MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--Raptr, the leading gamer community of 15 million, has released a Desktop App that serves as an in-game gateway to the web, allowing players to simultaneously play games and access web content and Raptr-exclusive tools. Players no longer have to disrupt their games in order to communicate and access web content, capture and share experiences, easily access Raptr tracking and reward tools, and much more. Raptr is dedicated to making game experiences better by providing the best platform for game communities.
“Through our new Raptr Desktop App, we are delivering a seamless in-game experience to players with the power to play games and simultaneously tap into their favorite web services and destinations, community discussions and content. Gamers can say goodbye to alt tabbing.”
“We are completely obsessed with serving players a richer game and community experience,” said Dennis Fong, CEO, Raptr. “Through our new Raptr Desktop App, we are delivering a seamless in-game experience to players with the power to play games and simultaneously tap into their favorite web services and destinations, community discussions and content. Gamers can say goodbye to alt tabbing.”
The Raptr Desktop App is an in-game gateway to the web, which docks on the screen with a small footprint and features a customizable interface that allows gamers to select from and access dozens of Raptr-exclusive and third-party widgets. Now Raptr users can rev up their reputation, brag, earn rewards, access relevant content, take part in community activities, and more, as part of their in-game experience. The completely redesigned Raptr Desktop App can be downloaded at http://raptr.com/download.
The Raptr App includes features key to the quintessential Raptr PC gaming and community experience:
Interact and Share with the Community
- Screenshot capture tool with built-in sharing to Raptr, Facebook and Twitter
- Direct access to social networks including Facebook and Twitter
- Game-specific community discussions
- Cross-platform IM chat
- Tracking friends’ PC gaming with ability to jump directly into their games
Access Complementary Content and Tools
- News direct from top gaming sites
- Access to videos through YouTube
- Email through Gmail
- World of Warcraft Talent Calculator
- Weather application
- Web browsing
Rev up your Reputation, Ranks and Rewards
- Post-game summaries
- Gameplay, rank and achievement tracking
- Raptr Reward loyalty program notifications
Raptr will continue to add new features to the Desktop App, including the upcoming video capture and sharing tool, as well as the live video stream tool.
Raptr is the leading community for gamers, providing an enhanced gaming life to nearly 15 million users. Players build up their gaming rep, compete and interact with friends, create, share and access content, and earn real rewards just for playing console and PC games. Raptr's Community Platform helps game makers provide community services to players, fostering vibrant, dedicated communities.
Established in 2007 by a world-class team led by CEO and founder Dennis Fong (co-founder of Xfire, Lithium, and Gamers.com.) Raptr's investors include Accel Partners, Founder’s Fund, DAG Ventures, and Tenaya Capital. For more information about Raptr, please visit www.raptr.com.