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  ROBOT CACHE ANNOUNCES EARLY ACCESS TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2018WITH A FOUNDERS’ CLUB
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08/17/2018
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

(CANARY ISLANDS) August 17, 2018 -- Robot Cache, the first decentralized PC video game distribution platform that benefits publishers, developers and gamers, has announced today as the first day that gamers can sign-up for Robot Cache’s Early Access period. Interested gamers can sign-up online at www.robotcache.com. Early Access, which opens October 2018, will allow gamers to play, mine and sell digital PC games on Robot Cache, a world’s first for videogame distribution.   

 

All Early Access registrants will be inducted into the Robot Cache Founders’ Club as lifetime members. The Founders’ Club will provide members with unique rewards and special offers from Robot Cache, developers, and publishers along with a Founder badge to display on their profile.  Membership to the free Founders’ Club will only be available to gamers who sign-up from August 17th through the conclusion of the Early Access period, which will conclude when Robot Cache officially launches.

 

Additionally, at Gamescom 2018, attendees will have a rare opportunity to collect Robot Cache Founders’ Club pins at the RocketBeans merchandise booth located at Hall 05.2 | Stand A015. Pins will come in two limited-edition colors and will carry with them codes for IRON tokens that can be redeemed on the Robot Cache platform at www.robotcache.com and used toward the purchase of a game when the site launches.

 

ROBOT CACHE

Utilizing blockchain technology, Robot Cache will reduce the fees publishers and developers pay by 80% and allow gamers to resell their digital PC video games.  Developers and publishers benefit from the lowest transaction fees of any digital PC video game distribution platform. Everyone from the smallest indie team to the biggest publishers, will retain up to 95% of the sales proceeds, which is 25% higher than the current industry standard. In addition, Robot Cache’s revolutionary digital resale market allows developers and publishers to set resale pricing and earn 70% of the resale proceeds.

 

Gamers greatly benefit from Robot Cache’s unique distribution approach. Previously, gamers could only resell physical retail copies of a video game, but now they can resell digital games purchased on the Robot Cache platform using the blockchain and retain 25% of the proceeds from the resale. Selling their digital games earn them digital tokens, named IRON, Robot Cache’s currency, which they can use toward the purchase of another game on the Robot Cache platform. In addition, gamers can opt-in within the Robot Cache client to mine IRON which they can then use to earn free games on the platform.

 

Robot Cache previously announced that 505 Games, Anuman Interactive SA, Entrada Interactive, Forthright Entertainment, inXile Entertainment, Maximum Games, Microids, Modus Games, Paradox Interactive, THQ Nordic, and Versus Evil will support the Robot Cache platform.  More publishers and developers will be announced soon.

 

For more information about Robot Cache, please visit www.robotcache.com.

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ABOUT ROBOT CACHE

Robot Cache is the first ever decentralized PC video game distribution platform with a revolutionary digital resale model utilizing the blockchain.  Robot Cache allows publishers to keep significantly more revenues than other distribution platforms and gives gamers, for the first time ever, the ability to re-sell their digital games. Founded by video game legend Brian Fargo, Robot Cache is led by video game luminaries such as Lee Jacobson (CEO), Mark Caldwell (CTO), Laura Naviaux Sturr (CMO) and Philippe Erwin (GC & VP of Business Development). Robot Cache’s advisory board includes a mix of video game and blockchain experts: Anna Sweet, Nolan Bushnell, Michael Maloney, Chris Keenan, Jayson Dubin, Scott Walker and Keven Baxter. For more information, please visit www.robotcache.com or follow @RobotCache at Twitter or RobotCache on Facebook.