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Epic's game launcher is a battery hog on some platforms, especially Ice Lake
Gaming with the Epic Games Store app running in the background consumes up to 20 percent more juice
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PC World ran some limited tests comparing the Epic Games Store (EGS) app to the Steam launcher. They used a Surface Pro 7+ with an 11th-gen Ice Lake processor and a Ryzen-based Surface Laptop 3.

On both platforms, running the Steam app in the background had little to no effect on battery life. Testers set a baseline of 603 minutes by draining the battery on the Surface Pro 7+ after a factory reset. Running the Steam launcher hidden in the taskbar lowered battery life to 587 minutes, an insignificant loss of 2.7 percent. Running EGS hidden dropped run time to 482 minutes. That is 20-percent decrease from a clean run and a 17-percent deficit versus Steam.
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Creature in the Well is now free on the Epic Games Store!
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Tales of the Neon Sea is now free on the Epic Games Store!
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Epic Games Lost $453 Million Running the Epic Games Store in 2019 & 2020

Epic Games lost $181 million and $273 million on the Epic Games Store in 2019 and 2020 respectively according to a recent court filing and expect a loss of $139 million this year.

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How long can Epic afford to throw money at the Epic Games Store?
Exclusives and free games drive massive losses, but it's just a drop in the Epic bucket.

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/04/ ... mes-store/
Three reasons why Epic Games can give away $17.5 billion worth of games for free
To start with, Tim Sweeney has revealed it’s not paying per copy
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According to Apple’s “proposed findings of fact” document (credit to Eurogamer for spotting some of this over the weekend), Epic Games is losing cash — hundreds of millions of dollars in “minimum guarantees” it pays many developers to give away their games and constantly offer new ones to keep players coming back. That money also covers Epic’s infamous exclusivity deals, so it’s not clear how much goes to the free games alone.
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Epic Games has raised $1B in new round, bumping its valuation to $28.7 billion
Sony provided one-fifth of the funding

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Deponia , The pillars of Earth and The first tree are now free to grab on the Epic Games Store!
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Core, an Arcade of 20K+ User-Made Games, Has Launched on the Epic Games Store

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Alien: Isolation and Hand of Fate 2 are now free to get on the Epic Games Store!
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TedTS wrote: Thu Apr 22, 2021 5:13 pm Alien: Isolation and Hand of Fate 2 are now free to get on the Epic Games Store!
Nice! The Hand of Fate series is weird, but very good. I'm kind of stuck halfway on this entry though.
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