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How do I get my game out if I don't have a company?

Hello everyone. I'm working on a few game projects I plan to release them to the public in the future. I don't have a company though I'm a indie developer. How can I get my game out?

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asked Mar 19 '16 at 02:59 AM in Legal & Licensing

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avatar image atypic STAFF Mar 19 '16 at 03:20 AM

I think your question is a general one and not something specific to Epic, so I'll leave it to the community to answer.

As for Epic, there is nothing in the EULA that requires you, the licensee, be an officially organized entity (like a corporation).

avatar image Jacky Mar 19 '16 at 03:29 AM

You can release your game(s) on Steam without being a corporation. Steam will require you to enter a company name but it doesnt have to be anything official. Your game will have to pass through Greenlight first though(+about 100$)

avatar image Jackenstein Mar 20 '16 at 11:39 PM

Thanks, so should I just use the same name over for every game?

avatar image Jacky Mar 21 '16 at 12:22 AM

It's up to you i guess. I dont see a reason why one would use a new name to publish each game. There are people who do that but not for reasons that help in any way(i.e. some guy releases a broken game and doesnt respect user comments and complaints so he releases his next game under a different name/account hoping people wont find out, but they usually do...)

avatar image Jackenstein Mar 25 '16 at 04:02 PM

Got it, thanks!

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You can also release you game on itch.io but you would have to make your own advertising. Itch will simply host your game on their server.

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answered Mar 19 '16 at 04:52 AM

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