You can try demos of the video games. We do not know all of the studios participating simply but, however we’ll replace this text with a number of the featured video games when the occasion begins later as we speak at 1PM ET / 10AM PT. That stated, we do know the occasion will run till March 23rd.
That is the second pageant of this kind that Valve has helped put collectively. In December, the corporate labored with Geoff Keighley, the founding father of The Recreation Awards, to host the debut Steam Video games Pageant, which highlighted 14 video games over 48 hours. Keighley tweeted on Tuesday that he and Valve plan to host extra occasions all year long. Additionally they need to convey the pageant to different platforms.
The significance of one thing like this cannot be overstated. Only a few indie studios have personalities like Jonathan Blow to attract folks to their video games. Additionally they do not have the kind of advertising budgets that assist launch AAA titles up the gross sales charts. As a substitute, they rely on phrase of mouth to spur gross sales, one thing that is laborious to nurture when group get-togethers aren’t occurring.