Valve announced that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now free-to-play with new battle royale mode, Danger Zone.
Valve revised its Steam Distribution Agreement and Revenue Share Tiers to give more profits to “big game” developers.
Steam now takes 25% cut once a game’s revenue hits $10 million, and 20% after $50 million, from which 30% cut of all games. This “Revenue” also includes DLC, in-game purchases, and community marketplace fees, not only the base game.
VirtualLink is new open industry standard for VR headset pushed by NVIDIA, Oculus, Valve, Microsoft, and AMD.
VirtualLink uses USB Type-C connector to replaces multiple cables with a single lightweight cable. Which support four lanes of HBR3 DisplayPort, USB3.1 Gen2 SuperSpeed, and up to 27 Watts of power delivery.
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Steam Summer Sale 2018 will be held for 14 days. Summer Saliens Game is this years summer sale event, which you can earn trading card and get a chance to unlock free games by playing it.
Valve recently added developer/publisher page in Steam, in beta. By following developer/publisher, you can get e-mail when they release new title, see more titles from them in recommendations, and explore their games more easier.
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Valve spoke out about their stance in controversial topics — politics, sexuality, racism, gender, violence, identity, and so on. Shortly, they will explicit games that user don’t want to see in their store.
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As I posted a while ago, Steam released app that allow players to play their game on smartphone.
Steam Link app is only available on Play Store now, iOS version is still pending review from Apple.