In 2016, the big buzzword for games was "Early Access." While we were under development, the image of early access changed from the Minecraft model for supporting games we were excited about into a kind of sales model. Too many games went for Early Access, which means more games failed which were Early Access.
But, we are asked if we will offer some form of early access, be it an alpha, beta, or what have you. And, the truth is, such an idea is on the table, but with the state of the early access market as it is right now, it would be foolish to rush into things.
I think this video covers the concerns over Early Access reasonably well:
So, what are your thoughts? When is it right to offer access to the game?
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