NFT Group Petitions Valve To Allow Blockchain Games Back On Steam

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A group of NFT advocacy groups and developers, including Enjin and a digital rights-oriented non-profit organization called Fight for the Future, is appealing to Valve to allow blockchain and NFT games back on Steam following the company’s decision to remove the said games from the platform earlier this month. “Valve is recognized for their willingness to experiment and innovate, not [...]

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EU Fines Valve And Other Big-Name Publishers For Violating EU Antitrust Rules

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The European Commission has fined several big-name video game companies for violating EU antitrust rules. The companies in question include Bandai Namco, Capcom, Focus Home Interactive, Koch Media, Valve, and ZeniMax Online Studios. According to the Commission, the aforementioned companies’ geo-blocking practices and restrictions on cross-border sales within the European Economic Area were a clear violation of market regulations. They [...]

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Invite Friends To Play Your Games With The New Steam ‘Remote Play Together’ Feature

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Playing games with friends is definitely better than joining public lobbies or playing alone. Unfortunately, we don’t all have the same games in our Steam libraries and not everyone is willing to purchase a game just so you have someone to play with. Along comes the new Steam Remote Play Together feature which should make Friday night gaming sessions a [...]

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SteamSpy May Be Forced To Shutter Following Steam Privacy Change

Valve made several changes to their profile privacy settings on April 10. Some of these changes, namely making user's games libraries private by default,have had immediate and dramatic effects on the broader Steam ecosystem. Among the victims of this change was SteamSpy, a popular data aggregation site heavily trafficked by both players and developers. The site tracked sales numbers, player [...]

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Valve Reveals Dota Plus Subscription Service

Tired of playing Dota 2 for free? Well you're in luck! Valve has just announced a new premium service called Dota Plus. For $3.99/month, players gain access to new types of account progression, the ability to earn a new currency called 'shards', hundreds of new challenges, and a real-time 'Assistant' that provides item/ability build suggestions and other in-game information. Valve [...]

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