Epic Games spent nearly $12 million giving away free games in their first nine months | Rock Paper Shotgun

fortnite_blog_season-8_br08_news_featured_launch_screenkeyart_announce-1920x1080-f831323339109ab3c6a8d9e4c670f1973b8796d0 Epic Games spent nearly $12 million giving away free games in their first nine months | Rock Paper Shotgun

The trial between Epic Games and Apple kicked off yesterday, almost seven months after Epic first filed an antitrust lawsuit against their fruity foes. In the lead up to the court case, we’ve seen plenty of info come out about how the two companies operate. But now, it seems some financial documents have been made public that Epic most likely did not want to be made public. They reveal that the company paid game developers almost $12 million (around £8.6 million) to be able to release their games for free on the Epic Games Store in the first nine months of its life.

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