Most frequent questions and answers
How much does it cost?
Like all the best things in life – Buff is FREE to use!
The only thing you share with us is your gaming activity, and even that is anonymous.
So, how does Buff work?
Once the Buff app is downloaded, just make sure it’s running in the background. We’ll make sure you are then rewarded for playing.
How can i earn Buff coins
It is very easy to earn Buff coins. All you need to do is continue playing your favorite games while the buff app is running in the background and you will earn coins while playing.
You can also follow our referral and promotion program for the chance to earn more coins. Check out the details of our algorithm for an in-depth explanation of our remuneration plan.
Which games does Buff support?
- All classic modes + autochess
LoL – Summoner’s Rift:
- 5v5 Draft Pick games
- 5v5 Ranked Solo games
- 5v5 Blind Pick games
- 5v5 Ranked Flex games
- PVP modes
- All modes without bots
- PVP modes (casual, ranked and unranked)
- We’re not supporting modes with bots
Will the Buff application affect my PC resources/FPS etc?
Generally speaking, you won’t feel the Buff app running in the background.
Our goal is for Buff is to run efficiently on your CPU and video card. If your PC runs a game perfectly, it should easily support Buff. Still, if you encounter performance issues please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to assist you.
How does Buff calculates my reward?
Well, this is our secret sauce. We have our AI-based algorithm that collects data, calculates statistical probabilities and generates the reward allocation accordingly, but the logic is for rewards to be based on in-game achievements. For example, the better your KDA ratio in LoL, the more Buff coins you will earn. On top of that, victories or defeats in team matches will influence your rewards.
DOES BUFF USE MY GPU AND DECREASE MY GAMING EXPERIENCE?
Buff is committed to offering and maintaining the best gaming experience and therefore runs in the background while you are playing, hardly taking any computing power or GPU.
The whole concept of Buff relies on increasing the gamer’s experience and not making it worse. If you feel there is a decrease in your computer performance please contact our support team.
WHAT ARE BUFF’S SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS?
- Operating System: Windows 7 (64bit), Windows 8 and Windows 10 (Windows Vista and XP are no longer supported)
- 50MB on your hard drive.
- In-game support: DirectX8, DirectX9, DirectX11 and OpenGL
- Microsoft .Net 4.5.
- CPU – If your computer runs your game, it will run Buff with it.
- RAM – At least 4GB of RAM (Recommended: 8GB)
Our goal is for Buff to run efficiently on your CPU and video card. If your PC runs a game perfectly, it should easily support Buff. Still, if you encounter performance issues please write to us at email@example.com and we will do our best to assist you.
IS BUFF APPROVED BY GAME PUBLISHERS?
There is no need for approval from game publishers as Buff uses Overwolf technology, which is based on open APIs from the game publishers. For more information, check out Overwolf’s legal policy.
HOW DO I UPDATE MY BUFF CLIENT?
Buff will update itself automatically so you can concentrate on what matters most – playing your favorite games.
When Buff finds a new update, it will download it silently in the background. The update will be installed the next time you launch Buff. You can always update it manually by following these steps:
- Head into the settings menu
- Click on the “Support” tab
- Click on “Check for updates”
- Click save
- Restart Buff
WHY ISN’T THE APP TRACKING MY PERFORMANCE?
Please make sure you have checked all the following:
- Buff is running in the background.
- Overlay is enabled on Overwolf.
- You are playing a supported game/mode.
- Your match was longer than 16 min.
- Make sure you haven’t tabbed out of the match, or pressed alt+f4 as this will prevent you from getting the coins reward.
WHY I DIDN’T GET MY GIFT CARD
You get the gift cards you purchased on BUFF marketplace immediately, and you can view them later on the transaction page in our app. The only exception is Steam credit, which takes around 4 business days to process on the first time only. As of the 2nd time onward the process takes only a few hours to complete.
WHY ISN’T OVERWOLF WORKING?
Try closing and restarting it. If it still doesn’t work, please try to uninstall and install it again.
I’M TRYING TO WATCH AN AD TO GET MORE COINS BUT IT ISN’T PLAYING – WHY?
The ads are based on your geographical region, and some regions just aren’t supported at the moment.
WHAT IS THE “REFERRAL PROGRAM”?
Buff’s referral program allows you to earn more Buff coins by inviting your friends to install the app. When a friend signs up using your special code, you receive a reward of 20 coins as soon as they earn their first 20 coins! So, the more people you refer, the more you earn.