If you play lots of online video games or you own several games or even wish to buy games, but you're not entirely sure where to manage them or purchase them from, you can use this application to access all kinds of video games. And the best part is that the software is free to use.
How Can Steam Boost Your Gaming Activities?
First things first, Steam has a straightforward user interface suitable for all kinds of game enthusiasts. It can run on all Windows operating systems as well as devices. It's also ideal for MAC operating systems, Makings accessible to hundreds of people around the world.
This software is supported by a growing number of an online community which helps to Foster gaming relationship through chats and competitions. What makes Steam a powerful software is that users do not need to manually search for games online as this application does that for you automatically by searching the internet for some of your favourite games and the best packages available. Users also enjoy buying games on discounts and sales, and sometimes getting alerted to free games before its officially released to the general public.
One thing that stands out with Steam is that you can purchase games at a much cheaper rate compared to buying a stand-alone game. Since it is supported by multiple devices as well as operating systems, users can exchange or share this software with your friends or invite people to join you in playing any particular game.
As already mentioned, the user interface is straightforward. After creating an account on Steam, you can log into your account and play the latest games, find friends online, find the best game servers, get automatic updates on different games, chat with friends even when in-game, and also receive Steam-only special offers on games.
Well, this is a phenomenal software for gamers; the user interface is somewhat fundamental and archaic. So if you're looking for in modern through where you can access all your game, you might be a little bit disappointed with Steam’s interface. That notwithstanding, this software offers some of the best functionality regarding having and managing all your games from one place.
While there are advantages to using this software, there are other disadvantages a user might experience. For instance you might find some pages slow to load up, if you're in inexperience gamer then you might experience a bit of difficulty in navigating the user interface. Regarding sharing games with your friends or other players using this software, you might be required to activate some of the newer games before going ahead to sharing them with your friends.
Another cool thing about Steam is that you can listen to customized music while playing any game, and this does not cause a general drive of your system resources. It leaves a small footprint which is suitable even for low-end computers.
This software supports several languages apart from English, including Korean, French, Swedish, Japanese, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Catalan, Finnish, Spanish, German, Polish, Italian, Basque, Czech, Greek, as well as Danish. Steam also supports Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, as well as Windows 10.
Key Features of Steam Include:
- It supports lots of languages, including most European languages;
- Has a vast community of users;
- You can find friends easily online;
- It has a primary user interface;
- It has an extensive library of video games;
- It supports automatic updates;
- Users can listen to music while playing a game;
- It is a freeware;
- It offers lots of discounts and sales on games;
- Users are provided free games before official release;
- receive Steam-only special offers;
- Access to popular games;
- Easy access to some of the best gaming servers;
- It is compatible with Windows operating system, including Windows 8, 8.1, XP, as well as Windows 10.
In general, this software offers game enthusiasts the opportunity to play video games online without difficulties. You have access to all the latest games, favorite games, best gaming servers, automatic updates on games, and a large user community. You can equally find other gamers online, invite them to join your game, or chat with them, discussing gaming activities wins and losses, and a myriad of other things.
Keep in mind that this software has a rather old-fashioned interface, meaning that while it offers the ability to access some of the modern and latest video games online, navigating it might be a bit daunting. However, this should not be a problem because the helpful features offered goes a long way in covering up for its shortcoming. You can pretty much purchase games at a somewhat cheaper rate using this software as opposed to purchasing the game officially, and you're offered discounts and free games legally.
What's new in 2019.08.05 version?
- Fix details button in games grid view not working
- Fix Steam client drop down menus temporarily freezing client and showing at incorrect location when client is partially offscreen
- Fix a case where the saved client configuration could be overwritten if running Steam on multiple PCs at once
- Blacklist a problematic USB device that could cause Steam to hang
- Add support for the Victrix PS4 Pro Fight Stick
- Fix Steam Controllers sometimes turning off when reconnecting to a wireless dongle
- Fix an issue in games with multiple official controller configurations where controllers that did not have their own configuration would use the first listed configuration instead of the first compatible configuration
Steam Remote Play:
- Fix several crashes
- Fix chord combinations for back / start / thumbstick clicks on MFi controllers
Last Updated: 2019-08-12
Developer: Valve Corporation
File size: 1.5 MB
Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
MD5 Checksum: 81448c2e730b50b597bbd5e43007ce6a