Epic will continue to give away free games in 2022


One of the hallmarks of the Epic Games Store is its regular offering of free games, and the company confirmed in a blog post that it will continue to give away games in 2022. Some of the games Epic has offered in the past have been quite remarkable, including Check, civilization VIand even the store crash Grand Theft Auto Vso it seems likely that the company will be making some good freebies available this year.

Epic also announced that its store has more than 194 million users, an increase of 34 million year over year. Valve hasn’t released its own year-in-review numbers for Steam, so it’s hard to tell right away how well Epic is competing, but comparing the peak concurrent user count indicates that Epic still has some catching up to do. . Epic reported a spike of 13.2 million concurrent users, while Valve’s Steam stats page currently lists a record spike of nearly 27 million users in just the past 48 hours.

After the highly anticipated addition of a shopping cart in December, Epic also promises that it will continue to add features to the store. Updates to look forward to include profiles, allowing players to prioritize downloads and improvements to the speed and performance of the Epic Games Launcher.

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