If you game on multiple different PCs at once, then running your Steam library from an external drive could be just what you need. Modern games are massive. And not everyone has fancy internet connections capable of downloading them in minutes. And if you're a PC gamer, perhaps you have both a desktop and laptop you want to play on. In this case, or for outliers like us laptop...
Steam's monthly hardware survey has been showing regular growth in VR usage, and now it appears there are more VR gamers than Linux gamers. The number of VR gamers is also slowly catching up to MacOS, which remains the largest of the minor gaming OS's.
Beat Saber is synonymous with VR and, as such, has become the first VR-only title to make the top 100 sellers list for 2019 on Steam. That puts it in the same category as big-hitters like Far Cry New Dawn, Mortal Kombat 11, and even pre-orders for Cyberpunk 2077.
State of Decay 2 is a third-person survival game that focuses on scavenging and building bases. It launched on Xbox One and Windows 10 many months ago, and has since received a lot of updates to make it even better. While many PC gamers use the Microsoft Store, many still prefer Steam.
As the name suggests, Steam Remote Play Together allows you to play local multiplayer games across a variety of devices. Valve advertised the feature as only available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, but it looks like it also works for Android and iOS.
Cloud gaming is the latest obsession gripping the video game industry, and it looks like Valve — the company behind the popular platform Steam — wants to get in on the action. We already know about Google Stadia, PlayStation Now, Project xCloud, and Shadow, but it looks like Valve is developing its own service. At least that’s what a recent Steam Database post suggests.
Today, EA posted a video of a cup with steam coming out of it on its official Twitter account. While many thought that the company was trying to sell you merchandise, it seems like it may be signaling EA’s return to Steam. No official announcement has been made this the video was posted, but one may occur early next week. We’ll keep you posted as soon as we know more.