Epic Video games Retailer now helps pricing in Indian Rupee (INR). That is nice information for PC avid gamers in India, as you do not have to fret about US greenback (USD) to rupee conversions, or the related charges that Indian banks cost for buying one thing in worldwide currencies. Epic Video games Retailer’s INR help arrives forward of schedule, because it was initially deliberate to be rolled out in 2021. With that, Epic Video games Retailer appears to be permitting localised pricing as properly, although as all the time, it is within the arms of the developer.
Ubisoft titles comparable to Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion, that weren’t out there in INR to PC avid gamers in any respect beforehand, are available at Rs. 2,999. It isn’t what you’ll name localised, nevertheless it’s nonetheless higher than the $44 (about Rs. 3,260) you needed to play earlier on Epic Games Store, or the EUR 60 (about Rs. 5,280) that you just nonetheless need to pay on the Ubisoft Retailer that does not help INR pricing. New video games comparable to Iron Harvest (Rs. 1,899) or Bridge Constructor: The Strolling Lifeless (Rs. 349) are according to or round Steam costs.
Not all costs are as aggressive. The highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 is Rs. 2,999 on Steam, however Rs. 3,205 on Epic Video games Retailer. (It is one other matter altogether that Cyberpunk 2077 is without doubt one of the uncommon PC video games out there at retail in India, and likewise extra reasonably priced at Rs. 2,499.)
However hey, no less than you now have the choice of instantly evaluating costs, between Steam and Epic Video games Retailer, one thing that wasn’t out there earlier for PC avid gamers in India. Together with Ubisoft Retailer, CD Projekt Pink’s GOG.com continues to be caught in USD pricing. Steam introduced INR support in late 2015.
On Epic Video games Retailer, Indian rupee joins an entire host of supported currencies, together with USD (US Greenback), CAD (Canadian Greenback), AUD (Australian Greenback), GBP (Nice British Pound), EUR (Euro), PLN (Polish Zloty), RUB (Russian Ruble), KRW (South Korean Gained), JPY (Japanese Yen), TRY (Turkish Lira), UAH (Ukrainian Hryvnia), BRL (Brazilian Actual), SEK (Swedish Krona), DKK (Danish Krone), NOK (Norwegian Krone), MXN (Mexican Peso), PEN (Peruvian Sol), CZK (Czech Koruna), ILS (Israeli Shekel), CHF (Swiss Franc), and HUF (Hungarian Forint).
Now that INR is out there on Epic Video games Retailer, hopefully extra fee methodology decisions shall be subsequent in line. That is a part of Epic Video games Retailer’ roadmap underneath “future growth,” in spite of everything.
The Mako Reactor was the primary to report on Epic Video games Retailer’s INR help.