I saw this post and oh my god
You do NOT have to download the game to actually play it. For example, I only have Linux computers and I am not a coding genius to use wine, so I couldn’t play it. (Fucking school computers) But never fear, there is a way you can “play” the game.
This lovely YouTube channel, kreddu, has a full play through the entirety of both games, and is going into the extras of re:connect.
But yes you should also support the game by buying it.