Nvidia GPUs and Intel CPUs Still Reign Supreme on Steam
Karol Laska , 03 April 2021, 19:49
Steam, according to tradition, examined how the hardware used by platform's users has changed in March 2021. There are no surprises - Nvidia and Intel remain at the top.
Steam Next Fest Coming in June With Hundreds of Demos
Szarmancki, 24 March 2021, 20:37
We know the date of the next edition of the Steam Games Festival. It will adopt a new name to better reflect the spirit of the event. The celebration of upcoming games will start in mid-June.
Remote Play Together Beta Ends; Valve Announces Sale and Event on Steam
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 March 2021, 13:44
Steam finished testing a new version of Remote Play Together. From now on, users can play selected titles with friends who do not have an account on Valve's platform. The company intends to celebrate the fact with a special sale and event.
Steam Refused to Sell Game Because of Excessive Nudity
Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 March 2021, 18:56
Super Seducer 3 will not appear on Steam. Valve deemed the game too close to pornography.
Steam Download Almost Grinds to a Halt in Russia Because of Local Authorities
Bart Swiatek, 11 March 2021, 16:01
Due to the decision of the Russian telecommunications agency Roskomnadzor, the operation of some websites and online services has been greatly slowed down. One of the platforms that have suffered is Steam.
CS:GO Removed from Steam? Valve Might be Up To Something [UPDATED]
Bart Swiatek, 09 March 2021, 09:41
The popular shooter CS:GO disappeared from Steam. For now, the reason for this is unknown – is it technical maintenance, or are the developers preparing some big announcement?
Indies Dominated Steam Last Week
Adrian Werner, 08 March 2021, 11:40
Independent games dominated Steam's last week bestseller list. Valheim, Loop Hero, Deep Rock Galactic or Tale of Immortal are among the biggest winners. Apart from indie games, Outriders is also doing very well.
Steam Remote Play Together Available to Everyone
Przemyslaw Dygas, 03 March 2021, 21:30
A new update to the Steam platform has brought a full version of the Remote Play Together feature. This allows local multiplayer games to be played remotely.
Court Orders Valve to Give Apple Its Data
Karol Laska , 25 February 2021, 19:35
Epic Games' conflict with Apple has temporarily turned into a dispute between Apple and Valve. What's more, Gabe Newell's side is losing this clash, as a California court has obliged it to hand over data on 436 games available on Steam.
Xbox Gamepad Leads on Steam - Valve Publishes Controller Stats
Jacob Blazewicz, 25 February 2021, 12:56
Valve prepared some more help for game developers. We're talking about reports on the use of gamepads on Steam, among which Xbox controller takes the top spot.
Steam Tests Option to Play Together Without an Account
Jacob Blazewicz, 25 February 2021, 11:11
Valve has started testing a new Steam client. The beta enables us to check out an enhanced version of the Remote Play Together service, which lets us invite people without an account on the platform to play together.
Steam's Summer Game Festival 2021 Coming in June
Paul Musiolik, 21 February 2021, 15:34
Valve announced the exact start and end dates for this year's Steam Summer Game Festival. The next opportunity to check out unreleased titles will come this June.
Valve Refuses to Give Apple Steam Data Against Epic Games
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 February 2021, 18:09
Valve rejected a request from Apple for Steam data. These would have helped in the fight between the Californian company and Epic Games. However, the platform's owner believes that Apple's demands are by no means as modest as the company portrays.
Indie Developer Changes Name to 'Very Positive' on Steam
Sarafan, 12 February 2021, 11:55
One of the developers publishing indie games on Steam decided to mislead users with a not-so-sophisticated method.
Chinese Steam Launches With 53 Games and No Forum
Przemyslaw Dygas, 10 February 2021, 13:32
China finally got its own version of Steam. Due to restrictions and censorship it is very limited.
Forza Horizon 4 Coming to Steam
Ness, 08 February 2021, 21:52
Forza Horizon 4 will hit Steam on March 9. It will be the first game from the popular racing game series to be available on this platform.
Steam With New Activity Record
Adrian Werner, 08 February 2021, 12:18
Steam just set another activity record. Yesterday, more than 26.4 million users were logged in at the same time.
