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

By Rick · 4 replies
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: 2,922   +630

    So they launched a hat store then?
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,725   +3,700

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

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,283   +242

    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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