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Epic Games has announced a new publishing arm that is partnering with genDESIGN, Playdead, and Remedy Entertainment.

Epic stated that its publishing vision is a massive stride in the right direction for developer-focused publishing. With its new model, Epic has pledged to give developers full creative freedom during the development process as well as ownership over any intellectual property.

Epic Games Publishing will also fund entire projects from start to ship including quality assurance, marketing, and developer salaries will all be covered. Additionally, developers will earn 50 percent of profits after costs have been recouped on Epic’s side.

Within Epic’s press release, founder and CEO Tim Sweeney said:

We’re building the publishing model we always wanted for ourselves when we worked with publishers.

All three studios have received massive critical success in their respective development careers. Playdead’s recent releases include Limbo and Inside and the studio has been working on a new 3D science fiction adventure.

genDESIGN created the beloved The Last Guardianand Remedy Entertainment most recently released Control to critical success.

Epic also added that more information will be coming in the following months including more developer partnerships and game announcements.

Check out the video below for the full announcement from Epic.

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Tommus Gerwin
Existing somewhere in one of the Final Fantasy universes, Tommus manages to find some spare time to write news for OnlySP. Gaming has been his most consistent pastime since he can remember, and he decided that the best place for him to be was in the midst of it all. To this day he still hails Fallout: New Vegas as his all time favorite game, and dabbles in others such as the Final Fantasy and Metro series. Despite being raised on Nintendo and PlayStation he’s somehow found his home on Xbox Live where he helps out as an Ambassador.

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