The conversation surrounding the Epic Games Store has officially gotten effing nasty. People are mad at Epic’s behavior, but that anger is spilling into areas it really shouldn’t, and legit criticism of Epic is getting lost in the noise.
Ultimately, the problem with Epic Games is Epic Games. Well… that and the economics supporting Epic’s business tactics. This is especially true knowing that Epic is enacting a double standard to pressure indie developers into taking its deal.
Indie devs deserve some slack here, for all the hate they’re getting. Dumping on them isn’t helping. Let’s bring the focus back to Epic and the playground Epic’s cavorting in.