The popular gaming chat application is home to around 150 million daily users to date, and these numbers don't appear to be slowing down any time soon. "Nitro was our attempt at cosmetics, now we're adding games to that subscription and building a retail store too". They're literally first on Discord - usually 90 days and then the developers can sell anywhere else they want. According to the company's official blog, they're launching a store where players can purchase games and boot them up straight from the app launcher, similar to what Steam and GOG are now offering.
The new store, announced alongside a major upgrade to Discord -Nitro-, will feature a customizable selection and suggestion system; moderated by a dedicated team as well as the community.
This function will let users add games from other gaming clients (such as Steam) or their computers to their Discord library, so they can easily play with friends regardless of where the game was originally purchased. Game in this library include titles such as Saints Row: The Third, Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, and Metro: Last Light Redux. If the Discord Store and Nitro subscription manage to generate even a little bit of traction, it could keep your personal data away from marketers. First on Discord games won't be available on this beta.
Boateng cools on United interest
Leicester have slapped an £80m price tag on the 25-year-old but United may be forced to overpay as they grow more desperate. The player said the accusations were a great disappointment but he admitted to intensifying his rehabilitation.
Discord thinks that kind of thing could "reduce clutter" and make it easier to find the kind of game you want.
Steam also made headlines this week as it was revealed that upcoming Fallout 76 will not be released on Steam, and Bethesda is opting instead to release the game via its own distribution service.
Lastly, Discord is also launching their Universal Library, a new launcher program for any games purchased through their store. It was confirmed via email by a representative that "all games [offered on the storefront] will be curated by Discord". The First on Discord titles can be sold on other platforms once the exclusivity period is up. Fantastic games that we missed.
Canada’s DFO crews spot orca, ailing but still alive off Vancouver Island
The orca, which was last seen Friday, is part of an endangered population that has dwindled to just 75 whales. The pod has been keeping to the outer coast and west end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and environs.
The store will be initially exclusive to 50,000 random users in Canada, who will be able to enjoy the paid membership, aka Nitro, perks as well.
Progress On Mendocino Complex Fire As Firefight Enters 3rd Week
Clark's arrest marks the second such detention in two weeks. "I've been up for like 20-some-odd days", Clark said. Below are several of the best, mostly from the Holy Fire, but the last comes from Northern California.