Steamworks News


Fallout: New Vegas PC Using Steamworks DRM

By Chris Faylor, Jun 08, 2010 3:11pm PDT

The PC edition of Fallout: New Vegas will use Steamworks for its digital rights management, publisher Bethesda has confirmed, meaning that the RPG...


"I cant use my fallout new vegas and i paid for it. im so upset. too many processes to go through ..."

- zero_crash see all 114 comments

Unreal Development Kit Updated With Steamworks

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2010 9:40am PDT

The latest version of the Unreal Development Kit--Epic's free, standalone version of Unreal Engine 3--can be found in a 762MB download from...


"Ah, thanks. I think I haven't read about this before. At least there is a true reason. Is ..."

- shinseitom see all 22 comments

Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers Coming to PC via Steam

By Brian Leahy, May 24, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Wizards of the Coast is gearing up to release (via Kotaku) Stainless Games' Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers for the PC via...


"its like a third to half of all magic sales now. Its HUGE. And the mockups they have done for ..."

- granpachook see all 27 comments

Lara Croft PC Using Steam for DRM

By Chris Faylor, May 20, 2010 10:20am PDT

Crystal Dynamics' downloadable isometric action game Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will utilize digital distribution platform Steam for...


"^^^THIS a million times. Easy accessibility + low prices makes piracy a FAR less attractive ..."

- MeestaNob see all 27 comments

Civilization 5 Gets Steamworks, Pre-Order Perks

By Alice O'Connor, May 06, 2010 11:10am PDT

Firaxis' Civilization V will utilise Valve Software's Steamworks suite, publisher 2K Games revealed today alongside the announcement of a...


"Physical media is dead to me. I buy digital or I stream. Not interested in collecting physical ..."

- badcaps see all 144 comments

Valve's Steamworks Seeps Into Unreal Engine 3

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 11, 2010 8:20am PST

Epic Games and Valve Software announced they have inked a deal that will see the Valve's free Steamworks tools more easily available to all Unreal...


"You misinformed pour soul. Unreal engine 3 does not support AA under Dx9. It requires Dx10/11 ..."

- bloodypalace see all 49 comments

Steam Coming to Mac in April, Portal 2 This Fall

By Chris Faylor, Mar 08, 2010 10:17am PST

After some heavy-handed hints, Valve today confirmed that it will be bringing its previously Windows-only digital distribution platform Steam to...


"Complainers on this topic: please consider that as the PS3's graphics engine is based on ..."

- SketchyFletchy see all 219 comments

Natural Selection 2 Pre-Orders Transferable to Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 03, 2010 11:00am PST

Those who pre-order Natural Selection 2 will be able to activate a Steam copy of the indie PC sci-fi FPS-RTS hybrid with their key, developer...


"Hilarious! It's especially funny because no company in the history of gaming has ever been late ..."

- duffman03 see all 17 comments

Just Cause 2 Uses Steamworks DRM

By Chris Faylor, Mar 01, 2010 3:30pm PST

Joining the ranks of Supreme Commander 2 PC and Aliens vs. Predator PC, Avalanche's Just Cause 2 PC will be using Valve's Steamworks DRM....


"I will not buy this game because it uses Steamworks. Here is what's wrong with Steam: * No ..."

- Raptor_007 see all 30 comments

Supreme Commander 2 Demo Arrives on Steam, Steamworks DRM Confirmed

By Brian Leahy, Feb 24, 2010 3:00pm PST

Supreme Commander 2, Chris Taylor's RTS follow-up to 2007's Supreme Commander, will be using Valve's Steamworks program for its DRM. All copies of...


"I just emailed support, they didn't really explain how to cancel a pre-order. They better cancel ..."

- rythex see all 114 comments

Metro 2033 Uses Steamworks on PC

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 19, 2010 9:43am PST

Valve Software's Steamworks suite will power all PC copies of 4A's post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033, Valve and publisher THQ announced today....


"yeah GWFL is fucking awful. Steam has a nice interface, while GWFL wants to rape your ..."

- synic0 see all 117 comments

Aliens vs. Predator PC and Napoleon: Total War Incorporate Steamworks, Require Steam

By Chris Faylor, Jan 25, 2010 2:30pm PST

All digital and retail copies of Napoleon: Total War and Aliens vs. Predator PC will pack Steamworks integration, publisher SEGA and digital...


"Steam doesn't suck. It's easy to copy games another computer with Steam. It's easy to play ..."

- Dessicator82 see all 79 comments

Lead and Gold Gets Publisher, New Screenshots

By Chris Faylor, Dec 08, 2009 2:10pm PST

Publisher Paradox has signed on to make its console publishing debut with developer Fatshark's Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West, the two...


"Played a bit of this today, it's surprisingly fun. Shooting has a precise feel to it and the ..."

- rudds see all 9 comments

Modern Warfare 2 Adopts Steamworks on PC

By Nick Breckon, Oct 23, 2009 12:20pm PDT

Activision and Valve today announced that they've hammered out an agreement to get Valve's Steamworks suite of tools onto the PC version of...


"WTF is that i don't have any Hack or Cheat i have skill and played always CoD4/CoD5 online...!!! ..."

- assigunth see all 197 comments

'Steamworks Makes DRM Obsolete,' Claims Valve

By Chris Faylor, Mar 24, 2009 8:50am PDT

In a press release celebrating its free development and publishing toolset, Half-Life creator and Steam operator Valve declared that "Steamworks...


"Just because it's POSSIBLE to turn of steam's forced updating, doesn't mean it's ideal and ..."

- UMG see all 89 comments