Epic Video games Retailer Provides Itch.io and Different Apps
Epic Video games has formally added a bunch of latest PC apps to the Epic Video games Retailer in the present day. Along with the music streaming service Spotify, Epic Video games Retailer customers can now seize the indie recreation market itch.io, net browser Courageous, music streaming radio app iHeartRadio, mannequin generator KenShape, and digital portray app Krita. Notably, whereas a few of these are free, KenShape prices $3.99 and Krita is $9.99. This marks the primary main growth of PC apps within the Epic Video games Retailer, which has additionally led to the launch of a brand new App Web page for it.
Whereas actual particulars on what people can count on to be added sooner or later haven’t been revealed in full, the official announcement does embrace a word about two apps that ought to be added within the close to future. “You possibly can count on to see extra wonderful apps added sooner or later, together with our personal face-to-face social community Houseparty and the Group-driven communications app Discord,” the official announcement reads partly.
Right this moment’s the day: the Epic Video games Retailer is increasing our listing of choices to incorporate extra PC apps! 🥳
— Epic Video games Retailer (@EpicGames) April 22, 2021
For these involved that maybe the truth that a recreation market like itch.io launching within the Epic Video games Retailer may imply that income from itch.io finally ends up with Epic Video games, that would seem to not be the case. In line with Polygon, an Epic Video games consultant confirmed that itch.io is totally its personal factor as soon as it launches from the Epic Video games Retailer and that Epic Video games won’t take a share of these gross sales made inside itch.io.
As famous above, itch.io, Courageous, iHeartRadio, KenShape, and Krita are actually obtainable by way of the Epic Video games Retailer on PC. They be part of Spotify, which beforehand was added to the digital distribution platform.
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