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Steam to Start Selling Non-Gaming Software

Will it result in some really boring achievements?


Valve announced today that it will be expanding its popular Steam digital game distribution service for PC and Mac to include a wide range of non-gaming software starting on September 5.

Besides offering software makers a built-in audience of roughly 40 million gamers that already use Steam, Valve stressed in the announcement that the non-gaming software on the service would be able to take advantage of Steamworks features like simplified installation, automatic updates, and Steam Cloud saves that are portable across multiple computers.