Epic Games CEO Uses ‘Crappy Games’ Comment into Criticize Steam Sintore #Epic_GamesMarch 24, 2019
Another feature the Epic Games Store holds over Steam is the quality of its games, which Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney was keen to point out.
Sweeney also explained that while the Epic Games Store won’t have anything like a “console certification process,” Epic Games will “somehow” be aware of the quality of a game before it’s released.
The executive didn’t fully detail how this would work, but did say that “humans can make those judgment calls, and they’ll be pretty reasonable.”
Steam has been accused of allowing bloatware and poor quality games on its platform before.
Steam early access also has a history of being abused, to the point where Steam had to rewrite its early access rules .
While things have improved over the years, many have called for more curation and human moderation.
Steam has also allowed controversial games like Hatred to be sold temporarily on the platform before it was pulled.
Many have criticized Steam platform-holder Valve for being so willing to sell poor quality or hateful games just to make money from them.
If the sale of these games is an accident, then Valve should do more to clean up Steam.
While the launch of the storefront hasn’t been a home run (there is backlash over its exclusives), this news is what some needed to hear to jump from Steam to the Epic Games Store .
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