RSS Feeds NGN on Facebook NGN on Twitter NGN on YouTube
Welcome, Guest. Login | Register | PW? ]
Header logo

Metro Exodus leaving Steam for Epic Games Store

Just a month before release, the publisher makes a big switch

Posted on

With under a month to go until the PC launch of Metro Exodus, publisher Deep Silver has announced that the game will be available exclusively on the Epic Games Store going forward.

The digital PC version of the game will now only be available via the Epic store, and will remain there exclusively for one year. It is said that Epic takes a smaller cut from sales of a game, and to compliment this, the price has been reduced by $10 on the new store.

Any customer with an outstanding pre-order for Metro Exodus on PC through any digital retailer will still receive their game on that platform, so fans on Steam who have preordered over the past year will still get the game there.

Valve, the owners of the Steam platform, have also issued a statement on the game's page, which reads: "The developer and publisher have assured us that all prior sales of the game on Steam will be fulfilled on Steam, and Steam owners will be able to access the game and any future updates or DLC through Steam."

"We think the decision to remove the game is unfair to Steam customers, especially after a long pre-sale period. We apologize to Steam customers that were expecting it to be available for sale through the February 15th release date, but we were only recently informed of the decision and given limited time to let everyone know," they added.

While Metro Exodus is not the first game to announce that the PC version will be exclusive to the Epic Games store, it's certainly the first to make the switch so close to launch, and after already being available on Steam for a long time.

Metro Exodus

blog comments powered by Disqus
Game Screens
Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus
There are currently 0 members and 132 guests on the website right now.
Who's On?
Activity in the past 10 minutes:
  • 132 guests
Metro Exodus
Metro Exodus box art Platform:
Our Review of Metro Exodus
The Verdict:
Game Ranking
Metro Exodus is ranked #147 out of 1476 total reviewed games. It is ranked #2 out of 80 games reviewed in 2019.
146. Forza Horizon 3
Xbox One
147. Metro Exodus
148. Monster Hunter: World
PlayStation 4
Related Games
Metro: Last Light Metro: Last Light
Platform: PlayStation 4
Released: August 2014
Developer: 4A Games
Metro 2033 Metro 2033
Platform: PC
Released: March 2010
Developer: 4A Games

Metro Exodus
17 images added 188 days ago
Metro Exodus - Reveal Trailer
Posted: Jun 12, 2017 02:13
Metro Exodus - The Aurora Trailer
Posted: Dec 8, 2017 00:13
Metro Exodus - E3 2018 Gameplay Trailer
Posted: Jun 10, 2018 22:24
New Game Network NGN Facebook NGN Twitter NGN Youtube NGN RSS