Steam's Game Recommendation System is Improving
Paul Wozniak, 13 November 2019, 13:36
According to one of the creators from No More Robots studio, 40% of visits to the Steam card of their latest production comes from the game recommendations, which was updated in September. The developer claims that such an increase in popularity is due to the proper operation of this feature.
Death Stranding Will Launch Simultaneously on Steam and EGS
Konrad Serafinski, 09 November 2019, 22:21
Death Stranding will be released simultaneously on Steam and Epic Games Store. Such information can be read in the official announcement of the publisher. The game will be coming to PC next summer.
Valve Invests in Streaming? Rumors About Steam Cloud Gaming
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 November 2019, 18:07
It seems that Valve is yet another company interested in streaming video games. This is what a code fragment found on Steamworks website suggests, where the term Steam Cloud Gaming was mentioned.
4K Users Remain Few and Far Between - Steam's October Survey
Milosz Szubert, 06 November 2019, 15:17
Valve has published the results of its October Steam survey. According to the company, the number of users of Windows 10, Nvidia GPU and Intel CPU is constantly growing. Interestingly, people using 4K resolution are still rare.
Steam With New Library and Remote Play Together Feature
Bart Swiatek, 31 October 2019, 16:33
Steam client has received an update that introduces, among other things, improvements to games library, featuring several useful options and new features. Valve has also made Remote Play Together available to all players.
Apex Legends on Steam Will Not Require Origin
Christian Pieniazek, 30 October 2019, 14:03
Yesterday we learned that EA games that will hit Steam will need Origin to run in the background. As it turns out, this requirement will apply only to selected titles, and the list will not include, for example, Apex Legends.
EA Games Return to Steam. EA Access Subscription Available as Well
Bart Swiatek, 29 October 2019, 20:05
Electronic Arts has entered into an agreement with Valve. Under the agreement, new EA games will also be released on Steam, starting with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Along with them, the platform will also receive several already released titles and an EA Access subscription.
EA Games Returning to Steam is Almost Certain
Adrian Werner, 27 October 2019, 20:13
Electronic Arts' Twitter entry suggested that the publisher's games will soon be available on Steam. This confirms the reports from a few days ago.
EA Games May Return to Steam
Christian Pieniazek, 22 October 2019, 21:40
There are new signs that after a few years of separation, games from Electronic Arts may return to Steam. On the other hand, there is a chance that preparations are underway to reveal something larger... or we're looking at nothing more than insignificant errors.
Steam: Remote Play Together Enters Beta; It's like PS4's Share Play
Konrad Serafinski, 22 October 2019, 09:59
Remote Play Together, a feature that enables us to play online games that only have a local multiplayer mode, is available for testing on Steam.
Halloween, Autumn and Winter - Steam Sales Dates Leaked
Paul Wozniak, 20 October 2019, 21:21
SteamDB informed about the dates of this year's Steam sales. There are three more promotional periods ahead of us, and the first one - Halloween Sale - is scheduled to start on October 28.
Steam Gets a New Feature - Remote Play Together
Bart Swiatek, 10 October 2019, 12:03
Steam will soon receive the Remote Play Together feature, which will enable us to play online in games that have only local multiplayer mode. Tests of the new system will start in October.
Epic is Not Just Against Steam - 30% is the Industry Standard
Bart Swiatek, 08 October 2019, 15:43
IGN conducted an analysis which shows that Steam's 30% revenue share does not differ from the industry standards. Only a few other distributors apply different rules - including, of course, Epic Games Store, which often accuses Valve of engaging in shameful practices.
Half-Life 2 Characters Can Finally Blink Again
Adrian Werner, 29 September 2019, 16:01
Valve has finally fixed a bug introduced five years ago that made it impossible for characters in games like Half-Life, Half-Life 2: Episode Two, or Half-Life: Source to blink their eyes.
Valve vs. French Court - an Appeal is Underway
Barth Faryna, 23 September 2019, 16:00
Valve does not agree with the decision of the Paris Supreme Court that Steam users residing in the European Union are fully entitled to resell the titles purchased through the platform. There's gonna be an appeal.
French Judge: Resale of Steam Games is Legal Under EU Law
Paul Wozniak, 19 September 2019, 20:57
According to the judgment of the French court, which invokes European Union directives, resale of games from Steam is perfectly legal. Valve has a month to change the rules and inform users about it.
Golden Glow for Rare Achievements in New Steam Library
Milosz Szubert, 19 September 2019, 10:59
The new design of Steam library offers an interesting feature. All the in-game achievements that were unlocked by less than 10% of their owners, were spectacularly highlighted.
