Tag: discord

Discord empowers devs to turn community servers into stores

Discord is a social network first. While the platform has a store and subscription service, it recognizes that most people come to it for communications. But now the chat/voice service, which raised $150 million in December, is adding in commerce options where they make sense: developer- and publisher-owned game communities. Discord added verified servers in […]

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Discord Nitro adds 2K Games’ BioShock, Mafia, and more to subscription

Discord is adding some big games to its monthly Netflix-style Nitro subscription service. Anyone who pays the $10-per-month membership fee can now download a handful of releases from publisher 2K Games. Those include the following: XCOM: Enemy Unknown BioShock Remastered BioShock 2 Remastered Sid Meier’s Civilization IV Complete Mafia “We […]

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Discord Now Sells PC Games Like Steam, Fields Universal Launcher

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For most of the past decade, Steam has dominated the PC gaming market. As retail stores cut back on carrying PC games, a service that began life as a much-loathed requirement for activating and playing Half-Life 2 became, bit by […]

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Discord Pulls Popular Final Fantasy Server’s Partner Status Over NSFW Content

Image: Final Fantasy XIV Most people use Discord to chat with their gaming communities. Some also use it to share anime porn. As Discord has grown in ubiquity and legitimacy, these priorities have come into conflict. This week, the Final Fantasy XIV subreddit’s Discord had its official partner status revoked for issues stemming from its […]

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Discord, Snapchat, and more are down following Google Cloud incident

Multiple online services are experiencing outages and slow responses today due to a problem with Google’s Cloud platform. The company has confirmed that it is having issues with many of the tools that websites and services like Discord, Spotify, and Snapchat rely on to function. In a note on its status page, Google said it […]

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