Epic CEO Tim Sweeney takes the opportunity presented by
Steam may ban games based on blockchain technology to announce that the Epic
Games Store will not. In a
he outlines this stance, saying games still must comply with the
Epic Games Store will welcome games that make use of blockchain tech
provided they follow the relevant laws, disclose their terms, and are age-rated
by an appropriate group. Though Epic's not using crypto in our games, we welcome
innovation in the areas of technology and finance.
As a technology, the blockchain is just a distributed transactional database
with a decentralized business model that incentivize investment in hardware to
expand the database's capacity. This has utility whether or not a particular use
of it succeeds or fails.