Kartridge Alternatives

    Kartridge is described as 'Introducing a new PC platform by Kongregate, designed to be different. Kartridge, the community-driven, developer centric platform is now in open beta' and is an app in the Gaming Software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Kartridge for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Steam, which is free. Other great apps like Kartridge are GOG.com (Free), Humble Bundle (Paid), itch.io (Free, Open Source) and Epic Games Store (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 13, 2021

    1. Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.
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    2. 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.
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      Buy a bundle of games, you decide the price, and support charity in the process. Each game is normally DRM-free and runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux!
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    3. itch.io gives you the ability to design a page where people can download games you have uploaded. You can optionally put a minimum price on your game (which can be 0), giving people the opportunity to pay you what they think you deserve. All files and images are hosted on itch.
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    4. The Epic Games store is now open, featuring games from other developers. Epic's goal is to bring you great games, and to give game developers a better deal: they receive 88% of the money you spend, versus only 70% elsewhere.


    5. Ubisoft Connect (before Uplay) is Ubisoft's PC games portal, where you can find all your games on PC.
    6. Game Center brings social gaming to OS X and iOS apps. With the Game Center app, you can play against friends and unknown foes anywhere in the world. Invite someone to join, then get a game going.
    7. Legendary is an open-source game launcher that can download and install games from the Epic Games platform on Linux and Windows. It's name as a tongue-in-cheek play on tiers of item rarity in many MMORPGs.
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      RubyApks is a free marketplace created by Tkprobix for all gamers and devs to download and publish apps and games from around the globe.
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      • itch.io
      Indie gaming is coming to mobile! With this app, you can easily install Android games from itch.io and keep them updated. This provides an alternative to the Google Play store for indie game developers and enthusiasts.
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