The Epic Games Store got a facelift today with the rollout of new highlights including extended cloud spares, new item pages, and keyless incorporation with the Humble Store that will empower you to buy games there and have them consequently added to your EGS account.
To enable the last element, sign into your account at Humble, select “settings” from the dropdown menu under your email address, hit the “Epic Games Link” button, and afterward hurl the thumbs in the popup that shows up. That is the entire procedure—you may need to sign into your Epic record in case you’re not as of now signed in, however else you’re finished. Your mileage may differ yet I observed it to be charmingly bother free.
The change to keyless Humble activation, one Ubisoft has officially made, is an obvious attempt to end key exchanging.
Cloud spares, which appeared in July, have been extended to the following games:
• Alan Wake
• Close to the Sun
• Darksiders III
• Enter the Gungeon
• Genesis Alpha One
• Hyperlight Drifter
• Kingdom New Lands
• Mutant Year Zero
• Rebel Galaxy Outlaw
• Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter
• The Sinking City
• This War Of Mine
• World War Z
All Ubisoft games on the EGS additionally have cloud saves enabled through Uplay. Epic said it’s proceeding to work with the engineers of different games on the store to test and enable cloud saves, and upcoming games that help the element will have it empowered at dispatch. Clearly the procedure truly is somewhat more complicated than the “make cloud recoveries go” button:
Item pages are presently increasingly neatly spread out, with relevant data, including designer, labels, rating, and discharge date, at the highest point of the game portrayal, trailed by pictures, social connections, and PC framework necessities in their own divided segments.
Shockingly, there’s nothing about the status of pre loading in the update. Epic enabled the pre load highlight in May, however CEO Tim Sweeney said not long ago that pre loading won’t be accessible for Borderlands 3 in front of its September 13 dispatch, since “we aren’t sure it’s up to the requests of a blockbuster like Borderlands.” simultaneously, he communicated certainty that EGS servers will almost certainly deal with the assumed surge of clients endeavoring to buy and download the game at the same time on dispatch day. Epic declined to remark further on the announcements.
In any case, it’s a positive development, and more advances are coming: Epic is trying an “improved establishment experience” that will decrease time and drive space necessities (the new framework is live in For Honor and will come to other Ubisoft games straightaway), revealing its own video facilitating administration for store pages, upgrading the fix procedure for engineers that will essentially lessen fix download estimates, and adding a recess tracker to enable clients to guarantee that they don’t unexpectedly surpass discount time limits. The game library format is additionally being updated, starting with a “rundown see” that will empower arranging and sifting.
No date for any of these highlights were set, yet you can track with the procedure on the EGS guide.