Articles about Steam (Valve)

Apex Legends Will Be Coming To The Switch With Support For Crossplay
With all the popularity and hype surrounding battle royale style games like Fortnite, it didn’t really come as a surprise when EA eventually announced their own game, Apex Legends. The game has been out for a while now and has been available on platforms like the Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

Steam Records Record-Breaking 20 Million Concurrent Players
We all spend our time differently on the weekends. Some of us choose to spend it with friends and family at gatherings, some of us go to watch movies, some of us go for a run or a bike ride, and so on. However, with the coronavirus outbreak, it has been strongly recommended that we all practice social distancing and to stay at home where possible.

Steam News Hub Will Show Personalized Updates For The Games You Play
The problem with a lot of news hubs is that sometimes, it displays topics that you might not be interested in, which in turn could dissuade users from using it. However, Valve has launched a new feature for Steam called the Steam News Hub where it will display personalized content, such as news and updates for the games that you actually play.

Death Stranding Will Be Coming To The PC June 2, 2020
When Hideo Kojima left Konami and formed Kojima Productions, many were curious as to what the game designer’s first game would be. It was later revealed to be a game of epic proportions in the form of Death Stranding, which has since been released for consoles. For PC gamers who wanted to check out the game, you’re in luck.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Will Be Arriving On Steam Early Access This Year
According to a recent report, it has been suggested that Baldur’s Gate 3 could be released this year. How true are those rumors? It is unclear how true or accurate they are, but they are certainly being corroborated with a new report where it seems that Hasbro has given it away that Baldur’s Gate 3 will be released on Steam Early Access this year.

Half-Life Games Are Now Free To Play On Steam Until March
Back in November last year, Valve made a surprise announcement in the form of a new Half-Life game called Alyx. This would be a VR exclusive game and would also be the latest installment in the Half-Life franchise in a very, very long time. Perhaps to help build the hype leading up to its launch, Valve has since made every Half-Life game free to play on Steam.

Google Is Looking To Bring Steam Onto Chromebooks
Google’s Chrome OS platform and its Chromebooks aren’t exactly known for being designed for gaming. The relative simplistic and straightforward nature of Chrome OS is great for work and students who don’t really require too much from their computers, but it seems that Google is working towards changing that perception.

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X Might Be Able To Play Windows Games
One of the confirmed features of Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox is that it will offer backwards compatibility on day one. This means that gamers who have a library of Xbox One games should have no issues playing their games on the new console. However, a new report from Game-Experience.it suggests that there could be more to it.

Valve Underestimates Demand For Steam Controllers, Ends Up Cancelling Them
Last week, Valve decided that they would be discontinuing its Steam Controller and to get rid of existing inventory, the company put them up for sale where they were being sold for a mere $5. It seems that maybe Valve had underestimated the demand for $5 gaming controllers because too many units were ordered, resulting in Valve cancelling some of them.

Congressman Pleads Guilty To Spending Campaign Funds On Video Games
When someone gives you money to spend on something, but you use it to spend on something else, that’s probably not right, especially if you’re a government official. Such is the case with US congressman Duncan D. Hunter who had recently pleaded guilty to spending funds that were meant for campaigning on other things, such as video game purchases on Steam.

Valve’s Steam Controller Can Now Be Yours For $5
With the launch of Valve’s Steam Box, Valve also took the wraps off the Steam Controller. This is a unique piece of technology where it allowed gamers to play all manner of PC games using the controller, where its design makes it different from regular gamepads. However, Valve ultimately decided to end the production of said Steam Controller.

Steam Adds A New Local Multi-Player Feature That Works Over The Internet
We have witnessed cloud gaming projects that you let you play remotely from your smartphone. However, Steam has added an interesting local multiplayer feature that expands its reach over the Internet – Steam Remote Play.Normally, for a game that supports Local multiplayer co-op fun (up to 4 players), you need to be present in a single location.Now, with Steam Remote Play, you can jump right into a game that supports […]

EA Games Is Back On Steam With 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order'
As we previously mentioned the possibility of EA Games making a comeback to the Steam platform. Now, it has been confirmed with the official announcement by EA for its return to Steam with its much-anticipated game ‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order‘.The modern-age Star Wars game was the only reason EA Games got into trouble due to the microtransactions involved. To fix the player base figure and reach out to more […]

EA Games Could Be Making A Return To Steam
When it comes to game distribution platforms, Steam is more or less the default one. However, in recent years, we’ve started to see more companies launch their own platforms, like EA launching Origins and Epic launching the Epic Game Store. Typically in these cases, these companies tend to make their games exclusive to their own platforms.