December 12th, 2018 Q&A
Q&A: Why did you leave it on Steam for so long then do a bait and switch?
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that yes we have why did you leave satisfactory on Steam for so long and then do a bait and switch were you just using it from marketing slash of visibility before we were exclusive on epic we were on Steam and we intended to be on Steam in fact we intended to only be on Steam but that obviously changed and we didn't really want to raise any question marks because of the NDA we wouldn't be able to answer any questions in the two days last week between when the steam store page went down and when we exclude announced the exclusive deal with epic the reaction was unreal and so given what we know now looking in hindsight you know we could have done it that way and like maybe that was the better thing to do maybe it wasn't if we took the steam store page down and then started giving out alpha keys people gonna be like well where did the keys go and we can't say anything about it would have been months of questions with no answers so we we made the best decision that we could at the time and we thought that was the best thing to do and so that's what we went with is the alpha