Steam: Something Next-Gen Consoles Could Learn From The PC

By Luke Plunkett on June 20, 2013, 3:15 AM

The PS4, Xbox One and Wii U are all very different consoles, but there's one thing I wish all three had in common: their digital pricing. Something they could learn from the PC.

Steam gets a lot of credit for rejuvenating the PC gaming market, and there's one area it deserves more praise than anywhere else: its regular, highly-discounted sales.

I say this not because I like things to be cheap. I realise a brand new game does, and should, cost $40-$60. But the real value of Steam, and its crazy pricing, is that it actually caters not just to the budgets of gamers, but their gaming habits as well.

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