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Gaming Client Software

Unlike consoles PC gaming requires various different software clients to activate, install and play games. Here we show you the top five services. In all likeliness you’re going to need all of them.

Steam

The largest user base and games library provider on the PC platform. Steam creators ‘Valve’ are the developers of the hugely successful Half-Life, Counterstrike, Left 4 Dead and Team Fortress game series.

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Origin

Home to Electronic Arts titles such as The Sims, Battlefield, Fifa & Need For Speed Series. The Origin platform also sells third party games and provides huge discounts during promotional events throughout the year.

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GOG

Good old games is a DRM FREE platform for PC users so there’s no restrictions on installing the games on multiple machines or third party add-ons to worry about. Old games from previous era’s are available via gog.com fully tested and relaunched and compatible on current operating systems.

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UPlay

Ubisoft’s client offering for their games. Play games and earn XP which can be used to unlock extras such as in-game items and desktop wallpapers etc.

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Battle.net

The home of Blizzard’s game titles such as StarCraft 2, Diablo 3 and World of WarCraft

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