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welcome to the official GOG Galaxy forum thread. Please read the below info first:


List of games supporting various GOG Galaxy features:
Cloud Saves:


Please use: and include
1. steps to reproduce the bug (if possible)
2. screenshot or movie showing the bug (if possible)
3. Galaxy Client logs (location described on mantis report page)


Please use: For feature suggestions and votes on them please try do explain how Galaxy and its users will really benefit from it.


1. For GOG games installed using installers from the last few months (so called Galaxy-compatible installers)
Click the Galaxy logo button on top of the sidebar and select "scan and import folders" - it will find all compatible games within that folder and add them to the Client.

2. For remaining GOG game INSTALLATIONS
Find the game in the Library (click on the image of the game), then click the More button and select "Manage Installation" -> "Import folder" and point the folder selector into the folder where that game is installed.

- Galaxy cannot be launched by other users on the same computer


1.2.45 (11 July, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- When hovering over mutual friends in friends suggestions - you can see the full list of mutual friends.
- GOG Galaxy will no longer treat non-zero exit codes returned from dependency installers (such as Physx, Visual C++ Redistributables) as failure (caused configuration error on installation)
- Allows users to download cloud saves backup for all games with enabled cloud saves
- GOG Galaxy will no longer be locked out from launching, if Galaxy Updater cannot launch at all
- Upon update, invalid leftovers from database will be removed. They were caused by a bug with verify/repair (which was fixed in 1.2.44)
- Running a webinstaller again will not interfere with already running installation process
- "Continue previous session" setting will correctly restore last web content (game card, forum topic etc.)
- When showing a conflict, GOG Galaxy will not show invalid date anymore (It may still happen once until conflict is resolved)
- In case when GOG Galaxy is unable to fetch ownership information about not installed game (eg. User is not logged in), Install/Buy button will be disabled, instead of showing spinner infinitely. Play button is always enabled, when game is installed

1.2.46 (October 2, 2018)
Changes and Improvements:
- Improved stability when installing/updating games
- Changed last known part of GOG Galaxy app from TLS 1.0 to TLS 1.2
- Added Korean and Chinese Traditional to list of languages with limited support
- [MacOS] It is no longer possible to close Galaxy Updater application window
- Fixed an issue with installations not resuming after failure (for instance due to poor network)
- Importing some games installed by older installers is fixed (eg. Crusader: No Regret™)

1.2.47 (October 22, 2018)
Changes & Improvements:
- Better Korean translations
- Fixed a bug where sometimes a blank screen would be shown to users when store / other page failed to respond
- Changed error text that shows after page fails to load to be more informative
Windows Overlay:
- Saving screenshots will work when User's home folder contains non-ASCII characters (e.g. Cyrillic)
- Other fixes for screenshots in some games (e.g. Balrum, Death's Gambit)
- Fixed scaling issues for some games (e.g. Eden)
- Fixes for OpenGL games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- Transport Fever
- Simon the Sorcerer
- WH40k Gladius - Relics of War
- Fixes for DX 11 games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- King Arthur II
- Fixes for DX 10 games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- Crysis
- Anno 1404
- Two Worlds VE
- Fixes for DX 9 games allowing us to enable Overlay support for the following games:
- Treasure Adventure World

1.2.49 (November 29, 2018)
- [Windows] Updater now requires administrator privileges to perform update of GOG Galaxy
- [Windows] Security of directories containing GOG Galaxy files has been improved
- [Windows] Updated Code Signing Certificate
- [Windows] Crash reporter has been added to Galaxy Communication Service
- Prevented several potential causes of "broken" games, where only way out was reinstalling
- [MacOS] Fixed a crash on shutdown when fatal error was shown

1.2.50 (December 13, 2018)
Changes & Improvements:
- Speed up startup time
- [MacOS] Strengthen up connection security with ClientService
- Fixed "disk access problem" when installing games, occuring mostly on fresh installation of GOG Galaxy
- Fixed a rare occurrence of a game update resulting in displaying "unknown game version"

1.2.51 (December 20, 2018)
- Improved Korean translations
- Fixed connection to notifications pusher in GOG Galaxy SDK

1.2.54 (March 14, 2019)
Changes and Improvements:
- Updated Chromium version to 71:
- Better performance
- Fixes playing Twitch videos on profiles
- Fixes playing Wistia videos
- Security fixes in the game installation process
- Security fixes in GOG Galaxy update process
- GOG Galaxy Updater should perform better under poor network conditions
- [macOS] Fixed passing multiple commandline arguments to games
- [macOS] Multiple "friend online" notifications will no longer appear when system wakes up
- Dates are now properly displayed in cloud saves conflict window

1.2.55 (April 17, 2019)
- Hotfix for unintentional opening of Facebook link after entering Forum

1.2.56 (May 06, 2019)
- [Windows] GOG Galaxy will fix the path to its internal services, if it finds it is wrong
- Updating of games' local dependencies (e.g. Dosbox) will be handled correctly
- Unexpected files in games' directories will no longer cause failure of games’ update

1.2.57 (June 12, 2019)
Changes and Improvements:
- Minor download speed optimizations
- Changes in PayPal payment flow
- Fixed rare crash occurence when reordering games' updates and installations
- GOG Galaxy will correctly reconnect to GOG services after long time of no internet connection

