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Digital Gaming Platforms to Try

Digital Gaming Platforms to Try

Digital Gaming Platforms to Try If you’re looking for some new digital games to play on the PC that you can’t find in the Steam store, you’ve come to the right place. Steam may have the monopoly on the PC gaming market, with its 95 million users and counting, but it’s not the only option available to you. In this article, we’ll be looking at four of the best alternative types of digital gaming platforms to try out that will satisfy your gaming fix.

The Indie Gaming Platform

If you’re bored of the blockbuster titles and are on the lookout for something a little more different, the platform will be right up your street. Focusing on indie games and undiscovered gems, this platform enables developers to create the games they want to make and play. There are thousands of games available to play on the platform, a number of which are completely free. Sure, you may need to spend a bit of time figuring out which games are worth sticking with, but with so much choice on offer you really can’t complain. Several of the games that were first launched on the platform have made their way into the mainstream so you never know, you could find the next Night in the Woods or Celeste.


Platforms for Blackjack Pros 

If you’ve got a soft spot for classic card games like blackjack and poker or are a dab hand at roulette, joining an online casino gaming platform will give you access to all these games and more. Even Steam can’t compete with the array of games that are lined up at reputable online casinos. Unlike the casino games, you’ve undoubtedly played in Grand Theft Auto, online casino platforms allow you to compete for real money prizes – although there are plenty of play money games available too. Plus, most gaming operators offer promotions to new players like free spins or no deposit bonuses.

The Platform for Old-School Games 

Ever find yourself yearning for the days when gaming technology was just that little bit simpler? If that sounds like you, check out Good Old Games, believe it or not, is a subsidiary of the CD Projekt studio (The Witcher, Cyberpunk 2077), but the platform is strictly old-school vibes only. This is one of the few platforms that includes updated, modernised versions of classic titles that are all DRM-free. This means that you can download and play them from CDs without any issues or the need for a DOSBox.

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The Plaform for EA Games 

If you’re not a fan of EA’s comprehensive stable of games this platform won’t be for you, but if you can’t get enough of titles like The Sims or Battlefied, Origin is the platform to check out. The platform first began as a way to play EA Games and EA Sports releases on the PC and has since blossomed into a well-rounded library of digital gaming experiences. Alongside the EA first-party exclusives, you’ll also find plenty of other premium games including The Wicher 3, the Batman series and the Assassin’s Creed series on the platform. And, while it may not have a selection to rival GOG, there are also quite a few retro games to discover here too, including the vintage SimCity 2000 and Theme Hospital.