Early Access has become a polarized element of game development. For designers, it’s an effective way to get their game tested and refined before launch. For consumers, it becomes a gamble to see whether or not you’ll get a great game, a crap game, or no game at all.
With the popularity of the model, it’s important to look at the ways to hopefully make your Early Access title a success. When we break it down, there are four key things you need to factor in for deciding to use Early Access.