A shopper examine by information-gathering agency SuperData has uncovered a slightly stunning truth concerning the gaming group. Mainly, that the majority PC avid gamers within the United States (particularly, 9 out of 10) aren’t really bothered by Epic Games exclusives, regardless of the uproar that the video games have brought on prior to now 12 months.
The Epic Games Store first began up on December eight and since its reveal has had a lot of completely different points because it tried to seek out its legs. Not solely have been there various security issues, the shop additionally acquired flak for a lot of video games that have been made to be unique on the shop.
For many PC avid gamers who play for probably the most half on Steam, the Epic Games Store is one other completely different shopper they need to work with. However, nearly all of the kerfuffle has come from numerous Kickstarter or Triple-A video games that have been initially slated to return to Steam however have been snatched by Epic to fill out their catalogue.
These video games, among the most notable being titles like Metro Exodus, Borderlands 3, Shenmue 3, and Phoenix Point, aren’t completely unique to Steam, however are nonetheless going to be unique to the Epic Games Store for a 12 months. Ashen, a sport by A44 that was one of many first Epic Games exclusives, has solely lately come out on Steam itself.
Most builders justified themselves on that call by saying that the cash that Epic Games paid them to offer their video games timed exclusivity on the Epic Games Store would assist their studios break even when their video games proved to not be fashionable.
Since many PC avid gamers have stopped caring about exclusives on the Epic Games Store, the shop and the video games on it’s going to seemingly do better commercially now, particularly in the event that they’ve been video games which were getting seemed ahead to.