When comparing Humble Widget vs Humble Store, the Slant community recommends Humble Store for most people. In the question“What are the best distribution platforms for an indie desktop game?” Humble Store is ranked 3rd while Humble Widget is ranked 6th.
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Pro Self-service access to sales data, gift key generation
Pro Grants access to customer email addresses
You'll have access to email addresses of anyone who has bought your game.
Pro Great revenue split (95/5)
Best revenue split available
Pro Access to sales data
Pro Just above average revenue split (75/25)
Pro Opportunity for homepage feature of your game with a launch sale after a short “soft-launch” period
Once Humble has had a chance to ensure your game page has all the kinks out, you can be featured by offering a new release sale.
Con Bring your own web site
If you don't have a site already, you'll need to get that setup first before you can use the Humble Widget.
Con Must apply for access
Con No access to customer email addresses
If you want to tell your fans about your new game, too bad unless you've collected it through your game client or somewhere else.