The Epic Game Store won't accept substandard titles.



Epic Games boss Tim Sweeney - whose firm develop game of the moment 'Fortnite' - has revealed they have a vetting process and will not not accept "reasonably good quality games, of any scale, whether small indie games to huge triple-A games". He told PC Gamer: "We'll have a quality standard that doesn't accept crappy games.

"We'll take everything up to, like, an R-rated movie or an M-rated game."

Although he said they will allow for experieminetatn on the Unreal Engine.

He explained: "The side of Epic that makes creative tools like the Unreal Engine available to everybody says that you can use our tools for creating anything that's legal.

"And we have no creative say in it - we can't veto, whether we find it controversial or tasteful or not." But, he added: "We'll be aware of the quality of what's submitted prior to making a decision to list it in the store- somehow."

Unlike rival Steam, Sweeney said they will not distribute "porn games or bloatware or asset flips, or any sort of thing that's meant to shock players. The PC's an open platform and if we don't distribute it in our store you can still reach consumers directly."

Since launching at the end of 2018, games such as 'Metro Exodus' and 'Tom Clancy's Division 2' have been released exclusively on the Epic Games Store.