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BT sues Valve over patent infringement

BT is taking legal action against games platform Valve, claiming it has used its technologies without permission. The British telecoms company said it had notified Valve “on multiple occasions” about the infringements, but received no reply. The four patents concern computer and video game platforms, digital distribution services and personalised access to online services and content. The case was filed in the US state...

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Microsoft will sell their games on Steam

While some of Microsoft’s older game titles, such as Age of Empires II HD (a 2013 update of a 1999 game) are found on Valve’s Steam platform, its latest high-profile titles,┬ásuch as Forza 6 Apex and Quantum Break, are exclusive to the Windows Store. But this is going to change, with Microsoft planning to release more titles on the popular store. Phil Spencer, head...

Starbreeze acquires full rights to Payday franchise

Starbreeze acquires full rights to Payday franchise

Starbreeze AB, an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, today announced its agreement with 505 Games to acquire the full rights to the PAYDAY-franchise. The consideration for the acquisition amounts to 10.9 million B-shares in Starbreeze, equivalent to 30 MUSD (approx. 249 MSEK). After the transaction Starbreeze will own the full rights to the PAYDAY-franchise for any future developments or...

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Steam Controller

A new way to play your entire Steam library from the sofa. Join the Steam hardware beta and help us shape a new generation of gaming. A different kind of gamepad We set out with a singular goal: bring the Steam experience, in its entirety, into the living-room. We knew how to build the user interface, we knew how to build a machine, and...

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Steam Machines

A powerful new category of living-room hardware is on the horizon. Join the hardware beta now. Choose the model right for you in 2014. Finally, a multiple choice answer! Entertainment is not a one-size-fits-all world. We want you to be able to choose the hardware that makes sense for you, so we are working with multiple partners to bring a variety of Steam gaming...

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SteamOS announced!

Thousands of games, millions of users. Everything you love about Steam. Available soon as a free operating system designed for the TV and the living room. Steam is coming to a new operating system As we've been working on bringing Steam to the living room, we’ve come to the conclusion that the environment best suited to delivering value to customers is an operating system...

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Valve introduces new Steam Guard account protection

Valve is set to release a new account protection feature called Steam Guard. This adds an additional layer of security to your Steam account. When enabled, it will prevent unauthorized access to your Steam account. When anyone attempts to login as you from an unrecognized computer, they will be required to enter a one-time authorization code. A special authorization code is e-mailed to the...