Rockstar Games won the gold rocker award last year, "Wild Dart 2" has officially listed on the PC platform on November 5 this year, but it is exclusively on the R star own platform and Epic Games mall, Steam is a month late until It went on sale on December 5. Players can guess what is going on.
That's right, Epic Games obtained a one-month exclusive period of "Wild Dart 2" in the Epic mall through the transaction with R Star. As for the effectiveness, according to the latest data report of SuperData, a well-known foreign game research organization, "Wild Dart 2" was sold. Out of 408,000 sets.
According to another data comparison by SuperData, Borderlands 3, popular in overseas markets, sold 1.78 million units in the first month exclusively on the Epic Games mall.
After all, Wilderness 2 is a work that debuted on the console last year. The short-term exclusive sales benefit is not so high. In addition, the attention may not be as high as that of Borderlands 3 as the latest IP series. The Steam platform is still dead. Loyal supporters, players are willing to spend time waiting for the game to appear on their favorite platform.
It is worth mentioning that this SuperData report also specifically mentioned that "Star Wars Jedi: The Fall of the Samurai" sold 2.14 million units in November, becoming the highest sales record of the Star Wars game series in the digital download market. . The "Pokémon Sword / Shield" sold 2.72 million sets in November, making it the best-selling game of Nintendo in 2019.
However, the report also specifically mentioned that the revenue of the free game market on the console platform fell sharply by 41% compared with the same period last year. Games such as "Fortress Night", "H1Z1", "Destiny 2" and "Warframe" In the first place, the total revenue in November was only 84.7 million US dollars, but "Fortress Night" still accounts for 51% of the revenue in the free console game market in 2019.
In other words, Epic Games still has considerable capital and continues to fight this exclusive war on the PC platform.