Rust and GTA 5 Beaten on Steam by a Chinese RPG
Adrian Werner, 04 February 2021, 12:16
Yesterday, a Chinese RPG Tale of Immortal has conquered Steam, overtaking even Rust and GTA5. This is an even greater achievement as it is an indie game that is not available in English.
Apex Legends Proves EA Made a Good Call Returning to Steam
Bart Swiatek, 01 February 2021, 13:03
The free-to-play shooter from Respawn Entertainment - Apex Legends - broke another popularity record on Steam. The title was played simultaneously by nearly 130 thousand people. The eighth season of support for the game will launch tomorrow.
Steam, Ubisoft and CD Projekt Sued for Overpricing
Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2021, 20:29
Several US gamers have decided to sue Steam and some publishers - including Ubisoft and CD Projekt - accusing the companies of using one of the clauses in the distribution agreement to inflate game prices.
Steam Game Festival Will Returns in February With 500 Demos
Paul Musiolik, 28 January 2021, 14:54
Steam Games Festival will return in early February. Valve announced the start of the next edition of the event, during which we will check out several hundred demos of upcoming games.
Capcom Claims Resident Evil Village is an Open World Game
Karol Laska , 26 January 2021, 19:47
If the information provided on Steam by Capcom is to be believed, the 8th installment of Resident Evil will feature an open world. Moreover, we should expect sexual content from the work.
Big Adventure Event on Steam Offers Dozens of Demos From Unreleased Games
Szarmancki, 22 January 2021, 22:02
Don't miss the latest adventure game sale on Steam. The Big Adventure Event features around 85 titles from the genre and up to 30 demos of upcoming indie releases, and that's just one of the highlights.
Denuvo Anti-Cheat Could Become Standard on Steam
Bart Swiatek, 19 January 2021, 14:45
Irdeto's anti-cheat solution, Denuvo Anti-Cheat, has been integrated with Steamworks tools, making it easier for developers to use the system in their games.
Ubisoft Enrages Steam Community by Posting Threads About Epic Games Store Title
Karol Laska , 12 January 2021, 20:49
Ubisoft shot itself in the knee at the very beginning of the year. The blame for this state of affairs lies with one of the posts about Tom Clancy's The Division 2. The problem is that it was shared on Steam, which does not offer the aforementioned game.
New Version of Steam Offers Improved Support for Xbox and PS5 Controllers
Paul Musiolik, 09 January 2021, 21:57
The latest Steam update brings improved support for DualSense, Xbox Elite, and Xbox Series X|S controllers.
Cyberpunk 2077 Lost 80% of Players on Steam
Qskan, 05 January 2021, 21:36
According to data from Steam, Cyberpunk 2077 has lost almost 80% of players since its launch. What does this mean for CD Projekt RED's latest game?
Steam Breaks New Activity Record
Adrian Werner, 03 January 2021, 14:32
Yesterday, Steam set a new activity record. For the first time the service exceeded the mark of 25 million logged-in users.
Stardew Valley Breaks New Activity Records With Patch 1.5
Adrian Werner, 02 January 2021, 14:09
Patch 1.5 brought a new renaissance in Stardew Valley. Yesterday the game set a new activity record on Steam.
Steam Almost Hit Another Record During Holidays
Paul Musiolik, 28 December 2020, 19:54
A great year for Steam was crowned with another record. This year's holidays were the best in history when we look at the number of active users.
Best Steam Games of 2020 According to Users
Paul Musiolik, 27 December 2020, 17:35
The list of 150 best games on Steam, which debuted in 2020, shows a clear victory of Hades. Factorio and Phasmophobia were also appreciated, ranking second and third respectively.
Best Steam Launches of November 2020
Paul Musiolik, 22 December 2020, 13:34
November landed several loud launches on Steam. Valve revealed a list of the best-selling games that appeared last month.
Steam Winter Sale 2020 Begins Tomorrow
Adrian Werner, 21 December 2020, 11:26
Tomorrow, the Steam Winter Sale 2020 will start, i.e. this year's edition of the biggest sale in Valve digital store. At the same time, users will start voting for the best games in the Steam Awards.
