Bethesda may also work on their own digital game store and platform

May

1

2016

Publisher Bethesda may work to its own digital distribution platform for games, similar to existing platforms like Steam and Uplay. The company has put an early version of his own launcher online and on his site is a fairly extensive catalog.

On Bethesda.net to the launcher download . This consists of several tabs, including “Games” and “Mods.” In addition, a ‘Redeem code’ button that links to the website of the publisher. All this might indicate that the publisher of games like Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim are offering undergoes bring their own digital distribution platform.

It is not the first step that the publisher in this direction. Then in April, the Creation Kit and infrastructure mods for Fallout 4 went into beta, Bethesda revealed that remarkably had enough chose not to host the mods on Steam, which previously offered a ready-made workshop. Bethesda previous games such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the workshop used just that. Instead, the fallout be 4-mods placed on Bethesda.net.

Bethesda would not be the first to make such a move. After the advent of steam followed publishers Ubisoft and Electronic Arts with Uplay and Origin, respectively. The difference between Origin and Uplay is that Uplay games also offered on Steam, but many Origin games are exclusive to the EA platform. Whether the games from Bethesda would be exclusive to this new platform, is not clear.

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