GoG.com adds Indie Games to Catalogue
Following a video announcement promising to be come bigger, fresher and newer, the CD Projekt RED digital distribution service, Good Old Games (GoG.com) have brought in new Indie games to their existing catalogue of classic titles. Gamers will now be able to purchase new Indie games from developers alongside classic games.
After launching in 2008, GoG.com placed itself to become the preferred service for gamers looking for classic titles. After revamping in 2010, it’s offered more than 400 old games for sale. CD Projekt RED’s anti-DRM policy reflects as GoG.com, offering all games without any DRM protection. Thanks to this, over 7.5 million titles have been downloaded till date.
With their latest announcement, Good Old Games is trying to compete with an established and the largest PC Digital Distribution platform, Steam. Valve’s digital distribution service, Steam, already offers most new titles in addition to providing a huge catalogue of indie games. GoG.com has signed around 20 titles so far with many more indie developers to bring the love to the site pretty soon.
Frozenbyte’s Trine, Daedalic Entertainment’s The Whispered World are currently available for purchase on the site. Soon to be made available are Amanita Design’s Machinarium, Introversion Software’s Darwinia and Zachtronics Industries’ SpaceChem.
GoG.com have also made changes to their site with a homepage revamp, adding a built-in search function and organization options to the Game Library. In addition to this, their downloader application has also received considerable new features.