Indie developers get death threats over decision to make Ooblets an Epic exclusive

August 06, 2019

By Rachel Kaser

A pair of indie developers became the targets of death threats and hate speech after they decided to make their game an Epic Store exclusive. It begs the question: has this Epic vs the greater PC gaming community thing gone a little too far? Husband and wife team Rebecca Cordingley and Ben Wasser have been developing a darling life sim game called Ooblets since 2016. They’ve been fairly active and vocal developers, and have a Patreon and Discord server where they regularly interact with fans and potential buyers. Last week they announced they’d be launching Ooblets on PC exclusively through the Epic Store, in a rather flippant blog post explaining…

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