Publishers pull their games from Epic Games Store amid a sale
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PC gamers and publishers of the world always wished that one day Steam would not be the only store dominating the market and the quick rise of Epic Games Store seemed like an exciting development. Things started to look not as lovely once Deep Silver pulled Metro Exodus from Steam and started selling it as EPG exclusive.
The ambitious plan of Epic Games turned into a mini-series of SNAFU instances, that went on another level yesterday, as publishers started pulling the games from the store.
Epic Games announced a global sale, letting users preorder unreleased games with a considerable discount. Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 was among the first to disappear from the store as EPG was allowing users preorder the game with 60% discount. Shortly after the incident, Paradox representative confirmed, that the game would return to the store after the sale.
Players, who bought the game while it was up, will keep it with no additional payment.
Epic Games’ Director of Publishing Strategy Sergey Galyonkin went to DTF.ru to explain that there was a misunderstanding between EPG and Paradox. The publisher wasn’t adequately informed about the sale, which lead to the incident. Epic Games will be covering all losses caused by the sale.
Overall, players should be happy about the opportunity to purchase games cheaper, despite the exclusivity.
The infamous EPG sale ends on July 13, it has lots of sweet offers, so make sure to check it out.
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