Could it be true that the new Epic Games exclusivity deal has cost the company more than US$10 million?\r\n\r\nThe Tim Sweeney-led American firm has been known for closing exclusivity deals. Its list of exclusive games under its name has been noticeably getting longer each year. It has been entering into different contracts with various developers. This is to ensure that they have the exclusive distribution rights to what they believe are fantastic titles.\r\n\r\nThe Epic Games Store has been addressing its competition with Steam head-on. Thus, its mother company has never stopped acquiring new hot deals.\r\n\r\nAs of June this year, the following are among the included titles in the Epic Games exclusivity deal list:\r\n\r\n\u00b7 Ashen\r\n\u00b7 Hades\r\n\u00b7 Dauntless\r\n\u00b7 Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek\r\n\u00b7 Dangerous Driving\r\n\u00b7 Genesis Alpha One\r\n\u00b7 Rebel Galaxy Outlaw\r\n\u00b7 The Walking Dead: The Final Season\r\n\u00b7 Satisfactory\r\n\u00b7 Tom Clancy\u2019s The Division 2\r\n\u00b7 World War Z\r\n\u00b7 Roller Coaster Tycoon Adventures\r\n\u00b7 Metro: Exodus\r\n\r\nIn the latest update, Control, the game developed by Remedy Entertainment, has reportedly been just added to the list. Daniel Ahmad of Niko Partners, a consulting firm, divulged via his Twitter account about the supposed Epic Games exclusivity deal. Accordingly, he got the information from Digital Bros., the parent company of the game\u2019s developer 505 Games.\r\n\r\n[embed]https:\/\/twitter.com\/ZhugeEX\/status\/1175025884056756225[\/embed]\r\n\r\nThe revelation did not stop with the amount of payment made, which reportedly totaled \u20ac9.49 million. The publisher was accused of receiving 55 percent of the total value.\r\n\r\nWhile interacting with his followers, Ahmad continued to disclose that 100 percent of the payment was from Epic games alone. No payment came from Microsoft and Sony. Likewise, it was pointed out that this is for the exclusive distribution of Control. Nevertheless, he admitted that he is no longer aware if such payment has \u201cother strings attached\u201d to it.\r\n\r\nThe thread about the latest Epic Games exclusivity deal which Ahmad started also mentioned about another \u201cupdate.\u201d\r\n\r\nAccordingly, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One did some pre-orders, too. However, they did not pay anything before June 30 this year. What he was trying to emphasize, therefore, was that the multi-million payment all came from Epic Games.\r\n\r\nIn August, Wlad Marhhulets shared about turning down a possible contract from the company for the exclusive distribution of Darq. Based on his narration, Epic approached him a few days after he announced about the availability of the game on Steam. He added that he immediately rejected the offer even before they talked about the involved amount.\r\n\r\nIn the coming days, fans may wait for the other games that would make to the Epic Games exclusivity deal list. Watch out!