Now everyone can try the GOG Galaxy 2.0 client beta

After months of invitation-only testing for the shiny new model of their shopper, digital retailer GOG right now launched GOG Galaxy 2.0 into open beta testing. More than a downloader and launcher, the non-obligatory shopper tries to attract collectively recreation libraries, pals lists, achievements, and extra from a great deal of totally different shops and even consoles into one single place. You can admire digital cabinets stuffed with all of your video games, see what all of your buddies are as much as, and really feel like the chief of cheevos when admiring all of your accomplishments. Here, the video beneath explains it.

So! Across retailer purchasers and platforms, you can see what buddies are as much as, see their stats, examine stats, and that. You can hyperlink accounts from GOG, Steam, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Epic Games Store, and Uplay, manually add video games from outdoors these shops too, and even have user-made plugins supporting extra shops, emulated console video games, and extra. And, like ye olde GOG Galaxy, it provides video games purchased on GOG help for cloud saves and auto-updating and such.

You don’t have to make use of it, thoughts. Galaxy continues to be non-obligatory, other than GOG video games which depend on it for multiplayer gubbins. You can nonetheless obtain and play different GOG video games as standalone DRM-free installers. I don’t care about consolidating libraries and purchasers myself however do have buddies who’ve loved Galaxy so hey, truthful play to them. Have enjoyable together with your wall of field artwork.

If you fancy a go, head on over to the GOG Galaxy website to obtain it for Windows or Mac.