Introducing the Interactive Recommender

Introducing the Interactive Recommender

Today we’re introducing a new interactive recommender as one of the experimental features in Steam Labs. Check it out at: https://store.steampowered.com/recommender/ Find the games you’ll love on Steam One of Steam’s strengths is its massive catalog of great games from developers large and small, spanning almost every genre. With so much stuff to choose from, we’ve heard from users that you’d like better tools to help you find games you’ll

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Introducing Steam Labs

Introducing Steam Labs

Behind the scenes at Steam, we create many experimental features with codenames like The Peabody Recommender and Organize Your Steam Library Using Morse Code. For the first time, we’re giving these works-in-progress a home called Steam Labs, where you can interact with them, tell us whether you think they’re worth pursuing further, and if so, share your thoughts on how they should evolve. We’ve selected three initial experiments to share

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Steam Grand Prix: Day 4 Results & Update

Steam Grand Prix: Day 4 Results & Update

Congratulations to our Day 4 winning teams, Tortoise, Hare and Pig! Today at the Indie Motor Speedway, we have some brief special announcements to make. The Grand Prix Badge is no longer infinitely upgradable. If you’ve already upgraded your badge beyond level 2000, you are in luck! All upgrades will be honored. Badges obtained through exploits have already been removed. Additionally, in an effort to balance team sizes for the

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The Grand Prix Summer Races are Full Speed Ahead

The Grand Prix Summer Races are Full Speed Ahead

Congrats to the winners at Magic Mountain on Day 3, and a special welcome to the podium to Pig… in a Blanket! Corgi would appear to be unstoppable, but the Grand Prix can still be taken by any of the teams. The first few days of the Grand Prix have been dynamic and dramatic, to the point that some of you have started to wonder what’s going on under the

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Top Releases of May 2019

Top Releases of May 2019

We’re continuing our new monthly series with a look at the top games released on Steam during the month of May. As with last month’s post, this list looks at all games released during the month and grabs the top 20 by revenue earned in the first two weeks following release. In this list, there really is something for every kind of player. From narrative single-player games to open world

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Behind the Scenes at the Summer Sale Grand Prix Races

Behind the Scenes at the Summer Sale Grand Prix Races

We’ve heard your feedback about the complexity of the Steam Grand Prix event. We designed something pretty complicated with a whole bunch of numbers and rules and recognize we should’ve been more clear. We want to apologize for the confusion that this has caused, and also apologize for the broken mechanics that have led to an unbalanced event. Based on your feedback, we’ve made some updates to the game, which

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Summer Sale featuring the Steam Grand Prix 2019 has begun!

Summer Sale featuring the Steam Grand Prix 2019 has begun!

Start your engines, everybody… the Steam Summer Sale has begun! For the next 14 days, enjoy great savings on a huge selection of games and join in the Steam Grand Prix 2019 event until July 7th 10AM PDT. Choose your team from a selection of five fabulous racers: tortoise, hare, cockatiel, pig, and corgi, each with their own unique style of vehicle. Compete with your rival teams to earn points

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Two days left to Spring Clean!

Two days left to Spring Clean!

Have you taken the time to blow some dust off your Steam library this weekend? You have two more days to dive in and play some games you haven’t looked at in a while… or at all! While you’re sweeping out the cobwebs, complete those Spring Cleaning tasks and level up your own shiny Spring Cleaning Badge. Want to put a spring in your step by trying something new? Check

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Spring Cleaning Event is now live!

Spring Cleaning Event is now live!

Ahh Spring! Once again, it’s time for new growth, blooming flowers, baby birds and the annual assessment of all of your earthly possessions. This year, why limit yourself to rediscovering beloved items in your physical closets when your Steam library is full of great games that, for whatever reason, you just never got around to playing? Dust off an old favorite, launch a game you haven’t tried before and explore

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Top Steam Releases of April 2019

We are continually fascinated by the number of amazing games coming out on Steam each month and how much variety there is in what becomes popular. In any given month, the most popular new releases represent a wide variety of styles, genres, and themes. They may be worldwide hits or they may have a stronger audience only in particular regions.  So, we’re trying something new with this post by taking

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