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Steam to offer non-gaming software

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 09 Aug 2012 12:56 User comments (3)

Steam to offer non-gaming software Valve has announced that they have moved beyond being just a games distributor.
Starting in early September, the company will offer new apps, with genres like Accounting, Animation & Modeling, Audio Production, Design & Illustration, Education, Photo Editing, Software Training, Utilities, Video Production, and Web Publishing.

All of the software titles will include Steamworks features like easy installation, auto-updates and Steam Cloud accessibility for resuming where you left off.

"The 40 million gamers frequenting Steam are interested in more than playing games," added Mark Richardson of Valve. "They have told us they would like to have more of their software on Steam, so this expansion is in response to those customer requests."

Devs can submit titles via Steam Greenlight.

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3 user comments

19.8.2012 13:33

Could be very good as long as I still have choices on were to get it. I am sure I will use this at least once though.

29.8.2012 14:29

Originally posted by lamain:
Could be very good as long as I still have choices on were to get it.
This

310.8.2012 5:23

once we have more of our software on Steam because games will become more interesting!
Another request is coming be ready for that


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