Epic Games rolled out a brand new replace for its Epic Games Store proper on the finish of October to revamp the storefront and pave the way in which for brand spanking new options coming sooner or later. The replace was introduced on October 31st and was launched on the identical day with the shop’s new look and some optimizations to enhance the expertise. An perception into different options which might be being labored on indicated that critics’ critiques and a wishlist amongst different issues could be added in a while.
The most noticeable impact of the replace is the brand new retailer that customers will flick through after they’re purchasing for video games. A few totally different filtering choices will let customers type the video games by totally different classes like genres they wish to browse or what different individuals are enjoying essentially the most.
“Our first iteration of the new storefront experience is live! You can see what games are trending, filter by genre, and more – find games you love faster and easier than before,” Epic Games stated in its October Feature Update. “Please try it out and let us know what you think.”
Even if you happen to’re not shopping for your entire video games from the Epic Games Store, there’s an opportunity that you simply’ve acquired the launcher downloaded so to accumulate the free video games it gives each now and then. The optimizations made to the shop have made it in order that the location handles its guests higher and smooths out moments of excessive site visitors when folks attempt to get the free video games and tune in for different occasions.
As for the way forward for the shop, Epic Games laid out the enhancements and options beneath which might be presently in improvement.
Development in Progress
- Wishlist – We’re working to carry wishlisting to the shop. You’ll be capable of wishlist any provide on the shop and you’ll be notified of gross sales or promotions for that supply.
- Updated Library Grid View – We’re persevering with to enhance our library. We’ll be updating the visuals for the grid view to higher align with the brand new presentation of video games on the storefront. We’ll even be making a number of polish enhancements to the prevailing listview.
- Critic Reviews – We’re excited to be working with OpenCritic to carry critic critiques to our recreation element pages.
The Epic Games Store replace for October is now accessible with these different options deliberate for a later launch.