Steam noticed extra video games in first half of 2014 than all of 2013

Steam saw more games in first half of 2014 than all of 2013

Not even midway via 2014, Valve has already seen extra video games launched on its Steam service than in all of 2013. Gamasutra studies that if the development continues, we’ll see greater than 2,000 video games launched on Steam in 2014, in comparison with simply greater than 600 in 2013. Whereas that sounds nice for players, extra is not essentially higher.

Simply because a recreation makes it by way of Steam’s Greenlight or Early Entry packages doesn’t make it a reliable, worthwhile buy, as was demonstrated when Earth: 2066 was pulled from Steam for dishonest promoting.

Tom Ohle, director at Evolve PR, and founding father of indie writer Nkidu Video games, advised Gamasutra that Steam was “approaching iOS App Retailer-like saturation,” making it more durable for some video games and publishers to interrupt out and catch a Steam consumer’s eye. The gates could also be extra open than ever, however that additionally means extra individuals are going to attempt to squeeze their means by way of.

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