The company making up with developers
EA has announced that they make a deal with developers who have crowd-funded projects with tools such as Kickstarter.com
EA wants to show its friendliest face to the public and has revealed that it will be publishing for free, selected projects which have received crowd-funding.
According to MCVUK:
NEWS SOURCE: EA offers free publishing deal to crowd funded projects (via) MCV UKThe publisher has announced that it is to offer free distribution for games funded by crowd-source initiatives.
This would include schemes such as Kickstarter, which has risen to prominence amongst the games development community in recent months.
Any titles that meet the criteria will see the distribution fees waived for 90 days.
"The public support for crowd-funding creative game ideas coming from small developers today is nothing short of phenomenal,” EA's senior VP of Origin David DeMartini stated.
"It's also incredibly healthy for the gaming industry. Gamers around the world deserve a chance to play every great new game, and by waiving distribution fees on Origin we can help make that a reality for successfully crowd-funded developers.”
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