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Steam Winter Update next week

January 5th, 2007 :: Steam updates :: 20 Responses

Another dry spell of Steam news is coming to an end. Next week will see the release of the “Steam Winter Update”, the first such ‘seasonal’ release and a departure from Valve’s previously iterative release schedule.

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Matchmaking (doesn’t) arrive with RACE

November 13th, 2006 :: New products, Steam updates :: 18 Responses

SimBin’s upcoming RACE is the first game in a long time to really use Steam–in fact so keen are the developers that, for the first time since Half-Life 2, they are releasing a retail-led game with Steam as a requirement for boxed copies.

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Store 3.0 beta impressions

August 3rd, 2006 :: Steam updates :: 10 Responses

There is more to the Steam 3.0 Store than you have been lead to believe…


Store 3.0 beta starting today

August 2nd, 2006 :: Steam updates :: 16 Responses

A beta test for the 3.0 iteration of the Steam Store is starting later today.


Future Steam technology wrap-up

August 2nd, 2006 :: Features, Steam updates :: 6 Responses

Seeing as it has been an extremely quiet period lately, a wrap-up of what is currently known of Valve’s future plans for Steam seems worthwhile.

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Steam now reporting client statistics

June 7th, 2006 :: Steam updates :: 14 Responses

An informative Eurogamer interview brings to light Steam’s expanded role in monitoring various client data, and how helpful it has been and will be in improving both itself and its games.