Epic Video games now owns ArtStation
Epic Video games has introduced it’s acquired visible artwork portfolio platform Artstation in yet one more main acquisition for the makers of Unreal Engine.
The platform, which is utilized by sport trade professionals in addition to artists from different fields, has grow to be well-known each for its large proliferation of artwork portfolios in addition to a short however ill-fated flirtation with promoting non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for artwork on the platform.
In a weblog put up, Epic Video games wrote that “ArtStation will proceed to function as an independently branded platform whereas collaborating carefully with the Unreal Engine staff.”
The corporate additionally introduced that it could be decreasing ArtStation market charges “so creators can get much more worth from the platform.” Commonplace charges will drop from 30 p.c to 12 p.c, whereas Professional Members will see the charges drop from 20 p.c to eight p.c, with 5 p.c on self-promoted gross sales.
ArtStation Studying can even stay free to all customers for the remainder of 2021.