Exodus' Epic Store exclusivity. 4A Games has responded to the Russian gaming board. The studio basically confirms that the user is actually an employee at 4A Games but distances themselves from their post by stating that   it is not the official position of 4A Games, only a personal opinion of an individual  .  No doubt, 4A Games is not going to be happy about the reckless post, but it's about the developer directly in confrontation with gamers.  dio's upcoming Metro Exodus shooter.  Following a wide backlash Up until now however, despite the negative emotions of this sudden exclusivity deal, fans of the Metro series did not have anything to say about the game's actual developer.  Instead, it was pretty clear that they were responsible for this epic deal and the game's publisher Deep Silver & THQ Nordic.  A forum post a 4A Games developer might take the controversy towards a different direction however.

and 4A Games understanding the frustration of gamers on the PC, the developer starts criticizing their reaction as overblown.  Exodus to begin with. Scynet even goes further into the conspiracy territory by claiming that many who are currently voicing their contempt.

The post ends on a bombshell by quite frankly threatening the PC audience that if indeed their Epic Store exclusive Metro Exodus gets boycotted and fails to achieve good sales, the next Metro game will definitely not come out for the PC at all.  Wow.  A pretty brutal statement by one of the game's developers and surely one to make the studio become a target of criticism, next to Deep Silver and THQ  , many gamers started venting their disappointment on Metro Exodus' YouTube videos and even go as far as review- bomb previous Metro games on Steam.