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Seattle, WA - August 11, 2020 | Rainway now lets gamers manage their PC games from different launchers.  You can now install, update, and uninstall games from a single screen with one click. Rainway’s latest innovative feature is unique and streamlines your gaming launching experience. In addition, the brand new Apple TV app for Rainway is now available globally.

“We were tired of juggling launchers, clicking from screen to screen, so we built something better,” said CEO Andrew Sampson. “Now, it just takes one click and you can manage your games from anywhere with Rainway.”

This tiered rollout will start with Steam. In the coming weeks, we will add other launchers including Epic, Origin, and just about every other launcher.

Today, gamers face a multitude of steps when it comes to launching a PC game. Some games only launch from exclusive launchers, others have a launcher pop up before the game will start. This causes gamers to waste valuable time launching a game rather than just jumping into gameplay. Currently, the Rainway Dashboard lets gamers see all of the games stored on their PC and further lets them launch any game directly from inside the Dashboard without having to navigate to another launcher. This feature is currently for PC only but in the coming months you’ll be able to manage your games remotely from your phone, tablet, or any smart TV device that can access Rainway.

Additionally, Rainway is the first true extension of PC gaming to hit your living room. Unlike competitors, Rainway allows gamers to play all their favorite PC games, regardless of storefront, on their TVs with controller support. Armed with a good internet connection, Rainway lets players take their PC library with them wherever they go, be it vacation or even just out in the backyard practicing some good ol’ fashioned social distancing. 

Rainway is now available on Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV. It’s easy just make sure your home computer has the Rainway Dashboard set up. If not, download Rainway and follow the instructions. Then, download the Rainway for TV app to your preferred hardware, connect it to your Rainway Dashboard and start playing!

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About Rainway

Using our best-in-class game streaming technology, Rainway has created a way to play PC games anytime, anywhere. Our mission is to enable PC gamers around the world to have the gaming experience they desire on any screen. We’re committed to breaking down barriers that have kept gamers from playing the games they own with the freedom and choice they deserve. The company is backed by investors, Bullpen Capital, Madrona Venture Group, GoAhead Ventures, and many angels, who have invested $5.2 million. The company was co-founded by Andrew Sampson and Evan Banyash and is based in Seattle, WA. For more information, visit our about page and follow @Rainwayapp on social media.