Everything Steam related, from client updates to major game updates.

#DigitalSingleMarket now in effect!

The new European Union's law guarantees access to the same content for all EU member states. On April 1st 2018 the new law is in effect! From now on all content on digital platforms like Netflix, Amazon, Steam and any other digital service has to be accessible to all countries of the European Union. That's it This is amazing news, something we've all wanted has finally happened after around 10…

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Steam launches new wishlist design, Lunar New Year Sale now up!

Yay! Steam updated it's website a little bit today, just in time for the Lunar New Year Sale. At first the Steam wishlist was missing an essential thing... . But Valve Software has fixed it pretty much right away, the wishlist looks weird on mobile but that's just needs a quick fix I guess. Here are is a quick screenshot of the new Steam wishlist in case you're not able…

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Triple Free Weekend on Steam

Free Weekends on Steam are great! This time we have three games to try. Homefront The Revolution Homefront®: The Revolution is an open-world first person shooter where you must lead the Resistance movement in guerrilla warfare against a superior military force. Download the game and play now - FOR FREE! H1Z1 H1Z1 is a fast-paced, highly competitive, battle royale shooter. Parachute in and search for weapons, ammo, vehicles and supplies…

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Watch out! New currencies coming to Steam tomorrow.

In case you didn't know Steam is introducing a lot of new currencies to the store worldwide, including Polish Złoty. If you have any money in your Steam Wallet and it happens to be in Euros €€€ then you might get fucked. You see, they have sent an e-mail about it recently and Steam is going to convert the cash you have to your local currency. Why are you out…

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Steam sales incoming, new currencies almost here!

Steam is having 3 major sales soon, check out the list below! Steam sales: Halloween Sale starts on October 26th and ends on November 1st Black Friday Sale starts on November 22nd and ends on November 28th Winter Sale starts on December 21st and ends on January 4th 2018 Along with those they will gradually introduce new currencies and regional pricing.

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New currencies coming to the Steam store

I know this is rather old news but I don't have much time to post here. I can't believe this is finally happening... after 9 fucking years (!) Steam introduces more currencies to the Steam store. Details below! This is an e-mail to all Steamworks developers from Valve Software - New currencies to expect on Steam: "Pricing should be entered as soon as possible, with display of these new currencies…

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Steam: Gifting system has been improved!

Steam Gifting will now be a system of direct exchange from gift buyer to gift receiver - Valve has removed the Gift to E-mail and Gift to Inventory options. Benefits from the new system: Scheduling Gifts Is Even More Straightforward. Go ahead and buy a gift months in advance and have it delivered to a friend on time, every time. Declined Gifts Resolve The Way They Should. In the old…

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Steam: Valve now accepts Greenlight refunds!

Update: As DoubleD pointed out in the comment below: This is not about Greenlight games…. It’s about the Greenlight fee you had to pay in order to put something on Greenlight. Sorry for the retardation :D I didn't realize what I wrote... That's right, from now on you can request a refund for those shitty Greenlight games that you've bought. At least according to this reddit post.

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Gabe Newell: Modders absolutely need to be compensated

Remember the last time when Valve tried to introduce paid mods on Steam? It didn't go well and it did not survive contact with the PC gaming community. When the proposal was announced in April 2015 with The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as a pilot game it mostly got negative feedback. Shortly after that Valve removed the feature altogether. To some gamers the notion of paying modders for their work was contrary to…

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Steam: New UI and Netflix Sign-In coming soon?

It's time! Even more stuff is coming to Steam it seems. Someone at SteamDB found a lot of hints in one of the latest Steam Beta releases - the new UI design is not all. Apps, comics, music, TV shows and movies are on their way. Some of the game icon choices are weird for example an eight-year-old Mirror's Edge cover so it basically looks like a placeholder image. It may…

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Steam update adds library management options and Xbox controller configuration

Two weeks ago Valve released a beta update to the Steam client. They've added configuration support for Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers, along with any generic controllers as well. That feature is now available to everyone! PlayStation 4 controllers support has been added last month. From now on you can connect and use virtually any console gamepad with Steam. "Note that because X-Input currently lacks per-controller means of unique identification, all…

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Steam: Mobile app update coming in early 2017

According to various media around the globe Valve Software is currently working on it's Steam mobile app. It appears that in early 2017 you will be able to watch streams of some sort of video materials on your mobile device - documentaries, tutorials, full length movies and even TV shows. Steam video library keeps on expanding, over the last few months they have added a lot of videos to the library,…

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Steam: Major update coming soon!

It's been a while since I've posted some Steam news, but according to couple of sources online Valve is probably going to launch a brand new Steam Store UI soon. They are planning a refresh of the home page design itself, while it will also introduce a prominent "Popular Among Friends" section. With the new update, Steam curators will apparently be able to clearly indicate whether their post is meant to be seen…

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Steam Alternatives udpated!

Hey, it seems that Game Mafia is now merged with Kinguin so I've removed it from the list. By the way the 3% off Kinguin code is now fixed! Also I've added chrono.gg to the list as they have a lot of nice deals and many people on reddit are happy with it. Check it out here: Chrono.gg was founded by four passionate gamers currently living in Huntsville, Alabama USA.…

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Steam: Subscriber Agreement 2016 Update

On January 1st 2016 Valve updated their subscriber agreement. Here are the most important parts: Valve is now selling hardware in the European Union (the Steam Controller and Steam Link). Hardware distribution in Europe will be the primary responsibility of Luxembourg subsidiary, known as Valve SARL. Digital content and services in Europe move back under our US company, Valve Corp., just as they were before the Luxembourg office opened in July…

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Valve ignores Windows 10 Mobile

Some of you probably realize that Valve enforced secure trading on Steam by forcing users to use their mobile authenticator if they want their trades to go smooth. Turns out the app is only available for iOS and Android. All other people have to wait 3 days until their items are delivered to the buyer. There are also Steam Community discounts for people with this app and if you don't have…

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Valve asking devs to no longer give games for Greenlight votes

Here's what Valve thinks about giving game codes in exchange for Steam Greenlight votes: "When you give away copies of your game in exchange for votes, you put us in a really uncomfortable position." "We do not think these votes accurately reflect customer interest and it makes our job harder in deciding which games customers would actually buy and play on Steam." "Additionally. when you give away copies of your…

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Steam: Developers now have the option to support tradable items

The Steam Inventory Service is a brand new tool from Valve which feature allows developers to enable “persistent items that have been purchased or unlocked by individual users” without writing their own systems in support of this. “With this service, a game can easily drop items to customers based on playtime or can grant items based on specific situations or actions within the game,” said Valve. “These items can be marked as…

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Refunds are coming to Steam whether Valve likes it or not!

Refunds are coming to Steam, it's not up to Valve anymore! European Union consumer rights directive is now in effect. You can request a refund for all digital sales in 14 days without questions if you live in European Union. This also means consumer protection is likely to spread across other countries like the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand. Just imagine, all the people who bought crappy games earlier could have…

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Steam Discovery has launched, client updated

Well well, here's a nice update for the Steam store, it looks so much better now and has some improved features like recommended tags etc. and the client got a small visual update as well. Good job Valve now fix your prices in Europe! ;-) And here's the updated client, notice the little gamepad icon instead of BIG PICTURE button on the top right. The app seems less gray now…

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