Yup, more one year timed exclusives incoming.
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Publisher Bigben just announced that three of their recently announced titles will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store. As per the usual, this means a year of exclusivity on the Epic Games Store before it comes to PC. The three games that this impacts are WRC 8 (September 5), Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory (October 3), and Bee Simulator (November 14).

This news probably shouldn't come as much of a surprise to anybody. Bigben also recently published The Sinking City, which was also another Epic Games Store timed exclusive. At the time, it was said that the EGS exclusiveness was needed for The Sinking City's developer, Frogwaves, as it was "important for our future as a game development company." It seems questionable how true that statement was when three additional Bigben published titles, made from three different developers, are now announced as Epic Games Store exclusive.

Here is what head of publishing at Bigben, Benoit Clerc, has to say about this exclusivity.

"We are very pleased to be reinforcing our Epic Games store offer with a variety of unique games from our catalogue. Our latest offer is comprised of three games that are very different from each other: Bee Simulator, a superb family game; Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory, a tactical CRPG brimming with dark humour; and WRC 8, the official simulation of the FIA World Rally Championship, which will also be the first rally game available on the Epic Games Store."