All publications by tag «Epic Games Store»
Tim Sweeney calls Steamworks real problem for games industry: “They have a classic lock-in strategy”
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney continues to push for more transparency and unity across the various game stores. This time, he had some harsh words about Valve’s Steamworks API and how it limits multiplayer features.
Steam, Epic Games Store, and more blocked in Indonesia due to non-compliance with local regulations
Last week, the Indonesian government banned several online platforms, including Steam, Epic Games Store, and Origin. It happened after the companies failed to comply with a new registration requirement.
Cloud gaming platform Anstream Arcade launches on Epic Games Store with over 1200 retro titles
Antstream Arcade has become the first cloud gaming platform to launch on the Epic Games Store. It has over 1200 classic retro games like Space Invaders or Mortal Kombat that will be available to users for free.
Self-regulatory convention signed by Chinese game companies might affect Steam and other stores
More than 200 Chinese companies signed a self-regulatory convention last week, pledging to fight gaming addiction and cooperate with the government. This move, however, might affect Steam, Epic Games Store, and other international stores operating in a legal grey area.
Epic Games Store launches self-publishing tools for developers in closed beta
Epic Games wants the game library of its store to grow faster. That’s why the company announced a closed beta of its new self-publishing tools today. They should help developers operate their titles with less dependence on the EGS team.