Questions tagged [steam]

An online gaming, digital distribution, social and DRM platform by developer Valve. This tag should be used for questions about Steam-specific issues with games or any of Steam's features, including but not limited to the digital distribution of games, the desktop PC client, in-game overlay, social features and account management and settings.

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Is there an option to change the language of Borderlands 3 on Steam?

The game is, for whatever reason, German on my system. Now, I'd like it in English. I'm aware that there is a function in the Steam properties that allows me to set the language. However, the game ...
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Steam Refund Policy

I bought a game called War Game: Red Dragon, and I didn't really like it and I played for 30 minutes. I had to get a haircut and I was getting rushed out of my house so I didn't have time to exit the ...
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Do mods get applied over multiple computers when I link my Nexus account to my Steam account?

I am one of three people using a Steam account and I am not the original owner of that account. We all have Skyrim Special Edition and I want to use a mod in my game, but I do not want the mod to get ...
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Steam stops downloading when my PC is locked

When I lock my computer, steam stops downloading updates. For example today, I came in the evening and there was an update for a game that I play. I could see "Time initiated" to be 14:30, yet nothing ...
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When did Valve make CS:GO freely available?

I'm new to CS:GO and recently downloaded it from steam and I wondered that such a pro game was made freely available (Free to play).But I didn't have any clue about when did Valve do that.
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How can I get a list of the App IDs of all games in my library?

I have over 1100 games and am saving them all locally, and want associated data for the games so I can easily transfer games from PC to PC on my home network, but the game ID is needed, and I'm not ...
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Are tags you add yourself in Steam public or private?

So lately I've been going through games I either see on the front page that i am interested in or games on my wish list and been adding a DRM tag hoping that it'll be easier to avoid games with DRM (...
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How to review a game in Steam library?

I'm using Steam on Windows. How can I review a game? I remember previously I would right click the game in my library and choose 'write a review' but that option seems to be no longer there.
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Can Terraria iOS players play with PC players? [duplicate]

I don't play Terraria much, but my little brother saw me playing on my PC and said he wanted to try. I let him, and he loved it. Once I told him we could play together, he got extremely happy and now ...
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Can I search games by estimated play time?

In the Steam store, is there any way to search for "short games", e.g., games with an estimated completion time of less than 1 hour? I did not find such option in the advanced search link.
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Why does the Steam wishlist behavior of UFO 50 differ from other pre-release titles?

I have several "Coming soon" titles on my Steam wishlist. I often hide them by filtering out pre-release titles but for some reason the game UFO 50 is not hidden. It also has a "View Details" button ...
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Best way to connect multiple controllers to a PC

I was considering building a LAN PC (e.g. a Mini ITX portable build) to bring around to my friends houses. I remember last time I tried to play two player Castle Crashers on Steam, we had a problem ...
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After closing Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012, a strange document has appeared

When I closed the game, I found there was an open document on my desktop titled 'mother'. It has a bunch of text mentioning a card in the game (I was just playing Nissa's deck against Jace in ...
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If I buy a Ubisoft game on Steam, can I play the game through Uplay? [closed]

I just bought Assassin's Creed Unity on Steam, but the place I was playing can't install the game on Steam but the game is already installed in Uplay, can I play the game from Uplay instead of from ...
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Missing executable [closed]

I was bored so I decided to buy the The Game of Life. I installed it, but every time I tried to launch it an error came up about a missing executable. I was wondering if there is a way this can be ...
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Tradeoffer with items selected - Steam Web API [closed]

I can't find the documentation for how to send trade offers with the steam web api. Most people says the API doesn't officially support sending trade offers, but I've seen people saying they achieved ...
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How to stop Steam from automatically running in background

When I start my PC (Win10), Steam also runs in the background. You can clearly see it and end processes from the task manager, but it still has enough time to log in before you can do that, using your ...
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Continuing downloads on Steam

I purchased Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege a while ago and I was waiting for a good time to download it so I wouldn't go over my monthly quota. So earlier this month I started downloading it but had ...
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Issue with a Steam version of Morrowind

First time here. I've recently been having issues wherein Steam tells me Morrowind is still running, even when it isn't. I've checked Task Manager and Morrowind doesn't show in the "Processes" tab, ...
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I need help with my steam account recovery [closed]

I forgot my password, and when I clicked I can't sign in. And when I entered my name, and everything, it says that it is going to send the verification code to this email that I is not mine, I even ...
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Is the Watch Dogs Complete Bundle paying twice for the same DLCs?

Is the Watch_Dogs Complete Bundle (Base, Season Pass, Bad Blood, Conspiracy & Access Granted) double charging for the same things? The Watch_Dogs Wiki says that the Season Pass, is already Bad ...
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Can one play multiplayer games on Steam locally, each logging in to their own account? [closed]

I've played Injustice 2 with my friend on my their Xbox. Each player can login from their account, in order to track their progress. Does Steam support this feature, especially when playing ...
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How do I stop community content in specific languages from appearing in the new Steam library?

The Steam Library has a display of the latest community content beneath the information for a game. The problem is loads of this is in Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other languages that I can'...
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Steam remote play together no streaming screen from mac host

I am trying to use Steam's remote play together to play Death Squared with a friend remotely. However, when they accept the invite, it shows the "live broadcast" screen and nothing else. It ...
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Accidentally tried to activate a key for a game I already had. Now what? [duplicate]

I was activating a bunch of keys from a Humble Bundle, when I accidentally tried to activate one for a game I already had. I had intended to give that key to someone else. As I was clicking on auto-...
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Are my game saves transferred on Steam?

