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    Lutris Alternatives for Windows

    Lutris is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Steam, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Lutris and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Lutris are itch.io (Free, Open Source), RetroArch (Free, Open Source), Playnite (Free, Open Source) and GOG GALAXY (Free).

    This page was last updated May 15, 2022
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    Lutris is an open source gaming platform for GNU/Linux. It allows you to gather and manage (install, configure and launch)...
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    1. Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.
      Steam vs Lutris opinions
      Most users think Steam is a great alternative to Lutris.
      it's more of a game store than a game launcher
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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      sharpaxee Steam can actually be effectively used as a launcher since non-steam games can be added. It also has support for Proton, allowing many windows games to be played on linux. Steam actually has an exceptional controller support as well and it can be configured for any software or game, even non-steam ones.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      Steam is a DRM service, not a frontend.
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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    2. 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.
      This alternative is disputed. itch.io is still a legitimate alternative to Lutris, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


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      RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.
      RetroArch vs Lutris opinions
      Some users think RetroArch is a great alternative to Lutris, some don't.
      This only works for emulators, but lutris supports other games as well.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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    3. Video game library manager and launcher with support for 3rd party libraries like Steam, GOG, Origin and Uplay, providing one unified interface for your games.
      Playnite vs Lutris opinions
      Some users think Playnite is a great alternative to Lutris, some don't.
      ahmed52 as lutris is linux only you might need an alternative to windows
      Top positive comment  4 months ago

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      It great as a repository to launch different games and systems from one place. Very nIce. Launchbox is the best that I am aware of for doing the same thing, and there are a few other. But Playnite is pretty damn good.
      Top positive comment  over 1 year ago

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      Lutris is for Linux while Playnite is for Windows only
      Top negative comment  almost 2 years ago

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      This is the best launcher that is similar to Lutris, but for Windows. Also, it is a FOSS project and has a real good level of polish.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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      Playnite aggregates games from different providers like Steam, GOG, Origin etc. like Lutris does on Linux
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    4. 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 optionality in mind, and a belief that you should own the games you...
      GOG GALAXY vs Lutris opinions
      This alternative is disputed. GOG GALAXY is still a legitimate alternative to Lutris, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      coralinecastell As of June 2019, GOG Galaxy does not support Linux and CDPR have no ETA for it. The whole point of using Lutris as a frontend is to circumvent that.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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      Origin is your new digital playground. It’s where you go to find the best that EA has to offer.
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      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.
    5. Capture and share videos, screenshots, and livestreams with friends. Keep your drivers up to date and optimize your game settings. GeForce Experience lets you do it all, making it the essential companion to your GeForce graphics card.
      GeForce Experience vs Lutris opinions
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      It was not meant to be as a game launcher
      Negative comment 5 months ago

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      Geforce Experience can't handle games by itself.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      nvidia driver updater and not a frontend for games
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    6. Ubisoft Connect (before Uplay) is Ubisoft's PC games portal, where you can find all your games on PC.
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      Pegasus is a graphical frontend for browsing your game library (especially retro games) and launching them from one place. It's focusing on customizability, cross platform support (including embedded devices) and high performance.
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