About

Steam is a platform for the digital distribution of games on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, created by Valve Corporation. Steam implements many social features like chat, in-game voice, game recommendations, community groups and more.

General Information

  • Released: September 12, 2003 (PC), May 12, 2010 (Mac), February 14, 2013 (Linux)
  • Features:
    • Online Store (Digital distribution)
    • Account and Digital Rights Management (DRM)
    • In-game overlay
    • Profiles & Achievement tracking
    • Friends Lists
    • Group chat
    • Social networking
    • Workshop for creative content & game modding
    • Game Broadcasting & Watching
    • Marketplace for earned content
  • Platforms: ,

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