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Valve Updates Steam’s Developer Revenue Share Tiers to Encourage Publishers to Stay on Platform
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Valve Updates Steam’s Developer Revenue Share Tiers to Encourage Publishers to Stay on Platform

Steam is undoubtedly the biggest distributing and gaming platform on PC. However, lately, a number of high-profile games deferred from Valve’s platform and published on their own platforms, partially due to the studio’s revenue share system discouraging developers and publishers. Valve finally released a statement changing its revenue share policy, after Activision released Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII exclusively on Battle.net. They continued to change the platform’s sales data confidentiality. Here is the full statement. read more

Bethesda gave out free canvas Fallout 76 bags at influencer event
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Bethesda gave out free canvas Fallout 76 bags at influencer event

The Fallout series is about the aftermath of a major catastrophe, and Fallout 76 seems to find new ways to define disaster with each passing week. Just days after it came to light that Bethesda had swapped the canvas bag shown in promotional materials for the $200 USD (£249.00) Power Armor Edition for a cheaper nylon version, we’ve learned that Bethesda gave free canvas bags to invitees to a Fallout 76 influencer event in the lead-up to launch. read more

Stardew Valley announcements are coming “soon” as the creator moves to self-publish
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Stardew Valley announcements are coming “soon” as the creator moves to self-publish

Stardew Valley was is the largely the work a single developer: Eric ‘ConcernedApe’ Barone. That only makes the farming RPG’s success even more heartwarming, but there was one other factor in the game’s release. Publisher Chucklefish brought the game to market on Steam and other platforms, but now Barone is parting with the company in order to go self-published. read more