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Epic Games Store - Winter Sale - Free Games Every Day, $10 Coupons Are Back

Lognor

Banned
Same. Same with PS+ lol At least PS+ gave me FF7r 4 free. Other than that... Yeah, I ain't playing any of those free games...
I take that back. The one game I have played is Nioh. I would have never tried it otherwise, but I had heard good things AND it was free so I gave it a shot. And you know what? It's decent. In fact, it's very good as a free game.
 

daywarf

Member
The only difference is the client… games play same as they would on Steam lol.

the client/store isn’t as good as Steam but it aint terrible. It has improved a lot since it first came out and it keeps getting updates. People like to hate on Epic (I was one of them…) but Epic is Steams closest competitor right now. It’s the second best store/client on PC (imo).

Epic is my most used client these days. I have 7 games installed on Epic and 2 on Steam. If people want to stick with Steam then fine but I wish people would stop hating and at least try Epic. If you hate it at least you have tried it unlike most people it seems. I love Steam but competition is good and it’s weird to be a loyalist fanboy of a company.
I think so too. It's weird to be a anti fan of Epic because you're used to steam. But I hadn't used it since I had heard that its servers were unstable and that there were problems with archiving. I don't know if I still have those problems, but I already have a lot of games on it , so I thought I'd give them a try this Christmas
 

kingfey

Banned
I think so too. It's weird to be a anti fan of Epic because you're used to steam. But I hadn't used it since I had heard that its servers were unstable and that there were problems with archiving. I don't know if I still have those problems, but I already have a lot of games on it , so I thought I'd give them a try this Christmas
People are mad about the exclusive part. PC never had that much exclusive on 3rd party games. Epic introduced them to big games.
 

kingfey

Banned
My games from epic is 136 now. I bought around 10-20 games. the rest is free.
My total ownership on all platform is 607 games. (epic/steam/playstation/xbox) + 483 from subscription (ps+,gamepass).
I havent bought any games lately.
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
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jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
Found a leak that seems like it's getting more and more credible by the day:
  • Shenmue 3
  • Neon Abyss
  • Remnant: From the Ashes
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
  • Loop Hero
  • Second Extinction
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden
  • Vampyr
  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker
  • Prey
  • (followed by 5 days of games which are new to EGS and are not yet in their database)
 

ChoosableOne

ChoosableAll
Found a leak that seems like it's getting more and more credible by the day:
  • Shenmue 3
  • Neon Abyss
  • Remnant: From the Ashes
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
  • Loop Hero
  • Second Extinction
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden
  • Vampyr
  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker
  • Prey
  • (followed by 5 days of games which are new to EGS and are not yet in their database)
Can you share the source please? "Prey" fits the French site's description("free game on 25 december will be the best one").

edit: I found it. But it shows Humankind as next game. reddit
 
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ShaikhCroft

Member
Can you share the source please? "Prey" fits the French site's description("free game on 25 december will be the best one").

edit: I found it. But it shows Humankind as next game. reddit
Humankind or Second Extinction as they are in question mark! As SEX (Second EXtinction) was revealed a few hours ago maybe Humankind is not going to be appear.
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
Looks like my list from above is right on track. Cool cool cool.

Sucks that today's game is a repeat though :messenger_grinning_sweat:
 

ShaikhCroft

Member
Found a leak that seems like it's getting more and more credible by the day:
  • Shenmue 3
  • Neon Abyss
  • Remnant: From the Ashes
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter
  • Loop Hero
  • Second Extinction
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden
  • Vampyr
  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker
  • Prey
  • (followed by 5 days of games which are new to EGS and are not yet in their database)
Right leak finally.
 

ACESHIGH

Member
Hopefully its not Prey as I already have it on Steam. Between repeats and bad games its been pretty dissapointing. But can't really complain since its free. I was looking forward to something like Dying Light being given away.

Also Vampyr is pretty much unplayable on PC. Always crashes at startup, tried Steam Version, Gamepass, and seven seas edition. All of them crash at the start screen. Hopefully the epic version does not have those issues.
 

JayK47

Member
Some great free games during the winter sale. So many great free games, why bother paying for something on Steam or elsewhere?
 

ACESHIGH

Member
Epic giveaways have been pretty lackluster these holidays. Lots of repeats and now a game that just does not run on PC (Vampyr) that thing keeps on crashing at startup every single time.
 

JayK47

Member
I played Vampyr on PC GamePass years ago. Might be a compatibility issue. Lately, PC games tend to run well for me. Many years ago, it was typical to spend hours and maybe days getting a game to work on PC. Messing with drivers, configuration files, changing settings, etc.
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
They actually went and did it, Prey is free today.
 
Some great free games during the winter sale. So many great free games, why bother paying for something on Steam or elsewhere?
that's their strategy. honestly i hardly use steam much now. i have more games installed on Epic than Steam and with all these free games there's plenty more I still have to get through.

it's all about tempting people to use Epic and getting them to stay.
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
Apparently, this version of Prey is the GOTY edition that includes the Mooncrash DLC. Nice, since I already have this game on PS4 as well as Game Pass, but never picked that up.
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
What's the leak for tomorrow? I'll claim prey but it's not my kind of game tbh
Word on the street is that it's a repeat: Control.

The hand on the wrapping paper kinda lines up with the cover image too.



 
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Word on the street is that it's a repeat: Control.

The hand on the wrapping paper kinda lines up with the cover image too.



Dang already have it and also have the ultimate edition from Ps plus... Rip

I'd take the DLC on pc I guess but it'll probably be just the base.

In other words:

Half Baked Boo GIF
 
Slightly bizarre that Microsoft is not putting anything on EGS, meanwhile Bethesta games are given away on there. But I'm not complaining.
 

T-Cake

Member
Slightly bizarre that Microsoft is not putting anything on EGS, meanwhile Bethesta games are given away on there. But I'm not complaining.

Was thinking the same thing but these deals have probably been inked for months now. Probably another commitment Bethesda made before they were bought.
 

Rentahamster

Rodent Whores
Word on the street is that it's a repeat: Control.

The hand on the wrapping paper kinda lines up with the cover image too.



Interesting how she's depicted in a more "traditionally attractive" way relative to her in game model. That's marketing for ya.
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.

Control is free today.

New leaks for upcoming games:
  • Mages of Mystralia
  • Moving out
  • Salt and sanctuary
  • The Tomb Raider Trilogy
 

jshackles

Gentlemen, we can rebuild it. We have the capability to make the world's first enhanced store. Steam will be that store. Better than it was before.
Three latest Tomb Raiders? That is BIG!
That's the word on the street. Also tracks with the "last few games will be new to the Epic Games Store" hint from earlier. The only game currently there is Rise.
 
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