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Dota 2 Battle Pass for The International 2021 now ends September 19

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have been battling an issue with the Dota 2 Game Coordinator, that's caused so many match problems that they've extended the end time for The International 2021 Battle Pass.

Valve update Team Fortress 2 to deal with bots and chat abuse

By Liam Dawe,
Like Valve did recently with CS:GO and Dota 2, they've introduced new options in Team Fortress 2 to help deal with community issues and bots.

Valve boost player contrast in CS:GO and add Text Filtering

By Liam Dawe,
While it seems Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now over the sudden massive popularity boost it saw in the last few months, that hasn't stopped Valve continuing to improve it.

Valve adds OpenXR support to SteamVR in 'Developer Preview'

By Liam Dawe,
This is quite exciting for the future of Virtual Reality, as Valve as now properly given their backing to the OpenXR standard and added support into SteamVR.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-8 has released (update: 5.0-9 too)

By Liam Dawe,
After a public testing period of only a few days, Valve has already pushed out Steam Play Proton 5.0-8 pulling in plenty of upgrades and fixes for the compatibility layer.

Valve moves the Steam Game Festival to June 16

By Liam Dawe,
The upcoming Steam Game Festival Summer Edition has been delayed, as confirmed in a Valve email today.

Steam Cloud Gaming confirmed with Steam Cloud Play

By Liam Dawe,
According to new Steam documents, Valve will be launching Steam Cloud Gaming soon with a Beta of Steam Cloud Play.

Half-Life was going to get a Ravenholm spin-off

By Liam Dawe,
It's emerged that the Half-Life series was going to go into other directions, with a Ravenholm spin-off that was planned and you can see some footage.

The International Battle Pass for Dota 2 is up with a Guilds feature

By Liam Dawe,
While the date for The International has been pushed back likely into 2021, the Battle Pass has gone ahead to help provide funding for it.

You can sign up for the Artifact 2.0 Beta now, plus a video

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have opened up the process to get into the Beta for Artifact 2.0, the revamp of their failed competitive card game.

Valve slowly begin sending out Artifact 2.0 invites

By Liam Dawe,
Artifact 2.0, the revamp of Valve's failed competitive card game inches ever closer with the announcement of invites starting to slowly go out.

Half-Life: Alyx now available on Linux with Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
Just like Valve said to us they would do so, Half-Life: Alyx is now available on Linux using the Vulkan graphics API.

Play Next is live on Steam to remind you of all your unplayed games

By Liam Dawe,
After a short Beta period, the Play Next feature is now live on Steam to remind you of your vast game library you've not touched.

Team Fortress 2 gets a nice tribute to Rick May, plus a few minor fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Rick May, voice of The Soldier in Team Fortress 2 died earlier this year and now Valve has added a small dedication to May in Team Fortress 2.

Steam Play Proton 5.0-7 is officially out - Street Fighter V and more now playable on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Valve and CodeWeavers have released the latest version of the Proton compatibility layer for Steam Play today.