1.2.58 (September 13, 2019)
- Enabled hardened runtime, making our application more secure
- Implemented Apple's notarization

1.2.59 (September 23, 2019)
- [Windows] Fixed crash in Overlay affecting some games (including Fallout 3 (Radeon only) and Dragon Age: Origins)
- [Windows] Fixed issue with achievements sometimes not being saved while playing offline

1.2.60 Beta (07 October, 2019)
- Updated CEF version to 3729 (Chromium to 74)
- Security fixes
- Will no longer download updates at startup, they will be downloaded in the background, while the application is running
- [Windows] No additional UAC prompt during update

1.2.61 Beta (October 23, 2019)
- Fixed an issue where non-admin users would not be able to update to newer versions of GOG Galaxy

1.2.62 Beta (October 30, 2019)
- Fixed crashes for various games
Post edited October 30, 2019 by TheTomasz
Nick_Speetzen: So are we going to be able to have games that we have installed via other launchers like Steam and Windows Store/XBGP for PC?

I have scanned everything in my drive and specific folders, and many of the games are on GOG too but they don't end up scanning. I even tried Wiutcher 3's specific folder, but I got it through Steam so IDK. I just want one laaauncherrrr lol
If you're using Galaxy 1.2, scanning will add installed GOG games. To have all your games in GOG GALAXY, you have to get the 2.0 version, which is in closed beta right now.
Johny.: (…)
vv221: Dear GOG Wizards,
Stellaris Complete Soundtrack is complete only if you download it through Galaxy, it is missing some tracks when downloaded from the website:

Please fix this, Galaxy is not an option for a lot of us as it does not exist for all systems officially supported by GOG ;)
Hi, please create a support ticket describing it. :) Thanks.
Johny.: Hi, please create a support ticket describing it. :) Thanks.
vv221: Sorry, I tried to do it but your ZenDesk instance is barely usable, and throwing Google captchas into the mix doesn’t help at all.
If there is an alternative way to open a support ticket (direct e-mail maybe?) please tell me and I’ll follow it.
That's weird - sorry to hear that - for me it works perfectly. I sent the ticket for you.
Post edited July 13, 2019 by Johny.
gogAcct12345: Can you order the PS4 version of Cyberpunk through Galaxy?
I'm afraid that is not possible, but you can do it here.
miyagaga: If I order a game in here which is also available in steam, will you give us the stream key so we can activate it? How does it work if the game is in steam?
Since GOG and Steam are two different platforms, you will not be given an activation key in such case.
dean120451: Hi everyone. Im new to both GoG and MacBooks. I have paid for and downloaded Theme Hospital but every time I click on the tile to open the game, it just bobs up and down a few times, then nothing happens. No fault window, nothing. Its like I never pressed it. I am not very proficient with computers, and I apologise if I'm missing something blatantly obvious. But any help would be great.

I have just updated MacOS to Catalina 10.15 if that helps.

Thanks in advance.
I hope your issue is already fixed, bit for cases like that, the best place to go is our support.
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we have released an update to GOG Galaxy 1.2.

It fixes recently introduced crash with the overlay (unfortunately not all the cases :( ), as well as improves situation with unlocking achievements when playing offline.

Hope you will enjoy that, have fun.
TheTomasz: It fixes recently introduced crash with the overlay (unfortunately not all the cases :( ), as well as improves situation with unlocking achievements when playing offline.
DremPSB: What an improvements with achievements offline, can you tell further, please? Starting next week, I'm gonna switch from above-ground transport to subway while tripping to my work and back home, where cell connection is very unstable, so it's kind of vital for me since I play in GOG games on my trips.
In some Windows configuration we detected wrongly whether there is internet connection available, because of that SDK was not working correctly (e.g. unlocking achievements), as it treated failures like real failures instead of acting in "offline mode".

we have released an update to Beta updates channel (which can be enabled in GOG Galaxy's settings).
It brings multiple changes which we would like to check on bigger audience, yet maybe not everyone.
Those changes are:
- We have updated Chromium Embedded Framework, which is an engine for our application. We would like to verify this did not cause any rendering issues, opening links wrongly etc.
- We have introduced changes to the update process, so that showing UAC popup is no longer required and the updates will no longer be downloaded on the start of the application.

As always, if you encounter any issues with this update, please report it on
We have found an issue with GalaxyClient updater flow within 1.2.60 Beta version. In order not to spread this issue further, we are temporarily blocking updating to this version.
Please note, that:
* this might affect only small number of users
* the issue is only related to GalaxyClient update procedure - it does not cause any other issues within the client.
We will let you know, as soon as a fixed version is available.
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OHMYGODJCABOMB: What if I have already updated to 1.2.60 BETA? Can I use it without any worries?

it should not effect how 1.2.60 works.
we have released a version GOG Galaxy 1.2.61 to channel with beta updates.

For Windows users:
It solves the issue with updating GOG Galaxy 1.2.60 on non-admin users.
If you encountered that issue and would like to update GOG Galaxy, you can do that by using the installer.

Link to installer:
Post edited October 23, 2019 by TheTomasz

we have released GOG Galaxy 1.2.62 to Beta channel.

This allows us to test new updater as well as contains fixes to some crashes in the overlay.
Hope the update will be smooth and playing enjoyable.