Heroic Games Launcher 2.5.0 (Beta) Adds Download Manager, Custom User Themes, Performance Improvements

Heroic Games Launcher 2.5.0 (Beta) Adds Download Manager, Custom User Themes, Performance Improvements
A month-and-a-half after the previous release, the Heroic Games Launcher has “tons of commits” for us to look forward to. Awesome features included in this update are: download manager – you can now queue as many games as you want to download while doing other tasks custom user themes – different themes have already been available, but now you can make your own by using CSS apps outside of EGS or GOG can now be added and launched within Heroic “more robust” online checking system several fixes for the UI performance improvements improved README and “developer experience” refactored Settings menu/frontend/offline detection Linux-specific fixes, such as showing the Wine prefix in Game Settings and adding a warning if using only one dGPU if the “Use Dedicated Graphics Card” option is ticked shortcuts to Steam are now added automatically updated login design apps can now be sideloaded Legendary, the backend that powers Heroic, has been updated to 0.
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Rare 1.9.0 ‘Magnolia Catnip’ Adds Desktop Shortcuts, Kinetic Scrolling, and Tons of Fixes

Rare 1.9.0 'Magnolia Catnip' Adds Desktop Shortcuts, Kinetic Scrolling, and Tons of Fixes
Rare, the Linux frontend for the Epic Games Store, has now reached a stable 1.9.0 release following a few release candidates. Codenamed “Magnolia Catnip,” this update contains over 50 pull requests and as a result packs quite a few new features, UI enhancements, and bug fixes. Here’s just a few of the changes: games are now run as a second process; this will keep them running should Rare close desktop shortcuts are now a thing kinetic scrolling for touch devices (Steam Deck, anyone?
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