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Some legal questions

1- If i sell a commercial game and i pay/give to Epic the 5% of royalties x months, i need to buy that month or next month the engine subscription or Epic give me free that months the subscriptions ? ( and in company are 2 to 4 workers)

2- If in my game, web or license have a line with "Please if you make videos or streamings of this game and generate money with that consider donate a %" and for example some Youtubers give/donate me/company a $$$, i need pay from that $$$ the 5% or royalties ?

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asked Dec 09 '14 at 12:42 PM in Legal & Licensing

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avatar image Jacky Dec 09 '14 at 02:12 PM

1- You dont need to be subscribed when/after your game is released. So Epic doesnt give you free subscription and you dont need to buy subscription again.

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1) On your first question, Jacky is correct; whether you maintain a subscription is independent of whether and when you owe royalties. You are welcome to continue to be subscribed, but it's not a requirement.

2) Based on your description, the donations you describe would constitute revenue actually attributable to your game, so royalties would be owed (although, per the EULA, note that the first $3,000 in revenue per product per quarter is royalty free).

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answered Dec 09 '14 at 03:41 PM

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