Valve Announces Plans For Steam In 2019

Valve has big plans for 2019 and in a recent blog post, the company has listed out the improvements it has brought to Steam in 2018, along with interesting stats on its users base and growth for last year.

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According to Valve, Steam has 90 million monthly active users, 47 million daily active users, and its users is making 1.6 million new purchases each month.

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While Steam did accomplished a lot in 2018 like revamping the Steam Chat, adding content filtering tools, removal of fake games and troll developers, and even enhancing the Steam Store Wishlist, Valve will continue to improve Steam’s infrastructure work with new updates and more. Check out what’s coming to Steam in 2019:

  • Store Discoverability: We’re working on a new recommendation engine powered by machine-learning, that can match players to games based on their individual tastes. Algorithms are only a part of our discoverability solution, however, so we’re building more broadcasting and curating features and are constantly assessing the overall design of the store.
  • Steam China: We’ve partnered with Perfect World to bring Steam onshore into China. We’ll reveal more details about this in the coming months.
  • Steam Library Update: Some long awaited changes to the Steam Client will ship, including a reworked Steam Library, built on top of the technology we shipped in Steam Chat.
  • New Events System: We’re upgrading the events system in the Steam Community, enabling you to highlight interesting activities in your games like tournaments, streams, or weekly challenges.
  • Steam TV: We’re working on expanding Steam TV beyond just broadcasting specific tournaments and special events, in order to support all games.
  • Steam Chat: We’re going to ship a new Steam Chat mobile app, so you can share your favorite GIFs with your friends while on the go.
  • Steam Trust: The technology behind Trusted Matchmaking on CS:GO is getting an upgrade and will become a full Steam feature that will be available to all games. This means you’ll have more information that you can use to help determine how likely a player is a cheater or not.
  • Steam PC Cafe Program: We are going to officially ship a new PC Cafe Program so that players can have a good experience using Steam in hundreds of thousands of PC Cafes Worldwide.

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