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GOG Galaxy 2.0 alpha invites being sent out

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GOG have officially announced via their Twitter that a select few people have been chosen to test the new GOG Galaxy 2.0 client as part of a technical alpha.

While access to the alpha has been limited, there are some users reporting through Reddit that they have been selected and, while they're unable to share screenshots or videos of the client due to non-disclosure agreements, it appears the client is presenting all that it promised.

That means that people have been able to integrate their libraries and friends lists from Steam, Origin, Battle.net, UPlay and, as we reported recently, Microsoft/Xbox into the client.

Despite talks being "ongoing" as recently as Saturday, it would also appear that the Epic Games Store can already be linked to GOG Galaxy 2.0.

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At this point it is unclear what criteria has been used to select these alpha users, but GOG confirmed as part of their announcement that this is not the closed beta. As such, those who sign up for the closed beta (which you can do through this link) will still be considered on a first-come-first-served basis for testing when the time comes. We remain unsure of when that will be exactly, but the arrival of the technical alpha does at least confirm that we're on the right track.

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This looks interesting, I'm surprised that you can already add an Epic Games Store account to GOG Galaxy 2.0. I think we need to ask our contact at GOG to see if we can get our own access to the alpha and report on how it really works.

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