I used to play on my brother's PC on my Steam account and through his shared games I got pretty far in several games. But now I have my own PC and I want to know if it'll keep all my progress if I buy ...
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How do you view the percentage of people who get a Steam achievement?

In the Steam Library interface, for a given game, I have a "post-game summary" section that shows an achievement, and what percentage of players obtain that achievement. (ie. "7.2% of players have ...
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I have a problem with steam launching in archlinux

Every single time than I try to launch steam it throws a You are missing the following 32-bit libraries followed by a Failed to load steamui.so error. $steam-runtime Running Steam on arch rolling 64-...
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How to Transfer Steam to a Different Harddrive on the Same Computer

so, my fiance bought a SSD(solid state drive) to run my games better. But the thing is, I already downloaded and have been playing 2 games on Steam prior to getting that drive. So I was wondering how ...
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Is there a Steam Player Ranking? [closed]

It could be an external site, or Steam itself. I believe there should be a ranking of the best players in terms of most achievements, perfect games and owned games.
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How to record hours played on Steam offline?

My wife often plays online games on my Steam account and I play lots of offline games so I usually log into Steam in Offline Mode but I would like these hours to be recorded so I got a log of how long ...
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How to disable steam in-game notifications?

When I'm playing a game from Steam I get in-game notifications like "Game X announces a new update" and it is very distracting, and I can't seem to find a setting that will disable it... How do ...
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Steam Does Not Recognize Insurgence: Sandstorm as Closed

I just played Insurgency: Sandstorm earlier today, and then left to do some other things. When I came back to start it, Steam said it was already running, even though it was not. Restarting Steam ...
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Steam downloads keep switching

I’m trying to download some games on steam, but everytime I leave it on to download the game downloading keeps switching with another one. I want to download one specific game first, so I’d there any ...
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Appear online while gaming on steam [duplicate]

Is there any way to appear just online and not in-game to your friends (not offline, I know how to do that) while you're in a game?
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Is there a way to see a list of every game I have ever owned on Steam?

Is there a way to see a list of every game I have ever owned on Steam? This includes games I have refunded, free games I've removed the license for, and free weekend games that I didn't end up buying. ...
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Is there no other way to remove the “7 day purchase” market ban other than spending money?

I recently got back to Steam after a long time and my marketplace has been made unavailable due to my not having a purchase between 7 days and 1 year old. I read the FAQ site and it says I can remove ...
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Are there any disadvantages in buying Outward at GOG.com instead of Steam? Do mods actually work properly in the GOG version?

I want to buy Outward, and I usually buy games from GOG and avoid supporting Steam if I can. However, I have read that there can be problems with launching Nexus mods with the GOG version. Is it true?...
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Which Steam friends have I played the most hours with?

In Steam, is it possible to see how many hours in game I've played with each friend?
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How do you view CD Keys in Steam? [duplicate]

How do I view a CD key on the latest version of Steam? Valve reworked the layout and there is no CD key option on the right side of the Steam Library.
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Specific server not responding specifically for me

There are a few community servers, in specific three from the same host, that I want to connect to badly but the game always says "Server not responding". I'm not banned from them and everyone else ...
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How to move a Steam pop-up notification to another edge of the screen? [duplicate]

I want to move the Steam pop-up notification (when someone connected or someone start a game or when someone chats with me). So I want to move it to any another edge of the screen. I found this tip: ...
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How to set Big Picture Image and Banner in Steam

In the new updated Steam Library; I am able to add a 'Non-Steam Game', set a custom icon to it and set 'Custom Artwork' for it. When I set a custom icon; I use '.ico' files and that works fine. When ...
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How can i reach the Announcement/RSS Page from a Steam Game Page?

I created a Selenium Script that iterates though all the game URLS i have in a list (ie https://store.steampowered.com/app/400910 or https://store.steampowered.com/app/233450) and looks for the link ...
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54 Games Missing From Steam Library

Since Steam forced its new "improved" UI on its users, 54 games have vanished from my library—and that's just ONE Steam account; two others are similarly afflicted. All owned games show up in Games ...
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Steam isn't downloading a game but it thinks it is ('missing executable' error message)

So there is a Steam game that I haven't played for quite a while, and today I felt like playing it again (The game is Contradiction: Spot the Liar, if it matters). But I was greeted with this error ...
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SUPERHOT MCD saves seemingly wiped

I got a new computer, loaded Steam onto it, and tried launching SUPERHOT MCD on it to see if it handled it well. Unfortunately, it ended up starting a new game instead of loading my existing save. ...
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How can I have game-specific Steam in-game browser homepages?

It seems the option to set the homepage for Steam's in-game browser only allows for one URL. That said, I would like to know if there is a way to enable a different homepage for different games. For ...
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Steam Share not giving me access to one of the games

My friend used the family share feature in Steam to give me access to his games. When I login to my account, I can play all his games, such as Modern Warfare 3, but I can't seem to access Modern ...
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Steam link app for Chrome OS?

I want to remote play games on a Chromebook streamed from a Windows PC. Is there a Steam link app or extension for Chrome OS?

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