Steam drops support for Windows 7 and Windows 8
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by Pradeep Viswav
1M ago
Steam, the popular online gaming platform, has ended its support for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems from January 1, 2024. Users who still run these outdated operating systems will not receive any updates or technical assistance from Steam, and may experience reduced functionality or performance issues with Steam and its games. […] Read More: Steam drops support for Windows 7 and Windows 8 ..read more
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Valve to end Steam support on Windows 7, 8, 8.1 next year
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by Sharron Bennet
11M ago
Valve said it would end its Steam support on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 next year. The decision follows the move of other third-party companies, which are gradually moving away from the old Windows versions after Microsoft ended support for them. According to Valve, it will specifically drop this support on January 1 ..read more
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Microsoft hands Nintendo 10-year Call of Duty deal, invites Sony to accept same offer
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by Sharron Bennet
1y ago
Xbox Lead Phil Spencer and Microsoft President Brad Smith confirmed that the company is bringing Call of Duty to more platforms once the $69 billion Activision merger closes. Specifically, Spencer announced Microsoft’s 10-year deal with Nintendo for Call of Duty and keeping the franchise on Steam. Smith, on the other hand, calls the attention of ..read more
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Steam is that little bit closer to arriving on Chromebooks
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by Alex Atkin
2y ago
After what feels like aeons of waiting, Google has announced that Steam is available on Chromebooks, but actually not really, it’s still “coming soon.” Announcing the news as the recent Google for Game Developers Summit, Google’s product director for games, Greg Hartell, stated that “the Steam alpha just launched, making this long-time PC game store ..read more
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Valve has dated the next Steam sales and themed events 
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by Alex Atkin
2y ago
With the Lunar New Year sale drawing to a close, Valve has announced the dates for the next handful of Steam sales and events we can look forward to throughout 2022.  Finally answering the question of ‘when is the next Steam sale’ Valve has been surprisingly helpful once again, giving us a remarkably clear answer ..read more
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The Steam Deck finally has an actual release date in February
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by Alex Atkin
2y ago
Valve has announced that their hotly anticipated handheld console, the Steam Deck, finally has a release date, as it’s due to start shipping to customers on the 28th of February.  Following a delay late last year which pushed the launch of the Steam Deck into 2022, Valve has officially confirmed that “the first units will ..read more
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Valve says the Steam Deck is still on track for February but also lists a number of possible delays
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by Alex Atkin
2y ago
Valve has confirmed that their handheld gaming PC running SteamOS, the Steam Deck, is still on track to ship in February, but there’s still a chance for delays.  After being delayed back in November due to the “global supply chain” issues that have affected a number of companies, the future of the Steam Deck has ..read more
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Steam’s Winter Sale is now live
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by Alex Atkin
2y ago
Valve has kicked off the latest Steam Sale right on schedule, offering a wide range of discounts across the vast unfathomable depths of Steam’s catalogue. Alongside the enticing discounts on games and software that we have come to expect from all the holiday sales going on right now, Valve is offering just a little bit ..read more
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Myth of Empires has been removed from Steam following copyright infringement allegations
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by Alex Atkin
2y ago
The multiplayer sandbox game Myth of Empires has been removed from Steam, reportedly following copyright infringement allegations for using another games source code. While the exact reason for the DMCA takedown request has not been made public by any of the parties involved, a report by PC Gamer has indicated that the takedown request against ..read more
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The Steam Autumn Sale has begun
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by Alex Atkin
2y ago
To go along with the plethora of Black Friday deals currently going on, Valve has launched the Steam Autumn Sale, offering great deals across Steam’s expansive catalogue.  With just how vast Steam’s catalogue is, we couldn’t possibly list every single game that’s on sale right now, but we can show you our highlights so you ..read more
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