The new Epic Games game store is aiming to compete with services like Steam by giving developers a bigger cut of their profits.
It’s no secret that Steam holds a huge monopoly over the online gaming marketplace. With a huge number of games available, plus sales happening at regular intervals through the year, no one can really challenge it. However, the new Epic Games game store is certainly going to try.
Steam was the first true online marketplace for video games on the PC, releasing in 2003 and mainly being an annoyance to some as every game required Steam to be installed in order to play in a similar manner to DRM. 15 years down the line, however, and now many gamers can’t imagine life without it.

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