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What is Steam.

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Hello

Being somewhat aged and a tad worn,I know not what Steam is in relation to games or flightsim.

I do know what steam is when rising from saucepans.

So please what is Steam?

 

Cheers Andy


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It's the most useless thing in the world


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Steam often has huge discounts on games and flight simulations when running several sales during the year. Their winter sale should start soon. Expect discounts on other flight simulations again.

You can manage all Your games in one central place and trade them also with others. Its also a community and forum.

Steam has many millions of players from all over the world.

And their newest feature is steam broadcasting: Watch other people or Your friends via live-stream when they play a game or allow Your friends or all people to watch You when playing a game.

Dovetail is going to release FSX on the Steam platformn and is bringing it to the attention of millions of (new) pc gamers this way.

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Steam is what comes out of my ears every time FSX crashes.

 

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Steam is a software distribution platform. In fact, it's by far the biggest software distribution platform ever created


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It's a way to sell games


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It's an online shop that sells games (and addons, known as DLC) in downloadable form. It has side features such as multiplayer servers (and associated features such as instant messaging/chat).


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It is the Saviour of PC Gaming. 65+ Million Active Subscribers and just checked there are currently 7 Million users online and top games now are:

 

no. of Users

754,105 Dota 2
290,357 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
65,613 Team Fortress 2
57,242 Football Manager 2015
32,922 Counter-Strike
35,258 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
35,732 Sid Meier's Civilization V
33,482 Garry's Mod
23,798 Warframe
23,523 Arma 3

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Thanks Guys

I now know what Steam is.....and that covers all steams ,be they of the saucepan (my personal choice) type, the earhole type or the game playing type.

 

Thanks All

 

Andy


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