Valve Steam's Digital Gaming Store has a new contest for developers from rival Epic Games, so the company is modernizing its features to make Steam more attractive. For example, indicators showing whether a friend is playing a particular game in a Steam library game
At a gambling conference in Valve Tom Giardin and several colleagues talking about Steam's prosperity Epic Games is an aggressive pressure that gives developers more help, such as tax creators , a fee of only 12 percent. compared to Steam 30 percent.
Giardino said Valve is trying to be more transparent about the upcoming changes to Steam. He said Steam was working with some simple values, for example, in order for players to experience the best possible version of the game surrounded by a wealth of features and services.
Valve also wants developers to have low friction access to powerful tools and freedom Giardino said he was managing his Steam games. He also said that Valve is constantly upgrading the marketplace for developers and aims to make markets larger and more efficient.
. developers to meet their customers and create new tools from scratch, such as SteamVR. At the same time, Valve users have grown from 1 million in 2009. Up to a maximum of 18.5 million in 2018
"It was a smart decade with many changes," said Giardini. "Through this disorder, our principles have remained the same."
The valve introduced features such as Steam Chat, Developer Pages, Steam Direct, VR Support, and Steam Link. (We don't mention Steam Machines). Last week, Steam announced that Steam Link Anywhere will now allow you to stream games from your PC to phones, tablets and TV anywhere you have a good connection.
Alden Kroll from Valve said Valve is adding Steam Communication Steam, which at first glance shows what's happening in Steam's games library. This helps players stay connected to live service games that regularly return to players
"Clients want to know what's happening with games in their library," said Kroll
Steam is already joining 2500 networks or Internet service providers worldwide. Steam publishes statistics on average download rates. So far, Steam has delivered 13 data through its network. That's 13, after 18 zeros. Steam developers pushed 11 billion game updates to players, and Valve does not require certification for these updates. Valve is also investigating cases of redundancy
"You don't have to manage your network," said Gerber. "You can get good experience and experience."
Valve Ricky Uy said the company is also constantly expanding in emerging markets to improve gamers' access. Valve solves problems such as Operating Costs, Local Customer Service, Alternative Payment Methods and other things the developer does not want to handle
Uy said that in Japan, the company found players wanting to pay for Steam games with Steam payment cards they can pick up in a convenient store. Players can buy cards in the shops, go home and redeem the cards. It is one of hundreds of different payment methods, and Valve learned that most of the payment methods used in Asia are not the same as in the US