Epic takes a quick break from buying Ubisoft video games.
Outer Wilds, the peculiar sci-fi journey sport that seems like “No Man’s Sky-lite,” will probably be a timed unique on the Epic Video games Retailer, developer Mobius Digital introduced Friday on the sport’s Fig web page.
Mobius Digital says that Outer Wilds will first come to the Xbox One and PC through the Epic Video games Retailer, with different platforms “coming later.” No precise launch window or roadmap was specified.
“Relaxation assured that we learn your entire feedback and our purpose is to carry the sport to your most well-liked platform as shortly as potential,” the developer wrote. “All through the event of the sport, we’ve welcomed useful partnerships with Annapurna Interactive, XBox, and Epic to assist us and preserve our small studio operating lengthy sufficient to ship the sport on the degree of high quality that it’s at present. Every of those partnerships has enabled us to make the sport higher and extra accessible for everybody who will play it.”
Mobius Digital added that they plan to share information on an official launch date quickly.
It’s a smaller, however nonetheless important victory for the Epic Video games Retailer and their ongoing enterprise technique of buying unique rights to high-profile video games over Steam’s historic dominance of PC digital downloads. On the identical day, Ubisoft introduced that Ghost Recon: Breakpoint will solely be out there on the Epic Video games Retailer and Ubisoft’s personal Uplay shopper, not Steam. It’s removed from the one Ubisoft sport Epic Video games managed to snag, having beforehand acquired Anno 1800 and The Division 2.
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