Steam's Autumn Sale Was the Biggest One Ever
Paul Musiolik, 20 December 2020, 14:51
Valve boasted that Steam's autumn sale was the biggest sale in store's history. Both on the side of players, as well as developers and publishers.
First Nominations for Steam Awards 2020 Revealed
Paul Musiolik, 20 December 2020, 14:47
Valve has announced the first nominations in six categories of Steam Awards 2020. Soon we will be able to vote for our favourites, and get some collector's cards for it.
Steam Breaks Records; Nearly 25M Players Used the App
Paul Musiolik, 13 December 2020, 17:32
Steam has broken its March record. There were almost 25 million players in the app today, more than 7 million of whom played something. Cyberpunk 2077 certainly added its two cents to this result.
CS:GO is Hot on Cyberpunk 2077's Heels on Steam
Adrian Werner, 07 December 2020, 12:23
CP2077 continues to dominate Steam's best-seller list for yet another week. However, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is pressing for the leader's position thanks to the launch of Operation Broken Fang.
Steam Autumn Sale 2020 and Steam Awards Begin Tomorrow
Adrian Werner, 24 November 2020, 10:28
Tomorrow, Valve will start accepting nominations for the Steam Awards 2020. At the same time, the great autumn sale is to start.
Gamepads are Becoming Increasingly Popular on Steam
Adrian Werner, 22 November 2020, 19:10
On the occasion of adding support for PS5's controller to Steam, Valve revealed that the daily number of people using controllers in the service has doubled over the last two years.
Steam Adds Initial Support for DualSense Controller
Paul Musiolik, 14 November 2020, 18:17
The test version of an update for Steam client added initial support for the DualSense controller. Developers promise full implementation in subsequent versions of the app.
Valve Makes Testing Games on Steam Easier for Devs
Paul Musiolik, 05 November 2020, 16:22
Valve is introducing another facility for developers on Steam. The Steam Playtest option enables them to easily manage access to game tests prepared for players.
Players Ask Steam to Mark DRM-free Games
Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2020, 21:34
Once again, the gamers vent their displeasure with DRM security. All because of a Reddit user, who suggested that Steam should mark DRM-free games.
Plug-in Warns About Buying a Game Available in Xbox Game Pass
Bart Swiatek, 13 October 2020, 15:47
A useful browser plug-in informs users if a particular title on Steam is available in Xbox Game Pass. The extension works with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Steam's Autumn Game Festival Launches Today
Paul Musiolik, 07 October 2020, 19:09
The Autumn edition of the Steam Festival is starting and will last until October 13. Several hundred demo versions of upcoming titles will be waiting for us.
Steam has a Problem With Malfunctioning CAPTCHA
Karol Laska , 06 October 2020, 22:50
Users complain that they cannot create new Steam accounts or change their passwords. The blame for this lies with CAPTCHA, which cannot be answered correctly.
Apple Currently Owns Over 25% of the CPU Market
Bart Swiatek, 05 October 2020, 11:59
Another edition of the usual hardware survey appeared on Steam. It shows that AMD already controls over 25% of the CPU market. The data also indicates stagnation in VR goggle sector.
Steam Sales Schedule for 2020 Leaked
Bart Swiatek, 29 September 2020, 19:39
A recent leak reveals the schedule of subsequent Steam sales: Winter, Sale and Halloween editions.
How Much Would It Cost to Buy Everything on Steam?
Milosz Szubert, 14 September 2020, 14:10
There is a site that enables us to check how much we would need to spend to buy all the games available on Steam. Currently, the amount is just over $537,000 (nearly $522,000 if discounts are included).
Augmented Steam Plugin Offers Enhanced Steam Experience
Jacob Blazewicz, 10 September 2020, 17:12
Steam with advanced filters and information about price changes, player activity, DRM, etc.? No, this is not a new update from Valve, but the Augmented Steam plugin. The expansion for Chrome and Firefox makes browsing Steam's catalogue much easier.
EA Play Subscription Now Available on Steam
Milosz Szubert, 01 September 2020, 15:20
The EA Play subscription is now available on Steam. Thanks to it, for $5 per month (or $30 for the whole year), subscribers receive access to a number of games from Electronic Arts's catalogue and many facilities, such as shopping discounts.