Open Beta of New Steam Library Launches
Christian Pieniazek, 17 September 2019, 21:42
The beta version of the new Steam Library, which we have heard about since March this year, is now available to all interested parties. Valve Software not only refreshed its appearance, but also added a number of new functionalities.
Steam Update Improves Video Game Recommendations
Bart Swiatek, 13 September 2019, 13:35
Steam has received an update today that improves the game recommendation system. Changes made by developers should make it easier for players to find titles that are actually of interest to them.
Everspace 2 Devs: We Wouldn't Exist Without Steam and Our Game is Modern Freelancer
Christian Pieniazek, 10 September 2019, 23:08
Although Everspace 2 will use Unreal Engine technology, Rockfish Games has decided not to make this project exclusive to the Epic Games Store and release it on Steam. The reason for this is that the band owes its existence to Steam.
AMD Gains in August Steam Survey
Jacob Blazewicz, 06 September 2019, 15:00
Valve has published the results of its August hardware survey on Steam. In the past month, AMD increased its market share both in the CPU market and in the graphics cards segment.
Tool Enables You to Easily Import EGS Games to Steam
Bart Swiatek, 06 September 2019, 14:45
One of Steam's users created a useful tool that needs only one click to import games from most other launchers to Valve's client. This enables us to take advantage of many useful features such as Steam Overlay, home streaming and Big Picture mode. And we've got everything in one place.
New Beta of Steam Library Goes Live This Month
Barth Faryna, 05 September 2019, 15:40
Valve is preparing to introduce a beta version of the changed appearance of the Steam Library. New features were presented at last week's conference in Seattle and users will be able to try them out later this month.
Nutaku, adult game platform expects competition from Steam and EGS
Paul Wozniak, 22 August 2019, 22:11
A platform dedicated entirely to adult games, Nutaku, would like the most popular websites, such as Steam or Epic Game Store, to be more open to erotic games. Thanks to this, Nutaku would gain competition, which would contribute to the development of the industry.
Chinese Gamers to Disappear from Steam? Steam China Revealed
Christian Pieniazek, 21 August 2019, 18:52
Perfect World, a company cooperating with Valve, shared the first details about the official Chinese version of the Steam platform. Soon the players from China will be „almost completely independent” from the rest of the world.
Two Erotic Games in Steam Top Games for July
Barth Faryna, 21 August 2019, 14:34
Steam's approach to erotic content has changed significantly in recent years. Currently we can find there many titles for adult players, some of which are even at the top of the July list.
Valve Takes Control of Steam's Release Date Changes; No More Abuse?
Paul Wozniak, 07 August 2019, 17:45
Valve decided to crack down on the abuse of Steam release date changes, which caused the games of some devs appear in the „Upcoming” tab for long periods of time. From now on, in order to change the release date, you will need to contact Valve directly and give a specific reason.
Top 10 Games From Steam Wishlists
Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2019, 16:10
We would like to introduce you to a selection of the most popular games on Steam wishlists.
Success of Steam's Interactive Recommender
Barth Faryna, 01 August 2019, 13:00
Interactive game recommendations on Steam turned out to be a great success and resulted in a very positive response from the community. Valve follows through and introduces new features that will allow players to search for new titles in more detail.
Epic Games Store Rejects Game Whose Devs Didn't Want to Leave Steam
Barth Faryna, 31 July 2019, 21:26
Epic Games Store is committed to exclusive titles, as we've all known for a long time. However, gamers still feel offended by the fact that more titles are rejected by the platform because their creators do not want to offer exclusivity. Recently, SkateBIRD met wich such a fate.
Steam Labs Launches; Offers AI Game Recommendations
Adrian Werner, 12 July 2019, 14:13
Valve has released Steam Labs, thanks to which we can test, among others, the system of automatic game recommendation, based on the analysis of our preferences.
Age of Wonders 3 for Free on Steam
Christian Pieniazek, 12 July 2019, 00:24
On the occasion of the upcoming launch of Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Triumph Studios and Paradox Interactive released their previous work, Age of Wonders III, for free. As it usually happens, we have a limited amount of time to add this production to our library.
Black Mesa - Xen Chapters of Half Life Remake Available From August
Paul Wozniak, 08 July 2019, 21:10
The developers of the updated version of Half-Life have announced that two new chapters will be available in the beta from the beginning of August. In addition, we learned that the launch of the final levels of the adventure is only a matter of a few weeks.
Valve is Probably Working on Steam Controller 2
Bart Swiatek, 04 July 2019, 18:05
A patent registered by Valve introduces a new version of Steam Controller, featuring pressure-sensitibe buttons in the grip. The device also appears in the Steamworks Developer Toolkit files.
