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Amazon Games support is coming soon to Heroic Games Launcher

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The Heroic Games Launcher currently supports GOG, Epic Games and manual side-loading but Amazon Games support is also being worked on.

We're also really close to the next major release of Heroic, which was due out towards the end of last month but got held up by some last minute bugs. So expect it quite soon!

As for Amazon Games support going by the in-progress Pull Request on GitHub it will support displaying your games, installing, updating and running them all through Heroic thanks to the Nile project. Which will be quite nice, since you can pretty regularly get some great free stuff via Prime Gaming.

The developer working on it mentioned it has been tested working across Linux, macOS and Windows and it will work on Steam Deck too via Flatpak.

This is the great power of open source, people come together to build something to make grabbing games from other platforms really easy. Nice to see Heroic continue to get even better.

Find out more about Heroic on the official site.

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Ehvis Jul 10, 2023
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I have around 400 games accumulated from my prime membership, so I'm pleased to have those covered in the same interface. I find it funny that nile dev works on Heroic, but someone else did the implementation. The beauty of open source at work!
hardpenguin Jul 10, 2023
There is no stopping Heroic Games Launcher!
questioner9 Jul 10, 2023
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It really is a great addition working well. I tried an appimage built on that pull request a few days ago and no problems viewing my Amazon games library and installing a game to play. Heroic goes from strength to strength.
Gustash Jul 10, 2023
It was a pleasure working on this 🙂 hope you all enjoy your free Prime games when this gets merged!
imLinguin Jul 10, 2023
Funny that nobody noticed two games with Baldur's Gate II images
It's Amazon's error though, still funny.

Quoting: EhvisI find it funny that nile dev works on Heroic, but someone else did the implementation. The beauty of open source at work!
I love this about open source too
TheRiddick Jul 11, 2023
Now if only MS would have a XBOX Live Games Live whatever they call it in API form so they can be played like this also.
tpau Jul 11, 2023
Quoting: TheRiddickNow if only MS would have a XBOX Live Games Live whatever they call it in API form so they can be played like this also.
https://github.com/OpenXbox has done a bit of research into xbox stuff
hardpenguin Jul 11, 2023
Quoting: imLinguinFunny that nobody noticed two games with Baldur's Gate II images
It's Amazon's error though, still funny.
They are not exactly the same! The left one says Baldur's Gate II / Baldur's Gate II however the right one says Baldur's Gate II / Baldur's Gate (without II). The bottom subtitles saying "Enhanced Edition" are also slightly different in each of those pictures.

(I am nitpicking just for fun, Amazon's mistake is clear).
Liam Dawe Jul 11, 2023
Quoting: EhvisI find it funny that nile dev works on Heroic, but someone else did the implementation. The beauty of open source at work!
Absolutely this. Open source gives anyone the ability to add to projects, and this is such a fun example of that :)
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