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Steam and CS:GO just keep knocking down records as Steam hits over 24 million concurrent users

By Liam Dawe,
There seems to be no stopping Steam right now, Valve are on a roll with repeatedly breaking their own user records.

Valve's revamp of Artifact with a 2.0 Beta will start going out to players sometime soon

By Liam Dawe,
Valve recently announced to expect news for their card game Artifact sometime soon, and now they're saying an Artifact 2.0 Beta will start trickling out to players.

Valve makes auto-update adjustments to help with managing Steam's bandwidth use

By Liam Dawe,
After multiple streaming services announced they were dropping their quality for a while, to help internet providers cope with so many more at home, Valve have started speaking about their own ways to manage bandwidth too.

Steam and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive once again smash user records

By Liam Dawe,
What seems to be a regular occurrence now during the COVID-19 outbreak, both Steam and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive have yet again broken their own concurrent user records.

Seems Valve do intend to go back to SteamOS at some point

By Liam Dawe,
SteamOS, the Valve-made Linux distribution that was originally for the failed Steam Machine initiative has gradually vanished into the sidelines but it seems it won't be forever.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-5 is out with updated OpenVR, Vulkan and fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Valve published Proton 5.0-5 for Steam Play which includes some helpful additions and bug fixes, should help you play those Windows-only games while quarantined.

Valve's card game Artifact is still being worked on for a big revamp

By Liam Dawe,
Artifact, the failed card game from Valve, released in November 2018 and within the space of only two months had lost almost the entire player-base. Valve don't appear to have given up, quite the opposite.

New Steam Client Beta up with Linux updates, Valve prepping Proton 5.0-5

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have released a new Steam Client Beta which pulls in a couple of Linux improvements and they appear to be preparing a new Proton version with a tweak for Half-Life: Alyx.

Half-Life: Alyx support for Linux aiming to arrive with Vulkan support post-release

By Liam Dawe,
Today, Valve replied to our message asking about the situation with Half-Life: Alyx and Linux support and we got our answer.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive hits over 1 million online, Steam breaks user records again

By Liam Dawe,
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve's free to play competitive shooter which also features the newer Danger Zone mode which is like a Battle Royale has today hit over a million players online. Additionally, Steam itself broke another record.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-4 is up fixing Origin, GTA V, Denuvo and more

By Liam Dawe,
Another new release of Steam Play's Proton software is up and while small in number of changes, it's quite a mighty update overall.

Valve make some needed improvements to the Steam Search

By Liam Dawe,
After testing out a bunch of changes to the way Steam Search works in a Steam Labs experiment, Valve has now rolled it out for everyone with new features.

Dota Underlords from Valve is out with the City Crawl campaign mode

By Liam Dawe,
Valve's latest game, Dota Underlords, has today left Early Access and with it comes a huge patch full of new content and features.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive adds the first Agent customization with Patches

By Liam Dawe,
Valve are pushing out more customization options to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with the ability to add Patches sewn into Agent's outfits.

There's going to be more customization in Dota Underlords with the full release next week

By Liam Dawe,
Next week, Valve will push Dota Underlords out the door as it leaves Early Access and with that the first full gameplay Season will begin.
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