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The Discord Store global beta launches today

The Steam-like Discord Store launches its global beta today, so everyone can try it out.

Discord's store cupboards are nowhere near as full as Steam's - there are only around 20 games to straight-out buy - but there are some nifty initiatives which make Discord stand out. These are First on Discord, Discord Nitro and Universal Library features.

First on Discord is what it sounds like: games with timed exclusivity to Discord. The handful of signed games aren't juggernauts but do include Bad North, which Christian Donlan Recommended in his review.

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First on Discord launches with seven games

First on Discord launches with seven games

Including Switch indie hit Bad North.

Discord has now detailed the first wave of games which will debut for PC via its own store - each with an exclusivity period "typically" lasting 90 days.

The range, dubbed First on Discord, will roll-out this autumn with seven titles. Perhaps most notable in line-up is viking roguelike Bad North, already available on Switch:

Here's the full list:

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