Steam RSS News Feed http://www.steampowered.com/ All Steam news, all the time! en Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:02:00 -0800 http://www.steampowered.com/ <![CDATA[Dota 2 Workshop Tools Alpha Update - December 19th, 2014 (2)]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:02:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-19T17:02:00-0800
  • Fixed a bug with launching custom games on 32bit operating systems.
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  • Added transition material set to the basic radiant and dire tile sets to transition between the default material sets.
    Fixed a regression in setting color modulation on certain models.
    Removed scaleform_cache_ map entries in assetbrowser.
    Added a warning when running tools in 32bit about the possibility of running out of memory.
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    <![CDATA[The Steam Holiday Sale Day 2!]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:05:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-19T10:05:00-0800 Steam Holiday Sale continues! For the next fifteen days, take advantage of huge saving throughout our store on thousands of games. Check back often to take advantage of new deals every 12 hours. Vote in the Community’s Choice to help decide what games get an even deeper discount!

    In addition, more than a hundred games and apps will be Featured Deals throughout the sale, which rotate every 24 hours.

    Today's Featured Deals include:


    Participating in the 2014 Steam Holiday Sale will also earn you exclusive Holiday Sale Trading Cards. Collect all 10 cards during the sale to earn the Holiday Sale 2014 Badge, backgrounds and emoticons!

    The Steam Holiday Sale will runs from December 18th until 10AM PST, January 2nd. Complete information on Featured Deals, Community’s Choice Vote and more can be found HERE.

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    <![CDATA[Dota 2 Update - December 18th, 2014]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:51:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-18T17:51:00-0800 <![CDATA[Dota 2 Update - December 18th, 2014]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:46:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-18T13:46:00-0800 * Fixed an issue where Mac OS X users could not connect to servers reliably.
    * Fixed an issue where the first spectator watching a game could time out too early.
    * Themed map preference option now available for 1v1, coop bot, and ranked matches.
    * Themed map preference is now a soft matching parameter, not a hard compatibility requirement. In ranked, the standard map will be used unless all players have opted into the themed map. In all other modes, the map with the most votes wins, with ties going to the oldest account.]]>
    <![CDATA[Pre-Purchase Now - Etherium]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:27:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-18T11:27:00-0800 Etherium is Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam and is 10% off!

    Etherium is a real-time strategy game set in a science-fiction universe, where three factions battle it out for a mysterious and rare resource known as ‘Etherium’.

    Manage your resources, develop your base, and take command of infantry, tanks, aircraft, and gigantic colossi of war to battle not only your foes, but weather anomalies and mysterious secondary factions in richly strategic and original RTS gameplay. In a dynamic, fully-fleshed out single player campaign, develop your technological capabilities and expand your colonies over the furthest sectors of space, assembling a formidable armada.

    Coming January 2015
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    <![CDATA[The Steam Holiday Sale starts today!]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:18:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-18T10:18:00-0800 Steam Holiday Sale is here! For the next fifteen days, take advantage of huge saving throughout our store on thousands of games. Check back often to take advantage of new deals every 12 hours. Vote in the Community’s Choice to help decide what games get an even deeper discount!

    In addition, more than a hundred games and apps will be Featured Deals throughout the sale, which rotate every 24 hours.

    Today's Featured Deals include:


    Participating in the 2014 Steam Holiday Sale will also earn you exclusive Holiday Sale Trading Cards. Collect all 10 cards during the sale to earn the Holiday Sale 2014 Badge, backgrounds and emoticons!

    The Steam Holiday Sale will run from now until 10AM PST, January 2nd. Complete information on Featured Deals, Community’s Choice Vote and more can be found HERE.

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    <![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Fork Parker's Holiday Profit Hike]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:01:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-18T10:01:00-0800 Fork Parker's Holiday Profit Hike is Now Available on Steam for free!

    Against explosive firepower, bitter cold, and dizzying heights, Fork Parker must outwit a group of no-talent game developers in a deadly holiday promotional game. Also, did we mention it's free!?

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    <![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:51:38 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-18T09:51:38-0800 METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES is Now Available on Steam!

