Epic is launching its own Android games storefront off back of Fortnite success

Epic is launching its own Android games storefront off back of Fortnite success

Games and software development firm Epic has announced the rollout of a new retail platform.

The headline feature on this new venture is the competitive revenue share terms; developers will be keeping a whopping 88 per cent of cash made from games, compared to just 12 per cent going to Epic. The store is set to launch 'soon' with a curated selection of games, and will be opening up to other projects and platforms throughout next year. While the initial release was vague on this topic, the official announcement on Epic's site makes it clear that it will be rolling out on Android in 2019

"As a developer ourselves, we have always wanted a platform with great economics that connects us directly with our players," said Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney (pictured).

"Thanks to the success of Fortnite, we now have this and are ready to share it with other developers."

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