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Chazore said:
shikamaru317 said:

Is Gabe Newell ever going to get his head out of the sand and respond to the threat that Epic poses? Valve still haven't matched Epic's developer profit sharing, still haven't started moneyhatting exclusives of their own. It's like he's just sitting up in his ivory tower watching as Epic steals more and more games and more and more of Steam's marketshare.

Jesus Christ, why on earth would you want Valve to stoop to their level of mediocrity?. 

Valve matching the cut isn't going to magically stop EG from buying up exclusives, you should know this isn't their game by now, because consoles take the same cut, as do other storefronts and even Discord offers the superior cut, and yet EG aren't matching theirs. 

Come on man, don't turn this platform into a "PC gaming must fight back like console gaming" mentality. I do not want Valve playing Epic's little childish game of "who can destroy an open platform the fastest?". 

I'm not necessarily saying that Valve should moneyhat games, I'm just saying that Valve hasn't responded to the threat that EGS presents yet after months of Epic continually buying games and continually stealing marketshare. They definitely should match the profit sharing though, it's alot cheaper for Epic to buy exclusives when the devs/publishers are not only getting the moneyhat money, but also a larger cut of the sales.

The situation is not going to magically get any better for Valve or Steam users if Valve keeps doing nothing. Epic's not going to stop moneyhatting exclusives clearly, their strategy is clearly working because their userbase is growing quickly. The situation will only get worse as EGS catches up to Steam on user requested features, most of which are on Epic's roadmap.