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Valve officially launches the Steam News Hub

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Giving you much more control over what news you see from games, applications and curators on Steam - Valve officially launches the Steam News Hub.

This new system is what they've had up in Beta for quite some months now since March, which they invited us in to participate back in September when they hooked up news feeds for curators like us. Today, the Steam News Hub has entirely replaced the old and basic news feed list.

With it you gain access to a much more personalised feed, along with various options to tweak it to your liking. It's quite useful but once you start following lots of games it can be easily overwhelming. Thankfully, there's also ways to mute specific games and mute different types of announcements. It's not just news though, it's also various upcoming events all under one roof along with official Steam announcements.

Pictured - an example of my own feed taken today.

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Tags: Misc, Steam, Valve
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5 comments

ripper 14 Dec, 2020
News Hub is helpful, but unfortunately it doesn't show your friends' activity. And so it's not a full replacement for the older activity feed.
BielFPs 14 Dec, 2020
I don't want a dedicated news hub Valve, I want a changelog one!
skye 14 Dec, 2020
I've been really enjoying having game news in my steam client. Great way to keep on top of updates without needing to follow a bunch of different rss feeds and keep micromanaging them. Plus I don't always feel like reading game news so having it compartmentalized outside the rss feed site I use is handy.
denyasis 15 Dec, 2020
Forgive the social media comparison, but it's the only thing I can think of:

So it's kinda like a self-selected news/hype/announcement bubble?

I really don't mean that in a bad way. I can see people really enjoying game, site, or genre related news.
ElectricPrism 15 Dec, 2020
I would welcome Steam adding _donation_ buttons to MODDERS & Workshop content producers.
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