Posted Wed Jun 1, 2016 at 11:13 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
Starting with a short list of games.
Today, Gog, the digital games platform also known as gog.com, launched Gog Connect. What this new service does is let owners of certain Steam games pick up the Gog version for free. The catch is that players need to link their Steam account to Gog via a oneway Steam API link (see here).
Here's the explanation from gog:
Whether you're checking us out for the first time or looking to copy over your previous purchases, GOG Connect gives you DRM-free versions of your games, along with digital extras and the freedom to choose between standalone installers or the optional GOG Galaxy Client. It's our take on game ownership and we say: why buy the games more than once?
Thanks to our awesome partners including Deep Silver, Harebrained Schemes, Jonathan Blow's Number None, TaleWorlds and more, over 20 games can be added to your GOG.com library if you previously purchased them on Steam.
As of this writing, Gog Connect looks to be a little overloaded. Here are some of the initial 20 games promised for the offer:
FTL: Faster Than Light
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: Final Cut
Galactic Civilizations 3
Trine Enchanted Edition
Saints Row 2
The Witcher: Enhanced Edition
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