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Microsoft will slash its own store cut on PC game sales

Microsoft will cut in half the amount of money it takes from PC game sales via the Microsoft Store, as of 1st August.

The reduction – from 30 percent down to 12 – means more money in the developer’s pocket, and less in Microsoft’s.

This 12/88 revenue split brings the Microsoft Store in-line with the Epic Games Store. Steam, the PC game marketplace leader, still takes 30 percent (which shrinks to 25 and then 20 percent for more profitable games).

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Microsoft will cut in half the amount of money it takes from PC game sales via the Microsoft Store, as of 1st August.

The reduction – from 30 percent down to 12 – means more money in the developer’s pocket, and less in Microsoft’s.

This 12/88 revenue split brings the Microsoft Store in-line with the Epic Games Store. Steam, the PC game marketplace leader, still takes 30 percent (which shrinks to 25 and then 20 percent for more profitable games).

Read more

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