December 12th, 2018 Q&A Q&A: ...but then why?

December 12th, 2018 Q&A

Q&A: ...but then why?

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but then why yes do we have a bunch of reasons why we went with the epic game store and one of the first reasons is because we have a long working relationship with epic since the very beginning of coffee-stained we've only been using Unreal Engine apart from like a couple mobile games so we have a really good relationship there with epic another thing is we like that it is an option like another option which then only focuses on giving sort of quality curated titles so that's kind of cool another thing is the revenue share obviously it is better than other places and what we would like to be a part of is trying to set that as a new standard for the industry which would be super cool having said all that who knows maybe it's no good maybe this just doesn't work out crashes and burns we have no idea we can't predict the future so we're gonna be evaluating this as we go hopefully hopefully things work out so that's all the reasons why I'm kidding yeah we got cash money we got payment for the exclusivity deal now how that's good for us and maybe even good for you is that one it gives us stability as a studio it guarantees that we can keep going it guarantees that we will be fine after creating satisfactory it means we may be able to support it for longer if we have a move on from satisfactory that we can have you know we're gonna have a better budget to create better games now one thing about getting a bunch of money is that it's quite easy to promise yeah we're gonna put it into great creative games in the future and then just like not do that the way that we chose to make satisfactory was not like this corporate board room which is like hey I think this is a great niche market to get into we should do that no it was literally the developers the programs and the designers and one that voted to make it we had a prototyping process where a bunch of games with thoughta and us the developers chose to make satisfactory I don't know I think we have a nice history there of putting our resources into cool projects so I hope that you know us being financially stable with satisfactory means we really will keep doing that in the future is it a timed exclusive deal yeah it's