Epic Announces Weekly Free Games Will Continue Through 2020


Launched in December 2018, the Epic Games Store simply wrapped up its first full 12 months as a PC video games web site and launcher. To rejoice its first 12 months in enterprise, Epic promised it might give away a brand new free sport each two weeks on its storefront, and about midway by means of 2019, that changed into one or two free video games each single week. While this system was meant to finish in December, Epic introduced on Tuesday it should proceed its weekly free game program by means of 2020.

In case you are unfamiliar: Epic’s free video games can be found to anybody with an Epic Store account (which can be free to create). After you add them to your library, they’re yours to maintain endlessly. Epic offers away one or two free video games each week, with new video games rotating in on Thursdays at eight AM PT / 11 AM ET. The amount is dependent upon a sport’s rating–if a sport rated M or PEGI-18 is included, Epic will supply a second sport that is extra accessible to youthful customers.

Epic has given away 73 video games because the program started in late 2018. It’s been a formidable group of giveaways to date, together with Subnautica, What Remains of Edith Finch, The Witness, Alan Wake, Celeste, Superhot, and plenty of extra. Even for those who’ve by no means purchased a sport from Epic, you may simply have dozens of free video games in your library proper now for those who’ve been claiming the shop’s freebies over the previous 12 months. According to Epic, the video games given away over the previous 12 months have totaled $1,455 in whole worth.

Sundered: Eldritch Edition, a chaotic Metroidvania, is the present free sport on Epic. It’s available to claim till Thursday, when will probably be changed by the following giveaway, platforming journey Horace.