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The Epic Games Store is celebrating its first Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) since its December launch by adding 15 games to its digital shelves — including heavy hitters like Cyberpunk 2077. Epic made the news during the PC Gaming Show today.
Epic is also extending its “free game every week” promotion through the end of 2019. Those who use the store will get a new PC game each week. This weeks’ game is Kingdom: New Lands from Raw Fury, and you can get it for no additional cost until June 13. The next free game is Enter the Gungeon, Enter the Roll’s dungeon crawler that’s full of guns and silliness.
The Epic Games Store gives developers a bigger revenue share of every sale — 88% — than Steam does (70%). Valve’s digital storefront has long dominated gaming, and Epic is joining Discord and Itch.io as alternatives to Steam’s ubiquity.
I’m keen on a few games. The one that stands out is Griftlands from Klei Entertainment. It’s an RPG in which everything is negotiable — money, loyalty, and morality.
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The next batch of Epic Game Store PC exclusives include:
- Auto Chess (Dragonest)
- Chivalry 2 (Torn Banner Studio)
- Shenmue 3 (Ys Net)
- Untitled Goose Game (House House)
- Zombie Army 4: Dead War (Rebellion)
Epic also says more exclusives are coming.
The entire slate
Here’s the full list of every game Epic showed that’s coming to its store:
- Auto Chess
- Chivalry 2
- Cyberpunk 2077
- The Griftlands
- The Pathless
- Phantom Brigade
- Rune II
- Shenmue 3
- The Sojourn
- Solar Ash Kingdom
- Twin Mirror
- Untitled Goose Game
- What the Golf
- Zombie Army 4: Dead War
You can learn more about the Epic Games Store here if you’re not using it.
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