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Microsoft: in 2021, Google earned $17.5 billion from games, Apple – $15.5 billion, and Valve – $6.5 billion
Last week, internal Microsoft documents used in court with the US Federal Trade Commission leaked to the network. Analyst Piers Harding-Rolls found in them a table in which Microsoft listed the ten largest companies in terms of estimated revenue from games for 2021.
Valve does not intend to ban games with generated assets on Steam. But there is a nuance
Recently it became known that Valve refuses to publish games on Steam, assets in which are created with the help of artificial intelligence. Several developers have told about this problem. Valve has now publicly commented on the situation.
Valve pays 100 third-party developers of open source software to work on the Steam Deck system
Pierre-Loup Griffais, one of the designers of the Steam Deck, said that Valve directly transfers money to more than 100 third-party developers of open source software. They help the company with work on the Proton compatibility layer, Mesa and Vulkan drivers, as well as Steam support on Linux devices and chromebooks.
The recommended regional price tags on Steam have increased significantly. The situation affected both Russia and Turkey
Valve has introduced a new tool for working with price tags on Steam. As part of this announcement, she also introduced new recommended price tags. For a number of countries, they turned out to be much higher than the previous ones.
The number of Steam Deck users may exceed 1 million by the beginning of next year
Such conclusions were reached by gaming expert Simon Carless (Simon Carless). He analyzed the available data on Steam Deck shipments and told whether indie developers should adapt their games for a portable PC from Valve.