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Valve is always coming up with new ways to keep players protected and safe when engaging in online activities with various games available on Steam. In the case of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive they will have a new holding period for items when players attempt to make trades.
One of the big gimmicks of the Valve fall and winter sales was that there were these daily deals that occurred every eight or so hours, as well as flash deals that happened periodically. Those deals will be gone for the next two Steam sales, starting with the autumn sale that commences on November 25th.
After a week of trying to play on shaky servers, one brave Left 4 Dead 2 modder has taken matters into their own hands. Assuming you can jump into a round of the game, you can now unleash your fury at those servers by blowing up, well, those servers.
While a lot of digital platforms will feed ads to users without a second thought, and most digital distribution platforms are known for ads, one service does not have them: Steam. One of Valve's staff explains why Steam doesn't have ads.
Valve is already selling selling the fall 2015 Compendium at two tiers: a $3.99 entry pack and one for $9.99. The packages will put players into the Compendium in Dota 2 to allow them to earn Compendium coins, partake in the coin wagers and earn new treasures and goods in the game.
Dota 2 has a lot of great qualities. The lack of a surrender option isn't one of them.
Valve has made some pretty big changes to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. They've completely retooled the game's skeletal system and upgraded the hitboxes to better accurately represent the player states.
Dota 2 Reborn's beta is getting underway to allow players to play-test the new features and massive expanses that Valve is implementing into the free-to-play MOBA. The Dota 2 Reborn page was recently updated with the second entry in the three part series looking at the all new features for the game.
Valve has a massive bit of news to share with the Dota 2 community. They made an initial post about some new content arriving for the free-to-play MOBA, but in addition to the initial post there's a massive page full of details and gameplay features for Dota 2 Reborn.
One of the biggest complaints levied at Valve is the lack of proper refunds. Yes, every once in a while during controversial game releases gamers are allowed to exercise refunds, but it's not a standard policy on Steam. Well, that all changed today.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has received a major update called Operation Bloodhound. This update brings both free and paid features to the PC/Mac/Linux shooter.
After lots of complaints, a few gifs and some video footage later, Valve has decided to fix the hitboxes in Coutner-Strike: Global Offensive. When will they be fixed? No one knows. How long will it take? Well, it'll be on Valve's time.
The Dota 2 team has announced that there will be four major championship tournaments this fall for their popular multiplayer online battle arena game. The announcement comes with a major caveat this time around and it concerns team rosters and player trading.
Valve has finally decided to crack down on spammers and scammers who make dummy accounts and attempt to leverage Steam's features for their nefarious ends. How are they cracking down on spammers? By putting a purchase cap on accounts that want to access Steam's full features.
Valve is testing an all new way to securely log into your account and access your library. How will this be accomplished? Well, they're attempting to follow in Blizzard's footsteps with a new two-step authentication process using mobile devices.