    World-renowned Kojima Productions brings the Metal Gear Solid franchise to Steam with METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES. Play as the legendary hero Snake and infiltrate a Cuban military base to rescue the hostages. Can you make it out alive?
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    <![CDATA[Dota 2 Workshop Tools Alpha Update - December 17th, 2014]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:58:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-17T15:58:00-0800
  • Improved performance and memory used when playing custom games
  • Added support for playing custom games on 32bit Windows [XP]
  • Added Direct3D 9 support
  • Added ability to blend between tile sets in the tile editor using override materials.
  • Added additional materials and blending between tile sets in the example dota_pvp_tiled map.
  • Added additional controls for adjusting the rotation and pitch of trees in the tile editor.
  • Added ability to swap existing plant placements in the tile editor in the same way trees could already be swapped.
  • Added functionality to look up a tile in a tile set by right clicking it while in the tile editor.
  • Added high contrast lighting mode option in Hammer viewports.
  • Added a new alternate desert tile set which can be applied to maps built using the tile editor.
  • Modified the multiblend shader so all four layers can have independent rotation and scale while using world space UVs.
  • Fixed Hammer bug where if a map failed to load the progress bar would never go away.
  • Fixed bug where objects using the world space UVs option of the multiblend shader would sometimes flicker.
  • Fixed particle bug related to delays on nested child particle systems
  • Added texture sequence preview to assetbrowser and PET texture picker
  • Fixed bug with Hammer particle preview where control point entities were normally ignored (as soon as the system was restarted)
  • Change particles to use the new KV3 compiler & resource version (content format is unchanged for now)
  • Initial support for hitboxes in PET
  • Assetbrowser honors texture alpha channel, has a channel selector
  • Made placement of data-driven units in Hammer more robust
  • Fixed a number of visual bugs in particle effects
  • Fixed bugs in portrait rendering, including rendering multiple selected units correctly
  • Increased connection timeout to 3 minutes
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    • Fixed a client crash related to ragdolls
    • Added a one week delay before items purchased from the Mann Co. Store or the Steam Community Market can be traded
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    <![CDATA[Daily Deal - Dungeon of the Endless™, 50% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-17T10:00:00-0800 Dungeon of the Endless™!*

    Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

    *Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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    <![CDATA[Midweek Madness - Crusader Kings II, 75% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:52:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-16T11:52:00-0800 Crusader Kings II during this week's Midweek Madness*!

    *Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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    <![CDATA[Midweek Madness - Sanctum 2, 80% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:52:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-16T11:52:00-0800 Sanctum 2 during this week's Midweek Madness*!

    *Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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    <![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98 ULTIMATE MATCH FINAL EDITION]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:37:18 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-16T11:37:18-0800 THE KING OF FIGHTERS '98 ULTIMATE MATCH FINAL EDITION is Now Available on Steam!

    After “KOF '98”, often praised by the fans as the best installment in the “KOF” series, and “KOF ’98 UM” 10 years later, “KOF ’98” returns now on the Steam PC gaming platform in an ultimate and final version with THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’98 ULTIMATE MATCH FINAL EDITION
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    <![CDATA[Daily Deal - Substance Painter, 67% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-16T10:00:00-0800 Substance Painter!*

    Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

    *Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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    <![CDATA[Team Fortress 2 Update Released]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:51:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-15T15:51:00-0800
    • Fixed a client crash related to ragdolls
    • Updated Mann Co. Store prices for foreign currencies to current USD equivalents
    • Updated rd_asteroid
      • Began interior art-pass process
      • Reduced respawn times for both teams by 1 second
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    <![CDATA[Daily Deal - Space Engineers, 50% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-15T10:00:00-0800 Space Engineers!*

    Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

    *Offer ends Wednesday at 10AM Pacific Time
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    <![CDATA[Now Available on Steam Early Access - theHunter: Primal]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:07:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-15T08:07:00-0800 theHunter: Primal is Now Available on Steam Early Access!

    Hunt - Explore - Survive

    The most realistic prehistoric survival game ever created. Featuring a huge Jurassic environment populated by horrifying all-stars such as T-Rex, Triceratops, Utahraptor. The hunting & wildlife experience of the renowned developer Expansive Worlds is combined with all new survival elements where up to 16 players face extreme peril in an effort to prove themselves in a cruel world of survival vs. both each other and the greatest predators known to man.

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    <![CDATA[Daily Deal - Next Car Game: Wreckfest, 50% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0800 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-12-14T10:00:00-0800 Next Car Game: Wreckfest!*

    Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

    *Offer ends Tuesday at 10AM Pacific Time
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