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Valve Is Scratching Their Video Section From Steam


More than half a year ago now, Steam revealed that the storefront will push towards offering more entertainment services on their platform alongside the library of games hosted on their retailer. By debuting their Steam Link app which will allow players to stream games through their computer to their phone, and also announced a video section will be added to the store later in 2018.

But this week Valve made an announcement that after reviewing users activity on the newest addition to the Steam store, that they will be cycling out the video section from Steam in the following weeks.

“In reviewing what Steam users actually watch, it became clear we should focus our effort on offering content that is either directly related to gaming or, is accessory content for games or software sold on Steam,” the blog post reads. “Over the coming weeks a number of non-gaming videos will be retired and will no longer be available for purchase.”

For those who already purchased anything through soon to be removed section, Valve reassured that you will not lose any of your purchases.

At the beginning of the year Valve also laid out their new additions that will be hitting Steam throughout the course of 2019. You can read the full list of changes here.

Source: Valve

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