GOG Galaxy is the client app for the GOG.com online store and gaming service by CD Projekt group. It offers cloud cross-platform saves and installation backups, along with games libraries management. Other features include multiplatform game stats monitoring, and communication for your multiplayer sessions or social networks.
Is GOG Galaxy worth using?
You probably already use other online stores and services like Steam or clients for specific games software houses platforms as Ubisoft Connect. You can integrate them with this app to create and manage your games libraries both from online purchases and physical supports.
You’ll be able to connect accounts from different platforms and titles to keep track of your and your connect friends’ progress and achievements. Which stats will be accessible through the various media depends on the build of each official or open-source plugin.
Its multi-system availability lets you use it for all your PC games, no matter if you’re playing them on Mac or Windows. It also gives you access to the vast library of the GOG store, which specializes in upgraded classics and indie games, often offering bundles with additional contents.
Is GOG Galaxy mandatory for games purchased on GOG?
No; you can still download and run them manually, but it offers a unified launcher, settings control, and automatic update features.
Why another client and launcher?
The people at CD Projekt are aware of the fragmentation in the software needed to access the games. Therefore they created Galaxy as a bridge, able to offer a unified interface and managing instruments. Even if you still may need to download the specific clients, you can then ignore them and enjoy having a single hub for all your games.
What makes GOG Galaxy right for you?
It’s safe and does not sell your data to others. You’ll be able to use it also on non-recent Macs operating systems to play your beloved vintage games. The open-source community creates plugins to add new features and integration with other platforms. Ease of installation and attentive support from the company do side the main features, offering comfort in managing your gaming experience.