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Phil Spencer reportedly still wants xCloud on other consoles

11 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

In an email acquired as part of the ongoing Epic Games vs Apple lawsuit, it looks like Phil Spencer's plans to get xCloud on other consoles aren't dead yet. The email, from August of last year to Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, which was picked up by video games industry analyst Benji Sales, shows...
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Here's how much Epic paid for Borderlands 3 exclusivity

Here's how much Epic paid for Borderlands 3 exclusivity

11 days ago   |   By SlashGear

One of the most controversial things Epic has done with the Epic Games Store involves signing exclusivity contracts with developers and publishers. These contracts make PC games exclusive to the Epic Games Store for a certain period of time, specifically keeping them off Steam - the most popular PC gaming store around. There have been a lot of notable Epic...
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Apple exec suggested cutting App Store commission back in 2011

Apple exec suggested cutting App Store commission back in 2011

11 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

According to documents released as part of the ongoing Epic v. Apple hearings, Phil Schiller, the Apple executive in charge of the App Store, suggested cutting the tech giant's 30 percent App Store commission to 25 or 20 percent back in 2011.
Schiller floated the idea to Apple CEO Steve Jobs and the company's head of services, Eddy Cue. The email, first reported by Bloomberg , was released as part of Apple's legal battle with Epic Games.
The App Store head starts the email with, “Do we think our 70/30 split will last forever?,” before saying that “I think someday we will see enough...
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The Epic Games Store Has Not Turned A Profit Yet According To Tim Sweeney

11 days ago   |   By GameSpot

Unlike Fortnite , the Epic Games Store seems to be losing money for its operator. According to Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, the digital storefront is "hundreds of millions of dollars short of being profitable." According to Sweeney's testimony from the Epic Games Vs. Apple trial, the company's digital platform will be in the green "within three or four years." Additionally, the Washington Post reported that a document entered into evidence for the trial showed that the Epic Games Store required a $359 million investment from Epic Games from the year following its launch. According to...
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