Windows 10 Gains in June Steam Survey
Agnes Adamus, 03 July 2019, 17:46
Steam shared the results of the June hardware survey, which is based on data provided by the users of the platform. Thanks to this, once again we have the opportunity to see which components reign among the owners of personal computers.
Steam Will Get A New Skin?
Konrad Serafinski, 10 June 2019, 02:29
There are some photos on Steam Database Twitter showing possible new Steam interface. It is very possible that Valve's platform will soon undergo a gentle lifting, which will make it easier for users to use the application.
Destiny 2 Switches to Free-to-play and Heads for Steam [Updated]
Frozen, 07 June 2019, 12:30
Bungie organized a special stream dedicated to the future of Destiny 2, in which they presented the upcoming Shadowkeep add-on and confirmed the switch of the basic edition of the title to a free-to-play model.
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition with Cross-play Support
Frozen, 04 June 2019, 13:06
The updated version of the first part of Age of Empires will support cross-play between Steam and Microsoft Store. The information was provided by the official twitter account of the franchise.
Gears 5 and Definitive Age of Empires Will Launch on Steam
Frozen, 30 May 2019, 23:23
Microsoft has announced that the upcoming Gears 5 and the refreshed first three parts of the Age of Empires series will be available for purchase on the PC via Valve's Steam platform.
Darkest Dungeon-inspired Vambrace: Cold Soul Launches
Konrad Serafinski, 28 May 2019, 11:18
Vambrace: Cold Soul, a roguelike heavily inspired by Darkest Dungeon, will be available today on Steam and GOG.com. Console owners will have to wait for the launch until September 2019.
Valve Will Acknowledge ''Positive Review Bombing'' of AC Unity
Adrian Werner, 22 May 2019, 10:18
Valve has announced that it will not alter the average score for Assassin's Creed: Unity on Steam. Making the title available for free on Uplay and Ubisoft's donation to rebuild the Notre-Dame Cathedral contributed to flooding the site with positive reviews, of which most also praised the game itself.
Steam Summer Sale 2019 Dates Leaked
Frozen, 15 May 2019, 15:18
We know the likely start and end date of Steam Summer Sale 2019. The event will begin shortly and will last for two weeks.
Stellaris - Special Offer and Free Weekend on Steam
Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2019, 10:26
Paradox Interactive has announced that it will be possible to play Stellaris, the grand space strategy, on Steam for free over the weekend. The action is linked to the third birthday of the title and is accompanied by major price reductions.
More Windows 7 Users Than Windows 10 On Steam
ElMundo, 03 May 2019, 10:56
Steam has just published a traditional monthly hardware survey, this time summarizing the preferences of platform's users in April. Noteworthy is the increase in the number of PC owners with Windows 7.
Epic Takes over Rocket League Creators. Will the Game Disappear from Steam?
Adrian Werner, 02 May 2019, 09:44
Psyonix Studio has been taken over by Epic Games. So far, Rocket League hasn't disappeared from the Steam. That didn't prevent players from flooding the site with negative reviews of the game, probably just in case.
Official Presentation of Valve Index
Agnes Adamus, 30 April 2019, 23:00
Today, Valve announced Valve Index, the company's VR goggles. During the presentation, the price and detailed specification of the device were revealed. The equipment is to be delivered to the first customers on June 28 this year.
Steam Has More Than One Billion Users
Conrad Hazi, 30 April 2019, 13:24
The number of user accounts on the Steam platform has exceeded one billion. Although it doesn't show that so many players use Steam, other statistics reveal that despite the pressure from the competition, Valve's platform is still doing pretty well.
Tim Sweeney Challenges Valve to Reduce Its Revenue Share
Bart Swiatek, 25 April 2019, 16:18
Tim Sweeney – CEO of Epic Games – wrote on Twitter that his company is ready to give up acquiring exclusive titles, assuming Steam gives up 88% of sales revenue to the devs. The only condition being, that the solution would have to be implemented "without strings attached".
Randy Pitchford: "Steam Could be Dying in 5 to 10 years."
Konrad Serafinski, 20 April 2019, 21:02
Randy Pitchford continues to battle opponents of the Epic Games Store. The CEO of Gearbox Software thinks Steam could be a dying store in a decade and will be replaced by another digital distribution platform.
The Digital Distribution Platform War Continues
Agnes Adamus, 09 April 2019, 00:41
Since its debut, the Epic Games Store has been making a lot of waves. Buying exclusive titles has caused many releases to miss Steam. A dispute arose between supporters and opponents of this practice, fueled by Richard Geldreich, a former Valve employee,