Last month, we learned that the Epic Games Store for PC games managed to add 34 million new users to its member list in 2021 alone, with 31.1 million daily active users, and according to the latest announcement from Epic, there are more than 500 million accounts registered on the store. digital at the moment.
Epic continues to build its store as a competitor to Steam and is trying to bring in new players for titles like Fortnite and Rocket League, though, Epic hasn’t shared further details about the huge account numbers, so it’s not clear if these accounts represent segments like people who only play Epic’s own games Like Fortnite or those who only use the Store.
The Epic Games Store currently offers 917 games, nearly twice as many games over the past 12 months, and $840 million in spending. $540 million was spent on the games the company took on to publish on PC.
Epic has confirmed that it will continue to offer free games on a weekly basis, which is a popular way to attract new users to sign up for its store, with a bunch of improvements coming this year including the ability to set priorities while downloading games and queuing selected games, and library improvements will allow you to filter and organize your games more Even better, you will also be able to view your game library outside of the Epic Games launcher app.