Epic Games has announced a new version of cross-platform play development tools for developers, which will firstly focus on Windows PC applications, and will be able to unify friend content on the Epic Games Store and Steam platforms on a single platform, and even make it easier for players The games scattered on the Epic Games Store and Steam platforms are concentrated on a single platform.
Judging from the current announcements, Epic Games hopes that by integrating the two services of the Epic Games Store and Steam, Epic Games Store users can directly access the friends list originally on Steam through development tool resources, and through Steam The purchased game content can also be called directly from the Epic Games Store through account linkage to activate the game content stored on Steam.
This approach will allow users to unify all game works scattered on the Epic Games Store and Steam through the Epic Games Store service platform, which means that players may easily manage their games in a centralized manner, while attracting more people to use them. Epic Games Store service.
In addition to providing this development tool for the Windows PC platform, Epic Games revealed that it will also launch versions suitable for macOS and Linux operating system environments, and will even add corresponding game consoles and mobile devices to support more cross-platform linked games. experience.
However, Epic Games has not yet disclosed the details of the continuous action method outside the Windows PC platform, but emphasized that it will use its service platform resources and game engine technology to meet more cross-platform play needs.