Slick wrote on Jun 26, 2019, 18:35:
grudgebearer wrote on Jun 26, 2019, 18:23:
Slick wrote on Jun 26, 2019, 18:10:
Think of how many games we've all played that have run on the Unreal Engine. Epic has contributed to the ecosystem. That and their engine licencing deals are quite generous to studios, I think it's like 5% only after you've made X amount of profit, and nothing before that. Pretty good to developers.
And then they undercut the ludicrous store tax so that studios can hope to make more money from THEIR FUCKING PRODUCT than the goddamn payment processor does.
There's an easy rubric to remember:
A) Epic has been directly responsible for thousands of games actually being made by indy to AAA studios.
B) Steam has middleman profited from the hard work of thousands of games by indy to AAA studios.
Now tell me which you're mad at again sheep?
BTW, I should have an RSS feed notification for whenever a member in this forum starts getting called a shill, as it probably means they actually have something intelligent to say in light of the ignorant reception this board usually provides.
What does any of that tirade have to do with consumers benefiting from EGS exclusivity?
There's no benefit, there's also no loss to the consumer. You're buying the same game you'd otherwise buy just from a different store.
You saying you care more about the store than the game?
Pretty fucked up. You know, because you're also saying you care more about Walmart making more money than the studio that made the game. Which is doubly fucked up.
If you don't give a shit about the people who make the games you love, then you're a turd.
If you insist on only buying from Walmart, then you're a mafia wife to the biggest monopoly in PC gaming.
I prefer to go to Kroger over Walmart personally.
And if something I was expecting to buy at Kroger recently became exclusive to Walmart, I'd be kind of upset about that.
Seems like a normal reaction.