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Playnite 8 released. Open source video game library manager.

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What is Playnite?

Playnite is an open source video game library manager and launcher with support for 3rd party libraries like Steam, GOG, Origin, and Uplay. Includes game emulation support, providing one unified interface for your games.

You can support the project by being a patreon. By being a Patreon you also get access to new versions 2 weeks prior to general public release and also get to vote for what features the next version will have.

If you are a programmer you can help the project by making extensions, themes, helping development or translating Playnite to your language.

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Important new Features in Playnite 8

  • PlayStation library integration
  • Discord Rich Presence support
  • Library statistics view
  • Software tools menu and configuration
  • Option to specify game manual path
  • Option to only display used fields on Explorer/Filter panels
  • All game fields can now be edited in bulk
  • Option to collapse/expand all groups
  • Option to only display used fields on Explorer/Filter panels
  • Added notes game field
  • Option to add game to import exclusion list when removing it
  • Option to assign game script to execute after game is started
  • Ability to create desktop shortcut for multiple games at once
  • More new features, bug fixes and improvements.
  • Full Playnite 8.0 Changelog | Full Playnite 8.1 Changelog

Community showcase:

Library plugins:

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Note: Certain new features in Playnite 8 will not be available in custom desktop and fullscreen themes until theme authors update their themes to use them.


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