GOG Galaxy 2.0 began its sluggish rollout earlier this 12 months, reworking the applying from a launcher on your GOG-purchased video games to a method to carry all of your disparate PC platforms collectively. While the beta has been invite-only up till this level, you’ll be able to now obtain the brand new GOG Galaxy in open beta.
If you haven’t checked in with GOG Galaxy 2.0 in some time, updates have added options like world search, handbook sport additions, and the power to see the web standing of your mates from different platforms. The launcher nonetheless solely formally helps GOG and Xbox Live, however open-source neighborhood integrations have introduced help for Steam, Epic, Battle.internet, Uplay, Origin, and many extra, together with emulators and particular person sport launchers for MMOs.
“We’re amazed and grateful for the response from the neighborhood to the app and taking it even additional by creating integrations with 20 gaming platforms – permitting everybody to see all their video games and buddies in GOG Galaxy 2.0,” GOG managing director Piotr Karwowski says in a press launch.
You can obtain the brand new GOG Galaxy from the official site, or take a look at a broad overview of its options beneath.
While GOG Galaxy 2.0 has been getting loads of buzz, it’s not the one launcher in its class. Fully community-built packages like Playnite have been round for for much longer and provide related options. While the choices for locations to purchase and play your PC video games have gotten overwhelming in the previous few years, the choices for apps to carry these libraries collectively is much-appreciated.