Free Game Stores for Windows
The way people purchase video games has changed dramatically over the past decade. Digital distribution is the norm, and this distribution manifests itself in the form of several convenient storefronts. Most PC gamers have heard of Steam, but other options like Good Old Games, Origin, uPlay, or even the Microsoft Store exist as well.
- Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.
- GOG.com (Good Old Games) sells classic PC games through their download service at a low price, without DRM, and updated to run on the latest versions of Windows and other systems.
- The gaming Client designed for a convenient purchasing, playing and updating DRM-free games, as well as an online play between gaming platforms, GOG GALAXY is also built with...
- An online game marketplace and community. Also an app which manages downloading and updating of games acquired through the website.
- Computer game storefront that gives 88% of revenue to developers.
- Origin is your new digital playground. It’s where you go to find the best that EA has to offer.
- Game Jolt, where all the best free Indie Games are at! Browse through thousands of free Indie Games ready for you to play. This is Indie.
- The desktop app for Battle.net is designed to improve your launcher experience. It'll also streamline your ability to play Blizzard games!.
- Instant Gaming is one of the most popular online store for downloading all types of latest games and accessing their CD key easily.
- Access to a large, and growing, library of purchasable games as well as hundreds of free-to-play games for GameFly subscribers under "Unlimited PC Play"
- Impulse is GameStop's digital distribution platform for games, applications, and other PC software.
- Arc brings your favorite games, communities, media and entertainment together onto one easy-to-use platform
- The Homebrew Browser is a homebrew application that allows you to download homebrew applications through your Wii without the need of downloading through a computer...
- Introducing a new PC platform by Kongregate, designed to be different. Kartridge, the community-driven, developer centric platform is now in open beta.