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Epic Games Store now offers Spotify, signaling app store ambitions beyond just games

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Spotify is now available on the Epic Games Store, signaling that developer Epic Games may be taking steps to turning what has so far been strictly a PC games store into a more general app distribution platform. Spotify is free to download.

The Epic Games Store is still a relatively new digital distribution platform, having launched in December 2018 as a rival to Valve’s Steam. But from the jump, Epic offered more generous payouts to developers, taking only 12 percent of a developer’s revenues for its cut instead of the 30 percent taken in many cases by Valve, as well as Apple and Google.

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