that five million gamers have registered for this service providing support for
multiplayer play in over 600 PC games. Here's what they have to say about the
GameRanger, the PC online gaming service, today announced that
five million users have signed up and created multiplayer profiles to play their
games online with friends.
GameRanger provides multiplayer for over 600 PC games. Many of these games
either had their original servers shut down ("end-of-life") or had massive
networking problems with their existing systems.
More recently, GameRanger has become a popular solution for game developers
distributing their games across multiple online stores without being locked into
a multiplayer "walled-garden" on a single store. GameRanger allows friends to
play each other, while still having freedom to choose where they buy their
"When you've bought a game you love, you should be able to keep playing it with
your friends regardless of how many others are still playing," said Scott
Kevill, president of GameRanger Technologies. "Server shutdowns, 'sunsetting'
and 'kill-switches' are the dark side of multiplayer gaming."
GameRanger keeps multiplayer games alive by reversing the multiplayer decline
and creating thriving communities.
GameRanger runs on Windows XP or later and is available as a free download from