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Steam launches real-money marketplace to buy in-game goods

By Rick
Dec 13, 2012
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  1. Valve has been very busy during the past several months, releasing a plethora of new Steam features like Big Picture, Green Light, Linux support and publishing non-gaming titles. The company's latest endeavor though, promises to shake things up even more: a place to...

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  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,473   +622

    So they launched a hat store then?
     
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,119   +1,523

    I think the term would be "virtual hat store".
     
  4. misor

    misor TS Maniac Posts: 1,020   +153

    So blizzard and steam now use real money in-game?

    in the meantime, I liked metro 2033's facebook page and got the game for free via steam.
    sweet :)
     
  5. Considering Valve is taking 5% of the cash of something they spent $0 and 0 time producing I would imagine it's going to be very profitable.Not to mention the very real possibility that more people utilize it due to the smaller percentage taken per sale.
     


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