11 May 2021 9:14 PM +00:00

Epic Games Store Is Planning A Loyalty Program, Includes Rocket League And Fortnite Rewards

The legal battle between Epic Games and Apple began last week and even now, new revelations are still coming forward. With court documents revealing Epic's plans for a mobile edition of Rocket League, a next-gen upgrade with Rocket League "Next", and several planned additions to Fortnite, we've got a further look at plans for Epic Games Store growth.

With the legal drama having laid bare Epic's business strategy - including how much they paid for those free weekly games - we've now also learned that Epic are planning a loyalty program for the Epic Games Store, which would include Rocket League and Fortnite rewards.

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Epic Games Store Is Planning A Loyalty Program, Includes Rocket League And Fortnite Rewards

As spotted by known Fortnite news leaker iFireMonkey, this planned update wouldn't impact players on other PC platforms like Steam - which would only affect Rocket League players, granted - but aims to reward those using the Epic Games Store version for both.

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Furthermore, that document also advises planned "incremental tie-in content" given away on the Epic Games Store would be sold on console platforms, though the wording implies this would be a paid microtransaction to offset costs. This remains unconfirmed by Epic, but we'll keep you updated if/when this happens.