Steam Direct will ditch the community-based publishing process of Steam Greenlight and give all of the power back to developers. After it launches this spring, developers can publish directly to Steam -- for an unknown fee.
Valve fixed a Steam community site exploit involving user profiles that could redirect users to alternate pages and download PHP code, but not before a number of people created profiles that exploited the vulnerability.
Windows 10 passed the 25-percent market share threshold for operating systems, but dropped back below 50 percent among Steam users in January. That should change with the upcoming Creators Update and its gaming improvements.
The European Commission has launched an investigation targeting Valve's Steam platform, claiming that multiple gaming publishers worked together to curb cross-border competition with regard to pricing.
The latest version of the Steam client supports the DualShock 4 controller for the PlayStation 4 and offers additional options for streaming 4K gaming. However, the biggest portion of the notes is dedicated to controller improvements.
Razer is reducing the price of many branded peripherals and laptops for Black Friday, with discounts available on Amazon, Best Buy, and more offline/online retailers. Razer also revealed that OSVR content is now on Steam.
Steam just kicked off its annual autumn sale, and along with it the first annual Steam Awards. That’s right, Steam’s first video game awards are now open for nominations, with some very peculiar award categories.