Epic Game Store - Epic's Steam Competitor

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Re: Epic Game Store - Epic's Steam Competitor

Post by Lee » Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:23 pm

Recently also tried to spin the blame on the Shenmue III shit fest on Valve of all things.

https://community.pcgamingwiki.com/topi ... -platform/
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Post by DjchunKfunK » Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:31 am

How dare Valve stipulate that a game must be on sale on their store in order to take advantage of their infrastructure.

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Post by DjchunKfunK » Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:44 am



Calling out Steam after the mess you made of your sale is...

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Re: Epic Game Store - Epic's Steam Competitor

Post by Achtung Englander » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:05 pm

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/ ... -its-store

Epic are throwing a shite load of money at developers to get exclusives. I supppose that is one way to build an audience if the client itself is too shit to compete on an even field
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Re: Epic Game Store - Epic's Steam Competitor

Post by Medicine Man » Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:45 pm

Limbo is now free...

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/p ... limbo/home

Moonlighter and This War of Mine are next up on July 25th...

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/c ... collection

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Post by Drarok » Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:34 pm

Achtung Englander wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:05 pm
I supppose that is one way to build an audience if the client itself is too shit to compete on an even field
I think people are forgetting how shitty and hated Steam was when it was brand new.

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Post by Medicine Man » Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:55 pm

Moonlighter and This War of Mine are now free...

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/c ... collection

For Honor and Alan Wake are next up on August 2nd...

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/c ... collection

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Post by Mantis » Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:39 am

Cloud saves coming to a few titles with more to come in the future.

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2019 ... loud-saves

Still not tempted to start using it yet.

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Re: Epic Game Store - Epic's Steam Competitor

Post by DjchunKfunK » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:13 pm

How to and how not to announce your are going Epic Games Store exclusive, all in one post.

https://ooblets.com/2019/07/we-did-the-thing/

I'm fine with the explanation for why they made the decision, but the condescension contained in both the start and at the end of the post are terrible and have put me off actually wanting to support the developer.

They have doubled down on Discord by saying anyone who thinks the tone of the piece is wrong was never going to buy the game anyway.

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Re: Epic Game Store - Epic's Steam Competitor

Post by Raid » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:29 pm

I really don't buy the "Steam used to be crap too!" argument. Yes, it was, but then it improved, and the improved version is what we now have, what Epic is being measured against. I can't pretend to know how complicated it is to set up things like user ratings, shopping carts and, well, user information security, but there's clearly a shitload of money available and you'd think they'd be able to afford some time spent on programming them.

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Re: Epic Game Store - Epic's Steam Competitor

Post by Alan » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:44 pm

They should just have bought Discord
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Post by DjchunKfunK » Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:33 am

Raid wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:29 pm
I really don't buy the "Steam used to be crap too!" argument. Yes, it was, but then it improved, and the improved version is what we now have, what Epic is being measured against. I can't pretend to know how complicated it is to set up things like user ratings, shopping carts and, well, user information security, but there's clearly a shitload of money available and you'd think they'd be able to afford some time spent on programming them.
That argument also gets less relevant the longer the store is out without any improvements being made to it.

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