Steam is primarily a video game digital distribution service that also offers streaming services to the users. So, users can easily stream their gameplay to their audience. It was released in the year 2003. It offers software to download and install on your device. Also, this software is developed and distributed by Valve Corporation. It was first developed to provide an update of games that were developed by Valve. But, after some time, third-party games also got included in it. And, it became pretty popular among the users. Nowadays, it offers digital rights management (DRM), social networking servers, and matchmaking servers. Moreover, users can add friends to their profile. Plus there are an in-game voice and chat functions available for the users. Other than that, this network is the largest distribution network in terms of gaming. It holds around 70% share of the market space all around the globe.
Along with the above features, Steam offers cross-platform software that is available for multiple platforms. These platforms are:
- Mac OS.
As it has a wide range of availability, there won’t be any type of compatibility issues for you. There are different modes available for gamers. Each of these modes will provide you with the ultimate gaming experience. Also, it will handle all the downloads by itself. Plus, organize the local files of the games pretty efficiently. On this platform, there are small sections of other content like hardware design software, anime, films, and game soundtracks.