In a report Valve released yesterday, the company presented the many changes it implemented in Steam in 2018. But it did not stop on the past, and Valve revealed new changes that would come to Steam in 2019. If everything goes as planned, this years would be the best one for the popular platform which now has to come up with many improvements to attract publishers and customers since Epic Games Store launched.
According to Valve, in 2018, Steam had 47 million daily active users and 90 million monthly active users. The company added that the implementation of a “moderation team,” which went through 113,290 reported posts, “most of which were resolved in less than a day,” was a significant achievement, as Valve reported.
Also, the “game review team processed 46,200 review requests, played 11,111 games (or DLCs), and examined 17,448 store pages,” Valve stated. Besides, Valve’s team answered to more than 44 million help tickets, which is a great improvement since the Steam support team has been known for its latency.
Valve Revealed New Changes To Come To Steam In 2019
In addition to presenting all the improvements implemented in 2018, Valve also revealed new changes that would come to Steam in 2019. According to Valve, there will be eight significant enhancement that would come to Steam.
As Valve reported, three of the new changes in Steam in 2019 would be improved store discoverability including a new algorithmic recommendation engine and new broadcasting and curating features. Also, a reworked Steam library based on the tech behind the new Steam chat, a new events system, Steam TV support for all games, an expanded Steam Trust system to identify cheaters, and a Steam PC cafe program would also be added.
In addition to all those changes, Valve is preparing the roll out of Steam China and the launch of a new Steam Chat mobile app.
Jackson Bey was born and raised in Lethbridge Alberta but moved east when he was 22. Apart from running his own consulting firm. Jackson spends his time canoeing the many lakes of Ontario. As a financial journalist Jackson has published stories for CBC Business Online, as well as Buzz Feed and Motherboard. As a contributor to Billionaire 365, Jackson mostly covers markets and trade.