Lionsgate deal brings huge-identify films to Steam

Lionsgate deal brings big-name movies to Steam

You’ve got had fairly slim pickings for main film leases on Steam (until you actually like Mad Max), however that is altering at present. Lionsgate has reached a deal with Valve to place over one hundred of its films on Steam, together with flicks you will undoubtedly acknowledge — the Starvation Video games, Noticed and Twilight films, for instance. Availability may differ the place you reside, however the costs are a minimum of proper. You are often taking a look at between $four to $5 for a forty eight-hour rental, relying on how massive a title you are hoping to observe.

Steam’s film catalog continues to be removed from full with out the help of different main studios. Nevertheless, that is nonetheless an enormous deal. It represents a shift away from the service’s close to-unique give attention to video games and towards a basic-function retailer. In that sense, it is competing extra instantly with the web shops of Apple and Microsoft than recreation suppliers like GOG — it needs to cowl all of your digital leisure wishes, not simply feed your Darkish Souls habit.