Both Epic Games and Deep Silver have announced a partnership that will see the digital PC version of Metro Exodus solely on Epic Games store.
Players can pre-purchase both the Standard and Gold Edition at epicgames.com from $49.99 in North America and 59.99Euro in most European countries. All pre-orders will include the Metro Exodus Original Soundtrack and “The World of Metro” digital art book.
Speaking on the announcement, Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic had this to say: “Metro Exodus is amazing and is deservedly one of the most anticipated PC titles of 2019. We are partnering with Deep Silver to launch Metro Exodus, underpinned by Epic’s marketing support and commitment to offering an 88% revenue split, enabling game creators to further reinvest in building great games and improving the economics of game stores for everybody.”
“We are delighted to partner with Epic to bring the digital PC version of Metro Exodus to market,” said Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO at Deep Silver. “Epic’s generous revenue terms are a game changer that will allow publishers to invest more into content creation, or pass on savings to the players. By teaming up with Epic we will be able to invest more into the future of Metro and our ongoing partnership with series developer 4A Games, to the benefit of our Metro fans.”
For any player that has an outstanding pre-order for Metro Exodux on PC through any other digital retailer will still receive their game as expected.
Metro Exodus is due to release on 15 February 2019 on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.