The Epic Games Store launched one yr in the past this month, alongside three brand-new video games – the first titles within the firm’s controversial technique of providing timed exclusives. If you’ve been holding out for any Epic exclusives to hit different platforms, this can be a massive week. Time is up for the first wave of timed exclusives.
Ashen, an indie Dark Souls-alike with a beautiful type, launched on Steam and GOG at the moment. Both variations can be found at a 20% launch low cost, which brings the worth right down to $31.99 / £24.79 / €27.19 – although there’s no such low cost on the Epic model proper now. The recreation’s first (and solely) DLC, Nightstorm Isle, can be out there on each platforms after its unique launch on Epic in September.
On December 10, Hades – a mythology-themed roguelike brawler from the makers of Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre – will hit Steam. The recreation’s gotten some substantial updates since its early launch on Epic, however will nonetheless be marked as an Early Access title, and the total launch is scheduled for the “second half of 2020.” No phrase but on worth or reductions, however Hades is presently $24.99 USD on Epic.
Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek additionally hits Steam on December 10. The vibrant horror prequel bought a way more combined response than Epic’s different two launch exclusives, however you need to count on to see it for round $29.99 USD.
Even if none of those three titles are for you, this does imply that the clock is ticking on the rest of Epic’s unique titles. We haven’t gotten the small print on each timed exclusivity window, most video games have been locked up for both six months or one yr.
Epic has pursued some wonderful titles amongst its unique line-up, from wonderful indies like Outer Wilds to high-profile triple-A video games like Borderlands 3 – plus no matter different upcoming PC video games get the deal. If you’ve been depriving your self of any of those video games, you’re about to have loads to atone for.