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    Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Ubisoft started its event already, Epic Games starts its Holiday giveaways tomorrow.
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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Don't forget, you need to actually install the "free" game you get via EGS to ensure the developer gets paid for it, and just as important, to make sure Epic get charged for it.
    If you claim but don't install, Epic just get their free advertising, and thats bad for all of us

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Quote Originally Posted by Spud1 View Post
    Don't forget, you need to actually install the "free" game you get via EGS to ensure the developer gets paid for it, and just as important, to make sure Epic get charged for it.
    If you claim but don't install, Epic just get their free advertising, and thats bad for all of us
    Ahh, didn't know that, I quite often grab a game I like the look/sound of but then wait to install it until I want to actually play something new..

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Quote Originally Posted by Spud1 View Post
    Don't forget, you need to actually install the "free" game you get via EGS to ensure the developer gets paid for it, and just as important, to make sure Epic get charged for it.
    If you claim but don't install, Epic just get their free advertising, and thats bad for all of us
    Is that at any point or within the giveaway period?

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Quote Originally Posted by loftie View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Spud1 View Post
    Don't forget, you need to actually install the "free" game you get via EGS to ensure the developer gets paid for it, and just as important, to make sure Epic get charged for it.
    If you claim but don't install, Epic just get their free advertising, and thats bad for all of us
    Is that at any point or within the giveaway period?
    I'd like to know this too.... I'm not going to install everything and not play it/uninstall it, but I will grab stuff that interests me for 'later'.

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    GOG just emailed details of its winter promo, as follows:

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    72h giveaway of Prison Architect available until December 19th, 2 PM UTC
    New releases: Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey (-60%), Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (-60%), The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series (-40%), and Shing! (-50%)
    Game collections, including The Witcher Universe Collection with additional discounts when you complete the series, Paradox and Devolver publisher bundles, genre collections, and more
    First-ever 15% off discount for recently re-released KONAMI classics, including METAL GEAR SOLID and Silent Hill 4: The Room
    Over 3,300 gaming deals up to 91% off

    "

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    UPlay offered me an in-game mask/skin... for a game I don't own. Really?

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Quote Originally Posted by loftie View Post
    Is that at any point or within the giveaway period?
    I am not sure - the info above came from Tim Sweeney & various media outlets who picked it up - they dont mention if you have to install during the giveaway period or not sadly.

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Got to be honest I grab all this stuff and never play it. I recently extended my game pass ultimate to 3 years and don't use that enough... Was pleased to get starlink though. I have the game on xbox and switch already!
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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Epic's current freebie is Cities Skylines (Game changes at 1600 GMT each day)

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Quote Originally Posted by iworrall View Post
    Epic's current freebie is Cities Skylines (Game changes at 1600 GMT each day)
    Sweet, I got like 79 games for free from epic so far not paid for 1!

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Ah ok, hopefully it's at any time. I've played a couple but not most of the ones i've claimed.

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    Re: Epic Games and Ubisoft line up days of festive giveaways

    Hopefully there is some solid games. Can't complain either way since they're free after all

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