March 29, 2023

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Document reveals how much Epic paid for each free game on its store up to Sep 2019

The Epic versus Apple trial keeps on giving: this time we know how much Epic paid on a per title basis for the free games released during the first nine months of the Epic Games Store’s life.

A document spotted and tweeted by GameDiscoverCo founder Simon Carless lists all the free games released on the Epic Games Store in the nine months to September 2019 – and how much Epic paid for each of them.

The list tells us, for example, Epic paid $1.4m to get Subnautica as a free game. Team Meat’s wonderful Super Meat Boy, on the other hand, cost just $50,000.

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