Fortnite giant Epic has changed its storefront policies to allow developers and publishers take payment by whatever service they want for in-game items.
As reported by Gamasutra, Epic previously only allowed companies to take cash from consumers via a service provided by the Fortnite maker itself.
"We support developers’ right to choose among the best stores, in-app payment processors, online services, and engines, and to mix and match these components as they wish," Epic Games big wig Tim Sweeney (pictured) said.
The Fortnite firm has also been dishing out cash left, right and centre to bring games exclusively to its storefront. The first of these was Metro Exodus which was already up for pre-order on Steam and therefore annoyed gamers who were loyal to Valve's platform. Epic also paid out $10.5m to Digital Bros, the parent company of 505 Games for exclusivity on Remedy's Control.
The company paid out cash to bring Ooblets from developer Glumberland to the Epic Game Store as an exclusive, something which drew the ire of the games community who sent "thousands" of items of hate mail over the deal. Epic condemned the abuse the studio received.