Author Topic: How can there be people claiming Valve have not done anything for PC gaming?  (Read 2898 times)

Offline seedhe

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After the golden 90s, the mid 2000s were certainly not a great time to be playing on PC. A lot of console exclusive titles (including Epic Games and them blaming piracy for their abandonment of the PC), crappy Omegle ports, Microsoft's greatly beloved Games for Windows Live service, including trying to get PC players to pay for online and anti-piracy measures like SecuROM.

Steam continued to provide free multiplayer throughout the entire time and at some point publishers started to realize that there is actually money to be made on PC and started to release their titles on it. Pretty much all of them were or are limited to being released on Steam because there was no alternative back then.

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