Epic, Humble Store partner for game sales, including exclusives

CNET | 3/20/2019 | Lori Grunin
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At its GDC 2019 keynote, Epic announced a partnership with the subscription-bundles-for-charity Humble Store to sell keys to Epic games -- most notably, giving gamers an alternative to buying exclusives like Metro Exodus and upcoming The Sinking City directly from Epic. Epic says it won't take a cut out of sales from Humble as it does from its own store.

Epic's policy of partnering with publishers for exclusives has been controversial, so this might alleviate some of the criticism that's been leveled at the company.

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It's also been bashed for its rather anemic launcher, and the company posted a road map recently that shows the steps it will be taking to rectify the lack of features relative to Steam's. It indicates that within the next 6 months we should see cloud saves, wish lists, users reviews, an...
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