Longtime Slashdot reader tlhIngan writes: As reported in many outlets, Epic Games has acquired indie music store Bandcamp to build out a “creator marketplace.” Bandcamp will continue to be run as it is. “The products and services you depend on aren’t going anywhere,” wrote Bandcamp co-founder and CEO Ethan Diamond in a statement. “We’ll continue to build Bandcamp around our artists-first revenue model (where artists net an average of 82% of every sale), you’ll still have the same control over how you offer your music, Bandcamp Fridays will continue as planned, and the Daily will keep highlighting the diverse, amazing music on the site.”

Diamond says the company will be working with Epic in the background to expand internationally and “push development forward” across its services, “from basics like our album pages, mobile apps, merch tools, payment system, and search and discovery features, to newer initiatives like our vinyl pressing

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