The Gog Winter Sale 2019 has started. The annual event runs from December 11, 2019 to January 2, 2020 this year. Gog promises more than 2500 deals with discounts up to 95%.
Gamers who are quick can grab a free copy of the game Wasteland 2 Director's Cut Digital Classic Edition. The offer expires in about 30 hours from the time of publication. All it takes is a Gog account to claim the free game. Users who don't have an account can create one for free.
Gog is one of the few services, maybe the only one (?), that does not make the installation of a gaming client mandatory. Customers may download games individually from the service to install them directly. The company's focus on DRM-free games is probably one of the core reasons for that.
Gog Galaxy 2 is available in open beta currently. The optional gaming client introduces numerous new features including cross-platform game and friend management options to the client.
As far as deals are concerned, there are plenty. While Gog's selection is heavily focused on classic PC games (the site was previously known as Good Old Games for a reason), it has become the home for independent games and several mainstream games as well.
Here is a list of personal recommendations:
You find plenty of classic game series on Gog discounted currently including Wing Commander, Heroes of Might and Magic, Star Wars games (Kotor, Jedi Knight), Anno series, Settlers series, Sierra adventure games, classic DnD role-playing games, Civilization games, Ultima series and more.
I prefer to buy games at Gog whenever possible over buying them at other online stores. The main reason for that is that Gog games are DRM-free; means: I can still play the games on my devices even if Gog ceases to operate, games get removed from the service, or companies fail to renew DRM licenses.
The Steam Winter Sale will start on December 19, 2019.
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