The Epic Games Store holds first Epic Mega Sale

Epic Games Store Mega Sale

In addition to the price cuts, Epic Games also announced that its fortnightly free games will be made weekly for the duration of the sale.

The best thing about the Epic Mega Sale is how it impacts developers. We apologize for any confusion this caused and hope customers who got the deal enjoy the game.

The Epic Mega Sale consists of multiple sales of varying sizes.

Now as you may have also noticed, Ubisoft's games are nowhere to be found in the Epic Games Store right now.

The so-called Epic Mega Sale has just begun on Epic's online games store, and whatever your views on this sometimes controversial retail outlet, it can't be denied that this is indeed a pretty epic event in terms of the discounts available. On a related note, if you bought a game between May 2 and May 15, Epic promises to refund you the difference in price between what you paid and what you would have paid if you'd done so during the sale. Initially offered for $6.99, it jumped to $14.99 on discount, and along with that discount came an increase in the game's retail price, from $19.99 to $24.99. Yet because Steam has traditionally sold more big budget games like Nioh or Nier: Automata, a lot of users might be biding their time for June's Steam's Summer Sale and crossing their fingers.

Despite missing basic features like a shopping cart (yes it's still missing even during a big sale), the Epic Store is making a case for buying games on the platform. This will be automatically calculated and displayed for you.

Klei Entertainement's early access game Oxygen Not Included has also curiously disappeared from Epic's Store.

I pre-purchased a game before the start of the Epic Mega Sale and that game hasn't launched yet. I'd guess thatit has to do with devaluing games (or the perception of them being devalued) before they're out. Regional pricing is still confusing and arbitrary. New games like Control and The Sinking City have their full prices listed as $26.99.

As a bonus, for every game purchase over $14.99/£13.99 Epic Games is providing an additional $10/£10 off to players at no cost to the publisher or developer.

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