Valve News


You Can Finally Play Left 4 Dead 2 On Xbox One

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 29, 2016 1:40pm PDT

Miss out on shooting up Boomers? Now's your chance to get in on it!


Going Hands-On Inside Valve's The Lab

By Asif Khan, Mar 16, 2016 3:30pm PDT

Valve goes back to The Lab for some much-needed humor. 


"Yeah, I had never considered that before: Instead of physically walking through a portal, you ..."

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ELeague lines up first six teams to compete in first Counter-Strike: GO season

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 10, 2016 9:00am PST

The first official season of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition from ELeague is set to launch in May and the first six teams have been named.


Valve's 'The Lab' is a compilation VR experience set in Portal's universe releasing this Spring

By Daniel Perez, Mar 07, 2016 9:44am PST

I'm making a note here: HUGE SUCCESS.


"the same is true of consoles. The console makers eat that cost/risk by doing first party ..."

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Championship prize pools upped to $1M

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 23, 2016 5:00pm PST

With esports prize pools rapidly increasing, Valve has stepped up its game for the competitive Counter-Strike: Global Offensive circuit.


Team Fortress 2 Competitive Beta invites will go out next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2016 11:15am PST

Valve is finally looking to bring Team Fortress 2 to the competitive arena, announcing that it will issue out beta invites for a new competitive mode next week.


"Pretty sure it's too late for that when you have former pros having overwatch tourneys and ..."

- RikiTiki2 see all 9 comments

Counter-Strike: GO 'Operation Wildfire' update reintroduces classic Nuke map

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2016 12:38pm PST

The latest update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive includes a very familiar-looking map for anyone that's played CS in the last 17 years.


"Because it wasn't a nuclear plant... - it had a nuke-missile loaded on the bottom bombsite ..."

- Camaxide2 see all 4 comments

Valve releases Steam Link SDK to allow for native app development

By Daniel Perez, Jan 15, 2016 6:56am PST

Now that the Steam Link SDK is out there, we could soon see some native apps running on the device.


Marc Laidlaw Is No Longer A Valve Employee

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 08, 2016 10:35am PST

Your Half-Life 3 conspiracy theories may have just been stunted.


"Marc Laidlaw has 3 syllables. That means he has left Valve for greener pastures."

- sarcaz see all 15 comments

Valve issues statement about Christmas Day Steam kerfuffle

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 30, 2015 3:57pm PST

Following a major security disaster on Christmas Day, Valve has responded directly to Steam users.


"Fuck the guys who make Valve devs spend Christmas holidays at the office, deflecting attacks. ..."

- SLUDGE^ see all 57 comments

Team Fortress 2 Tough Break update adds new contracts and four new maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2015 12:40pm PST

On the fourth day of Smissmas, Team Fortress 2 gave to me: Four new maps, three new taunts, two weapon cases, and a whole bunch of new contracts!


Steam Winter Sale 2015 date leaked; prepare to open your wallets next week

By Daniel Perez, Dec 16, 2015 10:47am PST

Prepare yourself. The Steam Winter Sale is coming.


"Yeah, I have no idea what Daniel Perez is trying to say. Parsing his articles sometimes gives me ..."

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Dota 2 feels the Balance of Power in new update

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 15, 2015 4:02pm PST

The latest update for Dota 2 is a big one, introducing a number of features promised during The International and adding some new terrain.


Steam Controller update improves Mouse-Like Joystick, RPG/RTS use, and more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 11, 2015 6:57am PST

After a month of being available, Valve has delivered an important update to its Steam Controller.


"ooooh, mouse regions are RAD. i'm gonna have to play with this"

- Veegeezee see all 14 comments

Steam games can now be permanently deleted from your library

By Daniel Perez, Dec 04, 2015 9:01am PST

Don't even think that you're getting a refund, though.


"Click "Games" (or whatever is currently listed) on the right hand side of the search bar. It ..."

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