Steam's Early Access Program has many great games on offer in beta, but, one of the most popular ones, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, has passed 4 million pre-release purchases, totalling sales of around 150 million Australian Dollars. https://twitter.com/BattleRoyaleMod/status/877996976356286464 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is developed by South Korean company Bluehole, founded in 2007. Bluehole describes their game as "a last-man-standing … Continue reading 4 Million Copies of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Have Been Sold
2016 brought us the first annual Steam Awards. This meant that the community chose games to win in certain categories. There were 8 categories up for nomination back in November and an extra one for you to self nominate and choose what the category was called. Valve ended up choosing an extra 4 categories from … Continue reading 2016 Steam Awards Winners
Today, Valve announced the top selling games on its platform for 2016 based on gross revenue throughout 2016. The best sellers were placed into 4 categories, designed so that it doesn't disclose specific revenue. The categories are Platinum, the top seller to the 12th best seller, Gold, the 13th best seller to the 24th best … Continue reading Top 100 best selling games of 2016 on Steam
Valve have a terrible record of honouring consumer rights and the Australian consumer watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, hit back at Valve for their mistreatment of Australian consumers and failing to uphold the law. I’ve had terrible experiences with Valve refunds in the past and their policy is atrocious. They allow for only … Continue reading Valve fined $3 million dollars for not upholding Australian Consumer Law.
Open Source Virtual Reality announced on the 23rd of November that an update provides official support for the OSVR on Steam. The update brought full integration of OSVR to the platform. OSVR is available with steam immediately. OSVR HDK 2 will set you back 649.95 AUD and Razer says that it is for "Developers and Enthusiasts". … Continue reading Razer’s OSVR gets Official Steam Support