Epic Games Store hopes to win people over with first sale

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One of them also happens to still be in its pre-order phase, but its publisher has said that it will be back on the Epic Games Store soon, with no indication as to when that will be. According to Epic, those refunds will go out in the next 7-12 days.

It's a good sale, especially with that extra 10 quid discount, and it's fortunate that it's started after Epic chose to add the inexplicably absent search feature.

Epic Games accidentally announced their Mega Sale earlier in the week.

The sale will be running from today, May 16, until June 13.

It's not an overt money thing here, because according to John Wick Hex developer Mike Bithell, Epic is picking up the difference and paying developers and publishers that wayward $10.

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The competing stores' sales on indie games are similar. Here are the top titles with chunky discounts that caught our eye.

Discounts do vary and of course, the Epic Games Store doesn't have a shopping cart yet, so buying multiple games is a bit of a chore.

Of course, don't forget that you get £10 (or $10) off nearly any game you buy (with the aforementioned caveats). The company has pledged to give an additional US$10 discount for said games.

The so-called Epic Mega Sale has just begun on Epic's online games store, and whatever your views on this sometimes controversial retail outlet, it can't be denied that this is indeed a pretty epic event in terms of the discounts available. Games on offer include the recently released Shakedown Hawaii, which has a tenner off and is down to £4.99, Saber Interactive's World War Z which is down to £18.10 (so with an extra tenner off is just eight quid!), and the final season of The Walking Dead which is down to £4.24.

Epic is also expanding its free game every two weeks during the sale. "To all our players, thank you for your patience and understanding around this". I grabbed Control, and was planning on getting Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines 2, but I obviously bought them in the wrong order.

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