Epic Games Store recently launched Star Wars Battlefront II for free as part of its weekly free-to-claim program. The game was claimed by nearly 20 million users, now the platform is closing a very successful month with two great titles.
Available now, the strategy RPG For The King, and Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition can be redeemed at no cost (you will only need a free account)
Salt’s world is on the verge of collapse. Citizens, once free spirits, are now oppressed and isolated. But all is not lost, because a heroine, a ray of hope, was born in this atmosphere of terror. Her name is Dandara.
Defy gravity by jumping on floors, walls and ceilings. Discover the mysteries and secrets hidden in the world of Salt and the many different characters who inhabit it. Lead Dandara in her battle for survival against enemies and oppressors.
Awaken Dandara to restore freedom and balance to this hopeless world.
For The King is a mix of strategy, turn-based combat, and roguelike elements. Each map is unique, thanks to procedural generated maps, missions, and events. The game can be played co-op online.
The Epic Games team also released a report of a very positive 2020, they affirm that it’s thanks to all of their partners who helped them “bring joy to so many gamers around the world”.
Epic Games Store currently has over 160 million Epic Games Store PC users. Daily active users are up 192% to 31.3 million daily active players, with a peak CCU of 13 million concurrent players this year (up from 7M in 2019). Monthly active users in December rose from 32 million in 2019 to 56 million.
This surge in player growth has also led to an increase in purchasing and playtime, In 2020, PC customers on the Epic Games Store spent over $700M of which third party games represented 37% at $265M.
In 2020, the Epic Games Store community played 70% more hours with a total playtime of 5.70 billion hours in 2020 compared to 3.35 billion hours in 2019.