The GOG.com wiki last edited by 2ale9 on 04/06/14 04:28PM View full history

Overview

GOG.com is a digital distribution service for DRM-free PC games, originally focusing on older games. It is owned by CD Projekt, and was was launched in late 2008.

Prior to the website selling newer games, the name "GOG" stood for "Good Old Games".

Features

  • Offers games from major publishers (such as Atari, Activision, Electronic Arts and Ubisoft) that may not be available for purchase in other stores.
  • Older games in the catalog cost either $5.99 or $9.99 depending on what the publisher sets the price at. However, newer games may cost more. The price does not change depending on user location. There are also several games released on the service for free.
  • There is no Digital Rights Management (DRM). Users can install games on any computer and re-download at any time; all games are playable without an internet connection.
  • All games are compatible with Windows XP and Vista, most games are compatible with Windows 7 and 8 (both 32 and 64 bits), some games are also available for Mac.
  • Extra content is included with every purchase for free, this can include walkthroughs, soundtracks, wallpapers and other artwork related to the game.

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