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May 7th, 2011, 10:12
Originally Posted by DoctorNarrative View Post
They don't get any money from non-Steam sales, that's one of the reasons it got so popular with publishers. Steamworks is completely free to use for developers and publishers and Valve does not get a cut of non-Steam sales. Valve relies on the customer being forced to use Steam to further their sales on future titles.
Exactly, it's not about money.

It's about using their client and thereby supporting Steam as a platform - which will, in turn, increase awareness and popularity of it.

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