Epic Games has announced that it is getting rid of its $19 monthly fee for developers who want to make games using Unreal Engine 4. Epic will still take 5% of any gross revenue generated by an Unreal Engine 4-based app or game every quarter after it reaches $3,000 in revenue.
Epic first announced its affordable $19 monthly fee for Unreal Engine 4 in 2014, which can be used to make games for Windows 8.1 and the Xbox One, among other platforms. So why is it ditching this revenue stream? Epic stated:
Any developers who had signed up for the old paid subscription fee will get a $30 credit that can be spent in the Unreal Engine Marketplace for purchasing additional content. Epic has already announced that Unreal Engine 4 will support Windows 10.
Source: Epic Games
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