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    GOG Galaxy 2.0 users get Epic Games Store integration

    The move helps in "breaking down walls between PC stores," said an Epic exec.
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    Re: GOG Galaxy 2.0 users get Epic Games Store integration

    I like GoG... it is like a Second Steam to me... especially the old titles made easy to play.

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    Re: GOG Galaxy 2.0 users get Epic Games Store integration

    "In my case I have grabbed many an Epic Games Store freebie but have never got around to downloading the launcher yet, and it looks like I won't need to - once I get time to explore some of the games."

    Is this true? Normally for GOG integrations you still need the underlying launcher - you just don't need to use it directly. I can't see Epic giving GOG the keys to the bank vault?

    Got to be honest I tried to avoid Epic but finally given in (Still prefer Steam).
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    Re: GOG Galaxy 2.0 users get Epic Games Store integration

    Good to hear as I already use GOG Galaxy.


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    Re: GOG Galaxy 2.0 users get Epic Games Store integration

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    "In my case I have grabbed many an Epic Games Store freebie but have never got around to downloading the launcher yet, and it looks like I won't need to - once I get time to explore some of the games."

    Is this true? Normally for GOG integrations you still need the underlying launcher - you just don't need to use it directly. I can't see Epic giving GOG the keys to the bank vault?

    Got to be honest I tried to avoid Epic but finally given in (Still prefer Steam).
    That is how I read it, but have yet to install either GOG Galaxy 2.0 or Epic's launcher.
    I know on Steam that launches the uPlay or EA Origin client etc when certain games run.
    I can give it a try this afternoon, sometime after the important news at 2, if no one else knows for sure.

    UPDATE: yes, launching an EGS game from GOG Galaxy 2.0 runs the Epic Games Launcher in the background before the game starts to load.
    Last edited by mtyson; 21-07-2020 at 12:51 PM.

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    Re: GOG Galaxy 2.0 users get Epic Games Store integration

    GOG Galaxy is the best launcher period

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    Re: GOG Galaxy 2.0 users get Epic Games Store integration

    Quote Originally Posted by half_empty_soul View Post
    GOG Galaxy is the best launcher period
    Only because you don't actually need it running to launch a game. You can still just open teh .exe direct from file manager!
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