The Company Hammer & Chisel (Shell Inc.) runs and online digital distribution service shell Store.
Free communication app limbo for three years of market presence have been able to oust a popular products of voice communication in multiplayer games. His “victims” had steel Steam Chat, Teamspeak, and RaidCall and active audience, by may 2018 exceeded 130 million unique users. Now it became known that the company Hammer & Chisel (shell Inc.) runs and online digital distribution service shell Store.
In addition to the classical store and a premium subscription shell Nitro, the developers presented a program First on the shell. It implies a contract between the creators and service Discord Store to which the new game will be exclusive to the platform within 90 days. After this period, “igrostroiteli” will be able to add their projects to other platforms like Steam and GOG. It is logical to assume that this affiliate program will be of interest primarily to developers of various indie projects.
The cost of a paid subscription Nitro arena will be $5 per month or $50 for the whole year. It applies to the messenger (improved video quality when capturing screen, animated emojis, increased the limit on the upload size of the file, etc.) and on the digital store. Subscribers will be able to count on a periodically updated library of free games, and the first “portion” contains Saints Row: The Third, Metro: Last Light Redux, Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, GoNNER and Super Meat Boy.
At the moment, the shell Store is in the beta stage involving around 50,000 canadian users. Open testing will begin in the coming months. By the way, the motto of the company is “the time has Come to overthrow Skype and TeamSpeak!”. Perhaps in the near future to the end of the tagline will be added on Steam?