If you’re a PC gamer who hasn’t already done this, you might want to open up the Epic Games Store and grab the last part of the promotion for 15 days of free games. It is especially worth your time because instead of giving users a single title such as Shenmue III or control, the Epic Games Store is ready to cough up the entire relaunched Tomb Raider trilogy: Tomb Raider Game of the Year Edition, Rise of the Tomb Raider 20th anniversary, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive Edition.
Trying to add the titles to your digital library earlier today has been more difficult than it should have been as subsequent server problems persisted yesterday Fourteen days failure, slowed down the store. It’s unclear if Epic Games is still having issues or if people just really wanted these games, but the status page says everything should be going fine now.
If you’re wondering how Epic Games can afford to simply give away games, check out these Documents that emerged earlier this year as part of his Litigation with Apple via the app store. As Tim Sweeney confirmed on Twitter, the company is negotiating a flat fee for the giveaways instead of per copy, suddenly making software worth billions of dollars much cheaper.
We don’t know how much the Square Enix company is paying to give away the Tomb Raider games, however one Arkham trilogy Competition 2019 cost the company just $ 1.5 million – a relative drop in the bucket compared to the money Fourteen days brings in, plus the value of bringing more customers to his game store.
They can be added for free until January 6th at 11:00 AM ET, leaving plenty of time to get them – unless you forget and never do, so it’s probably a better idea to just now click the Get button.