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Gog.com Summer Sale 2017 brings huge discounts

The gog.com Summer Sale 2017 has started, and it brings along with it discounts for more than 1500 products and more.

Gog.com is a digital distribution platform that works a bit differently from heavyweights such as Steam, uPlay or Origin. Two of the main differentiators are that it does not require customers to use a client software program (customers may use Gog Galaxy optionally), and that the program's it offers are not making use of DRM.

The platforms initial focus was on old classic games. In fact, gog.com was known as Good Old Games back then, but that term is not used anymore as new games are offered by the digital distribution platform as well.

The bulk of games however are probably still classic computer games made to work well on modern machines.

Gog.com Summer Sale 2017

gog summer sale 2017

The Summer Sale 2017 on gog.com works for the most part as you'd expect it to. More than 1500 games have been discounted on the site, and you may purchase any of those with an account. Deals offer up to 90% discounts.

The homepage of the service lists highlights, collections, and what is popular in regards to deals. This comes down to personal taste obviously, but here is a short list of deals that I find very interesting:

There are plenty more treasures to be found if you dig deep enough. Myst Masterpiece Edition, Wing Commander Privateer, Ultimate Underworld 1 and 2, Populous, Master of Orion 1 and 2, Dungeon Keeper 2, and more, all for less than €2.

If you make at least one purchase, you get the game Rebel Galaxy as a free gift.

Gog users who have an account on Steam as well may want to check the latest games eligible for the company's connect program. You may use Gog Connect to add the Steam games to your Gog account free of charge.

Now You: Are you still excited about summer game sales? Are you a gog user?

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    Comments

    1. EuroScept1C said on June 7, 2017 at 3:51 pm
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      I got Dragon Age Origins for free within Origin. Never played it. I finished only Dragon Age 2 and liked it even though it was brief. Now I’m intrigued to start Origins.

      1. Martin Brinkmann said on June 7, 2017 at 3:53 pm
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        Suggest you give it a try, it is a good game ;)

        1. Robert said on June 7, 2017 at 6:05 pm
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          Yeah, much better than DA2 :)

      2. zero said on June 7, 2017 at 6:09 pm
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        Honestly, DA2 and DAI are nowhere near Origins. DAO is one of the Bioware’s best games. And if you have Ultimate Edition (with all DLC), it’s going to take you about 75 hours to finish it if you don’t rush the story. Plus there’s a lot of useful mods on Nexus if you like modding your game.

      3. marcus said on June 7, 2017 at 6:24 pm
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        Yea i also have Dragon Age Origins and still havent played it,not really a fan of EA thats where i have it aswell,ill stick with me steam but it does look ok though,gog always a good place to swing by now and then,gotta love these guys man,i pretty much use steam,bundle stars and gog,funny there been sales for the last month and a half all over the place with some ok stuff but as always steam is last in line,by the time there summer sales come pretty much broke from all the spring sales.

    2. YEAH said on June 7, 2017 at 10:58 pm
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      currently playing Ultima Underworld 1 on my old Pentium 166MMX, really great game

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