The Epic Games Store has revealed its next free title
Terraforming Mars will replace Paradigm and Just Die Already
The Epic Games Store’s next free title has been announced.
Asmodee Digital’s Terraforming Mars will be available as a free download from the Epic Games Store from May 5-12.
It will replace surreal adventure game Paradigm, and “old people mayhem sandbox game” Just Die Already, which are currently free to download until May 5.
Just Die Already - Announcement Trailer
The Epic Games Store gave away 89 free titles last year (down from 103 in 2020), with a combined worth of $2,120.
According to Epic, which released Unreal Engine 5 this month, users claimed over 765 million free games in 2021.
Sony recently invested an additional $1 billion in Epic, which announced the completion of a new funding round this month.
The PlayStation maker already had a minority stake in Epic, having previously invested $450 million in the Fortnite maker.
KIRKBI, the holding and investment company behind the Lego Group, also invested $1 billion in Epic in the latest funding round, which was designed to accelerate the companies’ ambitions in the metaverse space.
Epic and Lego announced this month that they had entered a long-term partnership “to shape the future of the metaverse to make it safe and fun for children and families”.