About the GameDiscoverCo newsletter

Welcome to the GameDiscoverCo newsletter, a regular look at how people discover and buy video games in the 2020s, written by ‘how people find your game’ expert and GameDiscoverCo founder Simon Carless.

If you sign up to the free version of the newsletter, you’ll get multiple high-quality newsletters ever week. These feature overviews, analysis and notable links around ‘premium’ PC and console video game discovery, games, and platforms.

In addition, the GameDiscoverCo Plus paid newsletter tier gives you a whole bunch of extra stuff, including:

  • 'Plus' data-driven newsletters, covering Steam, Switch, Epic Games Store, Apple & more every Friday. Here’s a free sample Plus newsletter, if you want to see what they’re like.

  • eBooks, including ‘The Complete Game Discovery Toolkit’, an enhanced compilation of the very best ‘evergreen’ advice and data from the GameDiscoverCo newsletter, and Derek Yu’s book on the design & discovery of Spelunky.

  • The very helpful 'Plus' member-only GameDiscoverCo Discord server, for talking ‘game discovery tips & news’ with your peers and the GameDiscoverCo crew..

  • Full access to GameDiscoverCo’s Steam Hype data back-end, which analyzes and ranks all unreleased - and now also recently released - Steam games by popularity, with searching by Steam tag, exportable .CSV data, daily reports, & lots more.

Here’s a video showcasing all of the Plus-exclusive benefits:

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