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Goodbye Steam Greenlight, hello Steam Direct

Valve is shuttering its Greenlight community program, instead moving to a more "open" system with Steam Direct, which will allow more publishers to get their games listed on Steam. With Steam Direct, developers will be able to submit their game to Valve by filling out paperwork, and pay anywhere from $100 to $5,000 in application

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Full PS4 controller support comes to Steam

Valve said it was adding full support for the PlayStation 4's DualShock controller in Steam, and that integration is now live. Users can now configure the PS4 controllers through Steam's native API, making modifications to the button layout or assign custom functions to the touchpad. The changelog for the latest version of the Steam client notes

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Facebook takes on Steam with Gameroom

With a userbase exceeding 125 million, Steam is the leading platform for PC games by a large margin. Facebook is now looking to get a piece of the action with its new service, Gameroom. The service is an evolution of Facebook Games Arcade, and is available as a desktop client for Windows that lets

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Valve is adding native support for PlayStation 4 controller to Steam

At the Steam Dev Days event, Valve engineer Jeff Bellinghausen revealed that the company is looking to introduce native support for the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 controller into Steam. An upcoming update to Steam’s controller API will bring customization options for the PS4 controller. Adding PS4 integration shouldn't be too difficult considering the Steam Controller

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You can now buy games on Steam using Bitcoin

Steam is now letting users buy games through Bitcoin. The option is available when you're at the payment page, following which users are redirected to the third-party BitPay website to conclude the payment. Steam is also teaming up with Lionsgate to make over 100 movies from the studio's catalog available for purchase

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