4A Games’ shooter launched on Valve’s storefront in mid-February after 12 months as an Epic Games Store PC exclusive.
At least they offered a 40% discount at launch. It's been out for a good bit.
That's the right way to do it, I'd you're going to release one year later, don't expect us to pay full price.
I saw the discount, but I'm no longer hyped for the game. I will play it at some point, but I can wait another couple of years for a $10.00 or $15.00 sale. If that doesn't happen, then oh well....
I'm eventually getting it on PC, but I couldn't resist grabbing it for $20 during the great Redbox Purge of 2019 lol
I played it on Game Pass so no need to buy. Seemed a good way to play it without giving them a sale.
Not surprised, there isnt a ton of games like it.
It's been a year already? Anyone who desperately wants to play would have bought it already. Just another storefront same hardware.
Nah. An actually functioning storefront with a lot of community features that help serve the players, and the game itself, better.
Just another storefront.
Believe what you will. I have no issue with people using Epic. Just don't discount the legitimate issues that others have with it. You can regurgitate "just a storefront" as often as you'd like, there's legitimate issues people have with it all the same.
For me, it's just another storefront. I don't care about anything else I just want to play the game.
Yea it is just a store front. That’s all epic is. THATS THE PROBLEM.
There's nothing worse than someone who won't reconsider their opinion when presented with the facts. We can see that plenty of people are now purchasing the game on Steam and decided not to purchase it on the Epic Games Store. Some people share your opinion but clearly many others don't. It's not that hard to understand. The EGS is ridiculously basic. Even something simple like achievements/trophies are still missing after 14 months - this feature has been present on Steam for over 10 years. And that's just the tip of the iceberg. I've downloaded some free games on the EGS and I don't feel like playing them because of how disconnected the storefront feels.
Nice move steam fanboys, the publishers are now convinced that taking the epic store deal is a great decision.
The game was about $20 dollars on steam. Nothing the get excited about
Not as many people care about this thing as you think. It is just a vocal minority that are complaining, and the complaints are dying down with each passing month. Nobody is complaining about Epic timed exclusives as much as they were a few months back. Now that GOG has made their new launcher public, I don't even care anymore. Being able to sync all of my games from multiple launchers into one is exactly what I wanted.
"Nobody is complaining about Epic timed exclusives as much as they were a few months back." That's mostly due in large part to the new 30-day policy Steam implemented prior to the release of RDR2.
Steam now has in place a rule that you can only release the game in Steam within a 30 day period of its launch on PC. Now developers are stuck deciding whether that lump sum Epic keeps offering is worth then not being able to release on Steam. In all honesty, every storefront should do this, being that EPIC is just trying to strong arm an otherwise open market. And this is why the exclusive crap has died down a bit. Less big names are going to take the deal. It's detrimental to smaller devs too. Now it's up to Epic to throw even more cash at every exclusive deal. What they need to do is take the money they're throwing at games and actually fund their own indie exclusives from the ground up. Or, you know, just make a new freaking ip themselves
Um. The games only like $20 on steam....
Why? There's now in place a demand that any game that wants on Steam needs to be listed on Steam within one month of the game hitting PC. So, all this says is that it's dumb to take an Epic deal if you want to ever be on Steam. Every storefront should go this route. Including Epic themselves, so we don't see another company try to strongarm the market.
Who would have thought/S?
Goes to show alot of people waited for the Steam version. At least they offered a good discount and not full price. If it were a full $60 the backlash would have been pretty bad. I may pick it up down the road but I'm in no hurry. I wanna play through the first two games again before I do so, maybe even get all the achievements for it.
It should have launched on the platform.
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