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Epic is offering a big incentive for developers to bring older games to its store

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Epic Games announced a new program on Monday to try and incentivize developers to bring their older games to the Epic Games Store. Under the new “Now On Epic” program, Epic will give developers 100 percent of the “net revenue from user spending” for six months on products offered through the program, according to a blog post. Typically, Epic offers 88 percent of revenues while keeping 12 percent for itself, and the revenue split will go back to that level after the six months are up.

To be part of the program, developers must commit to releasing at least three games that have come out before October 31st, 2023, and “are currently live on another third-party PC storefront (or are included in a third-party subscription service).”…

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