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I mean sure they are sponsoring it but should it even be called the PC Gaming Show rather than the Epic Games Store Gaming Show because I can’t imagine it being anything else.
I wouldn’t have(as much) of a problem with Valve or GOG doing this and calling it a PC Gaming Show because 90% of their content is released on other stores without restrictions.
Would love to be surprised though if this is an unbiased show and not just an advert for EGS.
Yes, how dare consumers express displeasure with aggressive business practices, bringing "console war" bullshit to a previously agnostic platform, and eliminating consumer choice / competition. They should just suck-up to the corporate overlords.
Come the fuck on, posters saying they don't understand or want details on why be mad about EGS. If you have any genuine interest you could check any of the previous threads where literal lists were made and finer points were debated and expanded again and again and again.