Epic is “paying by the nostril” for Epic Sport Retailer exclusives, says Revolt

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By Stephany Nunneley,
Friday, 12 July 2019 19:59 GMT

Revolt Developments is sort of happy with the Epic Video games Retailer deal it struck for Zombie Military four: Lifeless Conflict.

Talking at Develop Brighton this week, Revolt’s Jason Kingsley mentioned Epic Video games supplied the studio a pleasant sum to make its newest sport an Epic Video games Retailer unique.

Whereas Kingsely mentioned Revolt sometimes prefers “to not do exclusives,” the studio was greater than prepared as the value appeared proper, particularly with Epic “paying by the nostril” to construct up its on-line retailer (thanks, GI.biz).

“Usually I feel I would like to not do exclusives however I perceive Epic’s place with it, and fairly frankly they’re paying by the nostril to construct their retailer,” mentioned Kingsley. “All credit score to them, it’s incredible, and we’ll take a few of their cash, thanks very a lot.”

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The studio likens Epic’s exclusivity offers to these of consoles, and it’s a “kick up the bottom for anyone each time a brand new [competitor] comes into .”

The studio wasn’t anticipating Epic to supply any kind of deal, as a result of it sometimes goes “for tremendous massive video games,” however was happy when the corporate got here calling with a horny deal and willingness to assist assist Zombie Military four.

“Typically, as an unbiased developer, you’ve gotta take your possibilities,” Kingsley mentioned. “When one thing like that’s supplied you kind of share the chance and share the reward.”

Zombie Military four: Lifeless Conflict will probably be launched in early 2020 on PlayStation four, Xbox One and the Epic Video games Retailer for PC. It’s going to stay an Epic Video games Retailer unique on PC for one yr.

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