Death Stranding Simultaneously Coming to Steam and Epic Games Store

With Death Stranding out on consoles today, 505 Games announces the Windows edition of Kojima Productions new action game will debut simultaneously on the Epic Games Store and Steam, and it can already be preordered in anticipation of its launch in the summer. Here's the game's elevator pitch:
Developed by Kojima Productions, Death Stranding is one of the most anticipated projects of the decade. Starring Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead) as Sam Bridges, the game takes place in the near future, where mysterious explosions have rocked the planet, setting off a series of supernatural events known as the Death Stranding. With spectral creatures plaguing the landscape, and the planet on the verge of a mass extinction, it’s up to Sam to journey across the ravaged wasteland to save mankind from impending annihilation.
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Nov 9, 2019, 19:37
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Re: Death Stranding Simultaneously Coming to Steam and Epic Games Store Nov 9, 2019, 19:37
Nov 9, 2019, 19:37
 Kxmode
 
Beamer wrote on Nov 9, 2019, 19:09:
Kxmode wrote on Nov 9, 2019, 13:54:
Absolutely. Tim Sweeney would be a fool to turn down the game. It's funny how they throw their principles out the window where hype is concerned. What's not funny is their continuing to exclude their customers from games because of their stupid exclusivity "crusade."
In the Darq post, it's clear that Epic needs to manually get games online. It's a business decision, in that case. You only have so many resources. Dedicating resources to a game likely to sell 300 copies, which a small selling indie game on both platforms probably would aspire to on EGS, is a waste of resources and a bad business decision.

Yes, which demonstrates how inept the platform is now. Before the Darq post, we had an idea EGS wasn't up-to-par with the basics. But that post made it clear.

Beamer wrote on Nov 9, 2019, 19:09:
Were it exclusive, then it would probably sell 10,000+, and is now worth the effort. Were it a AAA game, it would sell 100,000+, and is worth the effort.

Curation is a really stupid way to run a business. It wastes a ton of money and limits what the platform can make, which is why Valve doesn't do it. They put that money towards other things like the Lab and better filters so gamers can find the games they want. Epic should be focusing their exclusivity and curation dollars on a major overhaul to get it on parity with other platforms.

BTW, I bought Tetris Effect on EGS so I'm not hating the platform. I'm saying compared to the others, it sucks. That will change once they get it to a better state, and become a true merit-based competitor to Steam.
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