Valve News


Steam Servers Down During Winter Sale

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 23, 2016 11:00am PST

You're a mean one, Mr. Server Grinch. 


"It upset me mostly because I wanted to vote and trawl my queue!!"

- AxeMan808 see all 4 comments

Steam's Latest Update Brings True DualShock 4 Compatibility

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 14, 2016 12:15pm PST

Full Steam support adds a lot of utility to PC gamers using the DualShock 4.


The Steam winter sale begins on December 22

By David Craddock, Dec 01, 2016 12:37pm PST

Your wallets will take a beating until January 2, maybe even a day later.


"Oh winter's coming all right..... SUB ZERO WINS indeed ..."

- Wolfanoz see all 4 comments

Nearly 40 percent of all games on Steam were released this year

By David Craddock, Nov 30, 2016 4:32pm PST

Games published shot up from roughly 1700 in 2013 to over 4200 this year.


"From my sort of outsider perspective—had Steam since it came with Half-Life 2, but hardly ever ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 56 comments

Steam Autumn Sale 2016 launches along with Steam Awards

By Daniel Perez, Nov 23, 2016 11:14am PST

For this year's Steam Autumn Sale, Valve has decided to hold its own awards event, although its categories aren't quite what you'd expect.


"I put up Doom for the “I'm Not Crying, There's Something In My Eye” award"

- Tchest see all 12 comments

SteamVR coming to Linux and Mac 'in the next few months,' says Valve

By David Craddock, Nov 16, 2016 12:34pm PST

Valve hopes to broaden the scope of VR by getting users of other operating systems in on the virtual fun.


Steam Stores gets redesigned with Discovery Update 2.0 release

By Daniel Perez, Nov 08, 2016 6:10am PST

Valve has released a major update for its Steam Store, and just in time for its upcoming Autumn and Winter sales.


"Seems pretty good so far. Not major like the last redesign, but some nice touches and it's ..."

- node see all 2 comments

Steam Autumn and Winter Sale 2016 dates leaked

By Daniel Perez, Nov 07, 2016 7:20am PST

Miss the Steam Halloween Sale? Don't worry. The Steam Autumn and Winter Sales are right around the corner.


"Might grab doom in dec, though still have tons of witcher 3 left"

- FreshwaterAU see all 7 comments

Steam wants to eliminate bullshots with new in-game screenshots rule

By John Keefer, Nov 02, 2016 8:28am PDT

It's about ethics in video game imaging.


"Imagine if the developers got around this by posting the same art with the text "Press Any ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 8 comments

Steam launches DualShock 4 support in latest beta client

By Daniel Perez, Nov 01, 2016 6:57am PDT

Native DualShock 4 support has come to Steam, although be aware this feature is still in beta.


"Yeah they go like this: 1st gen: default launch controllers 2nd gen: fixed joystick wear and ..."

- SolrFlare see all 27 comments

Steam Halloween Sale 2016 cuts prices on lots of scary games starting today

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2016 10:10am PDT

The Steam Halloween Sale is here again, so be sure to stock up on the scariest games as you'll only have a few days to take advantage of these prices.


"Yes. https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2015/02/06/sunless-sea-review/"

- the Scrivener see all 19 comments

Valve facing criminal charges over Counter-Strike gambling

By David Craddock, Oct 18, 2016 2:43pm PDT

The Washington State Gambling Commission wants the Steam creator to clarify that the platform adheres to state gambling laws.


"WA's laws on online gambling are horrible. They banned people from doing it well before the feds ..."

- sanchez see all 4 comments

Valve continues to look for wireless VR solution with Nitero investment

By John Keefer, Oct 13, 2016 8:50am PDT

HTC Vive is great, but would be even better without the cumbersome cords.


"People have been placing batteries right next to their balls since the invention of the cell phone. "

- Freon see all 11 comments

New Samsung TVs will feature Steam Link integration

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2016 7:15am PDT

Valve has teamed up with Samsung to integrate its Steam Link into new TVs, making it easier than ever to stream PC games to your TV.


"Could be cool but all the smart tv implemenations so far have been slow and buggy. My damn Roku ..."

- r_picmip 5 see all 8 comments

Steam to expand support for DualShock 4 controllers in next update

By Steve Tyminski, Oct 12, 2016 4:10pm PDT

The update will allow more options for players to give the controller a more 'tailored just for them' feel.


"Sounds good to me. DS4 is my go-to pad for things like Rocket League and Rayman."

- Nehvrook see all 8 comments