Steam expands beyond games; first set of software titles coming Sep 5

Posted By | On 08th, Aug. 2012 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


Valve’s digital distribution store Steam will officially expand beyond PC gaming and diversify its portfolio, Valve has revealed. Earlier, there were a set of new categories like Accounting, Education, Video Publishing and so on were found via there Android app.

The Software titles coming to Steam range from creativity to productivity. Many of the launch titles will take advantage of popular Steamworks features, such as easy installation, automatic updating, and the ability to save your work to your personal Steam Cloud space so your files may travel with you.

Developers can also submit software via Steam Greenlight and more titles will be added after the September 5 launch.

“The 40 million gamers frequenting Steam are interested in more than playing games,” said Mark Richardson at Valve. “They have told us they would like to have more of their software on Steam, so this expansion is in response to those customer requests.”

Stay tuned for more news and information at GB.

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