Reveals Digital Distribution Costs

Adrian Werner, 22 March 2019, 23:29

Epic Games studio CEO revealed the costs of digital distribution. His calculations show that a 12% margin is enough to make big money, and the industry standard 30% is exaggerated.

Epic Does Not Want Another Metro Exodus Controversy

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 March 2019, 15:59

Epic Games addressed the controversies surrounding the company's activities in the last weeks.

Cyberpunk 2077 Available to "As Many Gamers as Possible," Assures CDPR

Bart Swiatek, 22 March 2019, 15:07

CD Projekt RED once again assures that the devs want their latest work – the RPG Cyberpunk 2077 – to be available to the biggest possible number of gamers. Chances for it to become an exclusive are slim.

Epic Games Won't be Selling Any "Crappy" Games

Frozen, 21 March 2019, 23:52

Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games, assures that his company's Store will not be selling bad games. It will also not offer pornographic production and those created only with shock value in mind.

Oxenfree Available For Free on Epic Store, Followed by The Witness

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 March 2019, 22:55

Oxenfree is now available for free on Epic Games Store. The title joins the list of games that were made available during the ongoing special offer of Epic Games.

The Sinking City - Epic Store Launch Details and Hardware Requirements

Milosz Szubert, 21 March 2019, 16:02

We've learned some details about The Sinking City, the upcoming H.P. Lovecraft-inspired adventure game from Frogwares, and its exclusive release on Epic Games Store. We also know the game's hardware requirements.

Epic Games Store Titles Available on Humble Store

Milosz Szubert, 21 March 2019, 15:36

Humble announced cooperation with Epic Games. Humble Store and Humble Bundles will offer activation keys to games offered on Epic Games Store. What's more, we've learned that in total, the retailer has donated over $145 million to charity.

Metro Exodus Sales Better Than Last Light

ElMundo, 21 March 2019, 10:08

Deep Silver and Epic Games have boasted the sales results of the Epic Store's high-profile exclusive – Metro Exodus. According to their, undisclosed so far, data, latest game from 4A Games has sold 2,5 times better than Metro Last Light.

The Outer Worlds on Epic Games Store

Frozen, 20 March 2019, 18:16

As a result of a mistake made by an English-speaking game website, we learned that the new game from Obsidian Entertainment will join the group of titles available on Epic Games.