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Steam Alternatives

Steam is described as 'digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation' and is a leading Game Store in the social & communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Steam for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is GOG.com, which is free. Other great apps like Steam are itch.io, Humble Bundle, Epic Games Store and Origin.

Steam alternatives are mainly Game Stores but may also be Game Library Managers or App Stores. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Steam.
This page was last updated Jun 30, 2022
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
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  • Online
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  1. Battle.net

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    Battle.net is an Internet-based online game, social networking service, digital distribution, and digital rights management platform developed by Blizzard Entertainment.

    Most users think Battle.net is a great alternative to Steam.
  2. Games library manager. Supports: Steam, GOG, Humble Bundle, Humble Trove, Wine and RetroArch.

    GameHub vs Steam opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    UltraProgrammer

    It's simple and easy. If you want more control, something like Lutris might be better. However, for a painless and easy experience, GameHub is great.

    Positive comment 5 months ago
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  3. Pegasus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Raspberry Pi

    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.

  4. Fanatical

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Buy awesome games. Pay a fraction of the retail price!.

    Fanatical vs Steam opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    lupuleasai

    from fanatical you buy games, that some of them are steam keys

    Positive comment 8 months ago
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  5. Indiegala

    • Online

    Buy a bundle of games, you decide the price, and support charity in the process.



  6. Instant Gaming

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Instant Gaming is one of the most popular online store for downloading all types of latest games and accessing their CD key easily.

  7. GameGator is a consumer review and price comparison website launched in Europe, 2018, specialising in gaming products.

  8. Green Man Gaming

    • Online

    Green Man Gaming is a global, multiplatform online videogame store.

    Green Man Gaming vs Steam opinions
    Most users think Green Man Gaming is a great alternative to Steam.

    The Steam Client provides more functionality than Green Man Gaming's website. Green Man Gaming even uses Steam keys when selling products.

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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  9. Microsoft Store

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows S
    • Windows Phone

    A world of apps in the Microsoft Store.

  10. FreeToGame

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    FreeToGame is a gaming platform that provides access to the best free-to-play games and MMO Games while rewarding gamers with free premium in-game loot, special offers and exclusive perks at no cost to the user!

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