GOG’s new client aims to integrate all your games and friends across PC and consoles

May 22, 2019
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PC storefront GOG is in the throes of updating its Galaxy client to version 2.0, and its ambitious aim is to integrate all game libraries and friend lists across PC and consoles into one pleasingly convenient place.

GOG Galaxy in its current form offers a smartly featured, and optional, Steam-like client for buying, browsing, and launching GOG games. However, its upcoming 2.0 release is designed to create what GOG calls “the all-in-one solution for the present-day gamer”.

It’s intended to enable you to import all your game libraries from PC and consoles so that you can organise them into a single master collection. You’ll obviously only be able launch your PC games via the client, but GOG says it intends to have integration with all major platforms. There’s no confirmed list of what those might be, but it seems reasonable to assume the likes of Steam, Origin, and the Epic Store. Additionally, you’ll have access to all your achievements, hours played, and games owned across all platforms, on both PC and consoles.

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