Microsoft Will Begin Distributing More Games Through Steam

One would think that Microsoft wouldn’t really want to facilitate competing marketplaces but the company says that it intends on doing just that. Microsoft confirmed today that it’s committed to supporting competing stores for PC games, saying that it will now be distributing more Xbox Game Studios titles through Valve’s Steam game store.


Valve Brings Its Steam Chat App To Mobile Devices

It goes without saying that Steam is one of the more widely-used game distribution platforms at the moment, and as such, there are many users who rely on its service to not only play games, but to keep in touch with their friends as well. For those who want to stay in touch with their Steam friends on the go, you’re in luck.


Valve’s Steam Link App Is Now Available For iPhone, iPad, Apple TV

Last year, Valve announced the Steam Link app for mobile devices. For those who are hearing about this for the first time, the Steam Link app basically allows gamers to play their Steam games on their mobile devices. This works by streaming games from your computer onto your smartphone or tablet.


Epic Has No Plans To Stop Selling Rocket League On Steam

Recently it was revealed that Epic would be acquiring Psyonix Games, which in the process also means that the company would own games like Rocket League. In the post on the Rocket League website, Epic announced that they would eventually be bringing Rocket League over to the Epic Games store and kind of left it at that.


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How To Uninstall Steam Games

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Valve Will Be Semi-Retiring Steam’s Video Business

Valve’s Steam platform is largely known as a video game distribution platform where the company uses it to sell games from various developers and publishers. However in recent times, the company has expanded on what Steam has to offer, such as by selling videos like movies.


Civilization VI’s Steam EULA Is Causing Some Concern Amongst Gamers

Let’s be honest here: how many of us actually bothers to read the terms and agreement when we install a new piece of software or sign up for a service? Given how lengthy some of these documents are, and how they can be so worded in such a tricky manner, for the most part it can go over the heads of many.


Another Major PC Game Is Skipping Steam In Favor Of Epic Games Store

Last year Epic announced their plans to launch their own digital game storefront where it would play host to their own games as well as games from other developers. It seemed like quite a daunting task to challenge Valve’s Steam platform which has become the default storefront for most, but it seems to be working.


Ubisoft’s Latest Game Will Be Skipping Steam In Favor Of Epic Games Store

These days whenever games are launched on PC, it’s almost always guaranteed that you will be able to find it on Steam. This is because Steam has established themselves as the platform for distributing PC games, thanks to features like a friends list, the ability to read reviews and give reviews all in one place, gifting, and so on.


VR Headset Use On Steam Has Doubled In 2018

Is virtual reality (VR) still too much of a novelty to be considered a must-have device when it comes to gaming? Unfortunately that seems to be the case, but the good news is that according to Valve’s monthly Hardware Survey (via UploadVR) of its Steam store, it appears that while VR gaming isn’t exactly dominating, it has doubled in usage.


Steam To Drop Support For macOS 10.10 Yosemite In 2019

For the most part just like iOS devices, Apple’s macOS devices tend to be pretty well supported. For example my 7-year old 2011 MacBook Air has been on the receiving end of major OS updates right up until macOS High Sierra, which was the last major update my laptop was capable of receiving. That’s a pretty long period of time for support.


Valve Is Helping Gamers Build Their Own Steam Link Boxes

Last month it was revealed by that Valve had ultimately decided to discontinue its Steam Link box. For those unfamiliar, the Steam Link device basically allowed gamers to stream games from their PCs onto other devices, like their TV, thus giving gamers the freedom to play PC games in the comfort of their living room without having to hook up their computers to the TV.


Valve Wants To Give A Bigger Cut To Successful Developers

Valve’s Steam platform has more or less become the default distribution platform for gaming on computers. Given their huge library of games, it’s becoming increasingly common to find developers releasing their games through Steam. Despite its success, Valve is hoping to entice more developers by changing up its revenue sharing system.


How To Get Refunds For Steam Games

According to Valve’s policy regarding refunds, you can request for a refund for any game for a variety of reasons. Maybe you have buyer’s remorse, or you suddenly discover that you don’t have the time to play the game, or maybe the game didn’t deliver as advertised, or maybe the game went on sale shortly after you bought it at full price.