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Fortnite developer planning to launch online game store soon on Mac, rivaling the Mac App Store and Steam

14 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Epic, which is known for making the ever-popular Fortnite online game has today announced that it is launching its own Epic Games store on Mac and PC, soon.
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Fortnite Developer Epic Games Is Launching Its Own Steam Rival

Fortnite Developer Epic Games Is Launching Its Own Steam Rival

14 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Epic Games, best known for developing the battle royale behemoth Fortnite and the Unreal engine, today announced that it's launching its own online game store. Many are viewing this as a Steam rival which Epic Games says will be fairer to developers. It's apparently going to be offering 88 percent revenue share.
The online Epic Games Store is going to be launched soon with a curated selection of games for PC and Mac. The company says that developers will be able to take advantage of 88 percent of revenue share on the store. “As a developer ourselves, we've always wanted access to a store...
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Fortnite dev launches Epic Games Store that takes just 12% of revenue

Fortnite dev launches Epic Games Store that takes just 12% of revenue

14 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

The 30/70 revenue-sharing split that turned into something of an industry standard is on the ropes. Epic Games, the developer responsible for the Fortnite phenomenon, is launching its own game store. And like with its asset store for developers, Epic is planning to take a 12-percent cut of revenues. This will leave 88 percent for the people who act...
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Epic undercuts Steam with new store that gives devs more money

Epic undercuts Steam with new store that gives devs more money

14 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Steam is the guy standing his ground on the left. Epic is the guy jumping in with a Superman punch on the right.
Over the years, we've seen a lot of new PC game platforms try to make a dent in Steam's market-dominating position. Epic Games announced it's having a go at the leader this morning with an upcoming platform, the Epic Games Store, that promises more developer-friendly publishing terms.
Unlike Valve, which takes a baseline 30 percent of revenues from most games and content sold on Steam, Epic is promising to take only 12 percent of developer revenues on its new store...
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