This is not the first case when developers of major projects abandon Steam in favor of Epic Games Store.
Publisher Deep Silver made an important announcement regarding the upcoming shooter Metro Exodus. 15 Feb PC-version of the game will not be available on Steam. A message appeared on the official project page in the service from Valve.
The fact that Deep Silver has signed a partnership agreement with Epic Games, to one of the most anticipated games this year, Metro Exodus, will be a temporary exclusive Epic Games Store. Steam and other digital distribution services shooter will be available after February 14, 2020. As for Metro 2033 Redux and Metro Last Light Redux, they will also appear in store from Epic Games for 2019.
It is noted that if you managed to pre-order the game on Steam before January 29, it will be available to you on the day of release. Also you will have the ability to get patches and DLC in the service from Valve.
According to the CEO of Deep Silver Clemens Kundratitz (Klemens Kundratitz), due to the fact that the Epic takes developers only 12% of revenue, publishers are “Metro” will be able to invest the money saved in the development of the series. Kundratitz sure that the fans will only benefit from this.
This is not the first case when developers of major projects abandon Steam in favor of Epic Games Store. So, this month, Ubisoft announced that Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 will be released in the Epic Games Store and leave Steam. Note that The Division 2 and Metro Exodus among the ten most desired games among Steam users.
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