Valve Announces It Will Expand Steam Platform Beyond Games

Posted August 8, 2012 at 8:53pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7601 views

Valve has announced that it will expand its popular Steam platform for games to software titles.

The Software titles coming to Steam range from creativity to productivity. Many of the launch titles will take advantage of popular Steamworks features, such as easy installation, automatic updating, and the ability to save your work to your personal Steam Cloud space so your files may travel with you.

More Software titles will be added in an ongoing fashion following the September 5th launch, and developers will be welcome to submit Software titles via Steam Greenlight.


"The 40 million gamers frequenting Steam are interested in more than playing games," said Mark Richardson at Valve. "They have told us they would like to have more of their software on Steam, so this expansion is in response to those customer requests."

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Geekoid - August 9, 2012 at 10:28am
Dear Valve, Stop building new shit and FINISH HALF-LIFE ALREADY you sons of bitches! Geekoid
Wallace Breen - August 9, 2012 at 4:55am
Go Valve, it's goong to fuck apple in the aZz.
Michael Pedersen - August 9, 2012 at 5:33am
Fuck EA instead! Players want Battlefield back to the Steam platform again, instead of the Origin crap!
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